CNN Radio News Day: February 6th, 2013
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe arrives for a news conference at U.S. Postal Service headquarters February 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.
February 6th, 2013
04:25 PM ET

CNN Radio News Day: February 6th, 2013

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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.

  • If your birthday falls on a weekend later this year, you'll have to wait until Monday to get that card from grandma. The United States Postal Service announced beginning in early August, it'll stop Saturday mail delivery for the first time since 1863. It's the latest effort to tread water by an agency that's been financially drowning over the past few years. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe says the USPS lost $15.9 billion last year:

"Of the $15.9 billion loss, $11.1 billion was due to the amount that we were obligated to pay the Treasury to pre-fund retiree health benefits." FULL POST