Imagine A Saturday Without Mail

The U.S.

Postal Service is losing billions and is considering whether to drop Saturday delivery. The idea falls flat with some, who point to people who rely on checks and prescriptions that could arrive on Saturday. But with UPS and FedEx serving our mail needs, do we need the post office at all?



BP claims czar: Not everyone will get paid

The new head of the Gulf Coast disaster’s claims fund says his first two priorities will be to cut bigger checks and send them out faster to the oil spill’s economic victims.