Ending Saturday Mail Could Save Billions, Gao Says

Ending Saturday mail could save billions, GAO says

Total savings would depend on how quickly it can make the changes, according to the report.

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    Of three ricin-laced letters mailed this month to public officials, only one made it into the hands of an intended target, 80-year-old Mississippi judge Sadie Holland. Investigators are working to piece together what motivated someone to send the letters to her, President Barack Obama and U.S. More
  • Charges dropped against man in ricin letters case
    A court filing says charges have been dropped against a Mississippi man accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others. More
  • Secret Service Cites Suspicious Material in Letter to Obama
    A letter addressed to President Obama, containing a suspicious substance, was intercepted at a screening facility outside the White House, officials said on Wednesday. The letter was intercepted at a screening facility outside the White House, the Secret Service said. More
  • Postal Service backs down on cutting Saturday mail
    The U.S. Postal Service says it will delay plans to cut Saturday mail delivery because Congress isn't allowing the change. The Postal Service said in February that it planned to cut back in August to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except packages, as a way to hold down losses. More
  • Congress set to force Postal Service to keep Saturday delivery
    The financially beleaguered Postal Service suffered a setback in its plan to end Saturday delivery of first-class mail as Congress on Thursday passed legislation requiring six-day delivery. More
  • How not to get burned this summer: Travel industry tries to cut losses
    Holiday firms have been bombarded with bookings on hopes of 'air bridges' to countries where the virus is contained. Deals abound but beware the catches.
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  • Unemployment in Britain could soar to 1980s levels with 3.8m on the dole
    Statistics from the House of Commons library show that up to one million people could be added to the current jobless total of 2.8 million. Unemployment in the UK peaked at 3.3 million in 1984.
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  • Boris pledges billions to get Britain booming after coronavirus crisis with huge revival plan
    The Prime Minister promises a building blitz of hospitals and schools in Britain in the wake of the coronavirus crisis in his exclusive interview with The Mail on Sunday.
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  • We Can Do Without Saturday Mail Delivery
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