Topic: U.S. Postal Service
The Postal Service announced Tuesday that it will consider closing more than 3,600 post offices. Does that mean people in small towns won't be able to send mail? Not necessarily.
07/26/2011 08:49 pm
The Postal Service is looking at cutting up to 3,700 of its nearly 32,000 post offices. Virtually every major US city would lose post offices.
07/26/2011 05:01 pm
The Atlantis landing just before 6 a.m. Thursday marks the end of the US space shuttle program – and the transition to private firms as the cargo carriers to space. Perhaps they'll ferry people, too.
07/21/2011 09:59 am
Like postal services around the world, Canada Post has seen a rapid decline in first-class mail. It tried to adjust by cutting wages, prompting a strike that's lasted three weeks so far.
06/23/2011 04:12 pm
Pawlenty offered a new spin on the classic spending-cuts idea: If Google can identify a private-sector provider of any good or service, the government should get out of that business. By invoking Google, he hopes to snatch media attention from the antics of Trump, Palin, and Weiner.
06/07/2011 07:05 pm
Lance Armstrong, seven-time Tour de France champion, faces new allegations from a teammate that he failed a 2001 drug test, and a grand jury probe. He has long said, 'Where's the proof?'
05/24/2011 01:42 pm
In Pictures Famous Barbie dolls
Liberty stamp mistake: The design is not based on the statue in New York Harbor but on a replica outside the New York-New York casino hotel in Las Vegas.
04/15/2011 11:07 am
As long as a credit card is being paid off in full each month, your credit score will rise.
03/23/2011 05:32 pm
In recent weeks, the price of a barrel of oil has stayed at about $100 a barrel, and gasoline prices have been edging closer to $4 a gallon. The costs are apparently due to events half a world away, in the Middle East. Even though plenty of oil is around, there is fear of further disruptions, and consumers, business people, and politicians have all been making adjustments. Here are eight ways that higher energy prices are starting to affect America.
03/21/2011 06:16 pm