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  • Inspector general questions Postal Service property sales, leases

    Inspector general questions Postal Service property sales, leases
    SAN FRANCISCO — The independent watchdog for the U.S. Postal Service has raised new concerns about an exclusive contract with real estate giant CBRE Group Inc. to handle leases and sales of postal properties nationwide, saying the arrangement...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’ and more

     
    Stressing out about a last-minute gift idea for the Trekkie, Time Lord or Jedi Padawan in your life? Look no […]...
  • Congress still hates the U.S. Postal Service

    Two Sundays ago I was roused from my midday stupor by the doorbell. I staggered to the door to discover a big box from Amazon deposited on the stoop, and a U.S. Postal Service truck just rounding the corner on its way to make another Sunday delivery....
  • Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly

    Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly
    Overnight delivery is no longer good enough. As online shopping has exploded in popularity, one of the few remaining barriers for the industry is the lag time between when a customer orders an item and when it's delivered, typically days later. In a...
  • USPS releases ‘Harry Potter’ Forever stamps, controversy ensues

     
    For those of us who don't receive our letters via owls, the United States Postal Service is releasing “Harry Potter”-themed […]...
  • Will 'Harry Potter' Stamps Succeed Where 'The Simpsons' Failed?

    The United States Postal Service took a major financial hit when it released a series of commemorative postage stamps celebrating the 20th anniversary of "The Simpsons" four years ago. But the USPS isn't giving up on offering up fan-friendly characters...
  • Christmas delivery woes stack up for online merchants

    Christmas delivery woes stack up for online merchants
    The crush of last-minute online shopping that stymied Christmas deliveries for thousands of people served as a harsh lesson to retailers and shippers: The ever-exploding number of Internet orders is making on-time distribution more difficult. Though...
  • After Blockbuster Bust, Redbox to Reap $300 Mil Windfall: Analyst

    Blockbuster's pain will be Redbox's gain. DVD kiosk operator Redbox stands to pull in at least $200 million to $300 million in additional annual revenue after Dish Network shuts down Blockbuster's approximately 300 remaining U.S. stores and DVD-by-mail...
  • Berkeley making the rounds to save its historic post office

    Berkeley making the rounds to save its historic post office
    BERKELEY, Calif. — Plenty of communities have resisted the U.S. Postal Service's sweeping real estate sell-off, battling to keep open historic buildings that speak of bygone civic grandeur and to guarantee old-fashioned mail service for the public....
  • Wrigleyville moped driver charged in assault

    Wrigleyville moped driver charged in assault
    A Wrigleyville man was arrested Sunday night after he was accused of assaulting a U.S. Postal Service police officer who suspected the man was driving his moped around Lakeview while intoxicated. The man, Eric Dahl, 33, was charged with aggravated...
  • Starry gala opens Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

    Starry gala opens Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
    The Hollywood elite turned out in droves for the inaugural gala of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday night in Beverly Hills.  Paparazzi swarmed the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and Canon Drive as Demi Moore,...
  • Free the Postal Service

    The U.S. Postal Service has been caught for years in a lose-lose situation. It's supposed to be an autonomous, self-sufficient agency, yet Congress limits its independence by demanding the impossible. The Postal Service is somehow supposed to cope with...