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From December 2, SingPost will charge parcel prices for all mail over 500g

The company said customers were using mail services to send packages, which "put a strain" on operations.
A US Postal worker delivers Amazon boxes outside of the New York Stock Exchange. The USPS is not affected by the government shutdown.

Why the US Postal Service is never affected by government shutdowns

The US Postal Service is funded through stamps and its own operations, meaning mail always gets delivered during a government shutdown.
Christmas in Djibouti: service members attend the Camp Lemonnier Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Djibouti on December 1, 2018.

How to send US troops care packages they really want this holiday season

Sending a package to deployed troops can be tricky. Here's what you need to know about what to send, how to send it, and organizations that can help.
The letter Jase wrote to his late dad.

When a boy sent a letter to his dad in heaven, he got the most heartwarming reply from the postman

In a now viral Facebook post, a mother thanks the Royal Mail for "successfully delivering" a letter her 7-year-old son had sent to his dad in heaven.
USPS employee Arturo Lugo delivers an Express Mail package during his morning route on February 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Amazon and other companies are facing a postal-service price hike after months of criticism from Trump

The US Postal Service has proposed hiking prices on the delivery service utilized by Amazon by up to 12%. President Donald Trump has openly criticized Amazon's dealings with the USPS for months, arguing that the e-commerce giant is taking advantage of the Postal Service.