USPS says it will sharply increase the number of electric-powered delivery trucks — and will go all-electric for new purchases starting in 2026.
Congress mustered rare bipartisan support for the Postal Service package, dropping some of the more controversial proposals to settle on core ways to save the service and ensure its future operations.
The at-home tests are expected to be delivered by USPS later this month. The White House said the site is in "beta testing" and will be launched formally Wednesday.
New members of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors expressed concerns with the plan, but it's moving ahead.
Most post offices that don't meet their costs are in rural areas, but Congress has blocked them from being closed. Democrats like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez say postal banking might offer a solution.
Add “Tony King Day” to the list of celebrations this holiday season.
That’s the holiday declared around the mail route Tony King works daily in Macon’s Ingleside neighborhood. In observance, it looked like about a dozen neighbors cheering a somewhat surprised mail carrier on his daily rounds.
If you haven't ordered gifts online yet, it may be too late to get them delivered by Christmas. More consumers are shopping online this year, and extra holiday demand is exceeding delivery capacity.
A record volume of election mail has moved through the U.S. Postal Service ahead of Election Day. And while there have been some delays, experts say voting by mail has gone relatively smoothly so far.
Ron Stroman resigned shortly before Louis DeJoy took over the Postal Service. Stroman says that changes underway should be halted if their effect is to slow mail and disenfranchise voters.
The agency serves areas where private carriers won't go. And in those remote communities, which helped elect the president, the Postal Service can be seen as a lifeline as well as a human connection.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling the House back to vote on blocking the U.S. Postal Service from making operational changes that threaten the timely delivery of mail-in ballots in November's election.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Winifred Gallagher, author of How the Post Office Created America, about political interference in the U.S. Postal Service.
Lawmakers worry that changes made by the new postmaster general will make it more difficult for people to vote in the presidential election.