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Md. Letter Carrier Pleads Guilty to Stealing Mail

A U.S. Postal Service employee has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 20,000 pieces of mail since 2005.

07/24/2014

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2 Md. Men Charged With Stealing $2.2M Worth Of U.S. Postal Carts

Prosecutors say a federal grand jury has indicted two Maryland men on charges of stealing $2.2 million worth of aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service.

05/13/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder told a Senate committee on Thursday that there is a “shocking” number of people who are using the U.S. Postal Service to send illegal drugs around the country.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Holder: Postal Service Mail Used For ‘Shocking’ Amount Of Drug Dealing

Attorney General Eric Holder told a Senate committee on Thursday that there is a “shocking” number of people who are using the U.S. Postal Service to send illegal drugs around the country.

04/03/2014

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Star-Spangled Banner Stamp Unveiled at Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institution is beginning a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the flag and song that became the national anthem with a new forever stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.

03/06/2014

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Unions Angered By Postal Service’s Staples Outlets

The opening of Postal Service retail centers in dozens of Staples stores around the country is being met with threats of protests and boycotts by the agency’s unions.

01/20/2014

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Postal Service, Union Wrangle Over Staples Outlets

The opening of Postal Service retail centers in dozens of Staples stores around the country is being met with threats of protests and boycotts by the agency’s unions.

01/19/2014

U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) sits with actress Gabrielle Union during a March on Washington stamp unveiling event at the Newseum, Aug. 23, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Postal Service hosted the event to unveil a limited edition stamp commemorating the 1963 march on Washington for civil rights.  (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Limited-Edition March on Washington Stamp Unveiled

Georgia congressman John Lewis and actress Gabrielle Union have joined the U.S. Postal Service in unveiling a stamp commemorating the 1963 March on Washington.

08/23/2013

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Senate Mail Service to Resume on Monday

Senate offices will begin receiving mail again on Monday, days after a Mississippi man was arrested on charges he sent ricin-laced letters addressed to President Barack Obama, a Mississippi senator and a judge.

04/19/2013

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Cash-Strapped Postal Service Testing Same-Day Package Delivery

Emboldened by rapid growth in e-commerce shipping, the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is moving aggressively this holiday season to start a premium service for the Internet shopper seeking the instant gratification of a store purchase: same-day package delivery.

11/22/2012

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