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(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)Postal carrier Josiah Morse delivers mail and packages, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in Portland, Maine. The U.S. Postal Service's stretch of challenges didn't end with the November general election and tens of millions of mail-in votes. The pandemic-depleted workforce fell further into a hole during the holiday rush, leading to long hours and a mountain of delayed mail. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

USPS pilot expands postal banking services after years of skepticism

USPS is moving ahead with the pilot after receiving nearly a decade of postal banking proposals from Congress with reluctance.

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - In this July 31, 2020, file photo, letter carriers load mail trucks for deliveries at a U.S. Postal Service facility in McLean, Va. A U.S. judge on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide. The judge called them

USPS ‘hopeful’ freedom to set higher mail rates will increase revenue

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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy (Kim Walker/Elon University via AP)In this March 1, 2017 photo, Elon Trustee Louis DeJoy is honored with Elon's Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership in Elon. N.C. DeJoy, a Republican fundraiser and prolific political donor from North Carolina, will be the next postmaster general. DeJoy of Greensboro, a close ally of President Donald Trump, was the unanimous pick of the U.S. Postal Service's Board of Governors, which made the announcement. 
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USPS warns staff of temporary mail delays as it cuts ‘soaring’ delivery costs

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Appeals court tells USPS regulator to rethink ‘incomprehensible’ package revenue formula

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Navy hopes to find training solutions in virtual environments

The Navy is incorporating virtual environments and distance learning so sailors can get training they need and not spend long periods away from their duty…

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Experts say Carter’s cautious reforms aren’t bold enough

Despite calls that Carter’s Defense reforms aren’t exactly daring, experts said they are a move in the right direction.

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Future Army Commission report misses mark, experts say

Defense analysts think the National Commission on the Future of the Army could have been bolder in its recommendations.

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