US Postmaster general delivers upbeat report to governorsFebruary 9, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said there is new "energy, focus and improvement” across the Postal Service, and he touted upcoming electric delivery trucks as making the Postal Service a leader in carbon footprint reduction during an upbeat report to postal governors on Thursday.
Concerns over segregation display led to post office closureAugust 17, 2022 GMT
MONTPELIER STATION, VA (AP) — The United States Postal Service has closed a small Virginia post office over agency management's concerns about its location inside a historic train depot that also serves as a museum about racial segregation.
USPS to request rate increase due to inflation, DeJoy saysAugust 9, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation is going to add over $1 billion to the U.S. Postal Service budget, necessitating a request for another rate increase in January, but the service is well prepared for the November election, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said Tuesday.
New USPS election division will oversee mail-in ballotsJuly 28, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States Postal Service is creating a division to handle election mail issues as part of an effort to ensure swift and secure delivery of ballots for the 2022 midterm election, officials said Wednesday.
Contractor convicted in embezzlement of postal service fundsSeptember 17, 2021 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit contractor has been convicted in the embezzlement of more than $1.2 million from the United States Postal Service.
Michael Rymar, 59, of Rochester Hills pleaded guilty Thursday, the U.S.
Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court bench in public sessionFebruary 19, 2019 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was back on the Supreme Court bench on Tuesday, eight weeks after surgery for lung cancer...
Trump convenes task force to study US Postal ServiceApril 13, 2018 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of railing against online shopping giant Amazon, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday creating a task force to study the United States Postal Service...
USPS: Charlotte among top 20 cities for mail carrier dog attacksApril 9, 2018 GMT
Chances are, you'll check your mailbox this week without a passing thought. But, for thousands of postal service workers across the United States, April 8-14 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week.
According to the United States Postal Service, mail carriers were attacked by dogs a total of 6,244 times in 2017 -- a decrease of 500 attacks from 2016.