Jim Ed Bull delivers mail during a treacherous stretch -- and has only missed work 5 times.
Oklahoman Jim Ed Bull is 72 years old delivers mail along the longest postal route in the country. Continue Reading
What is the worst job in America? In a troubled economy, where unemployment is high and the employed are overworked and underpaid, the competition is surely stiff. But each year CareerCast.com, the employment website, ranks 200 professions in America to come up with the answer. The list is based on five... Continue Reading
An attack by an unleashed pit bull on a San Diego-area letter carrier contributed to the postal worker's death two days later from a stroke, authorities say. The carrier, 59-year old Diane Jansen of Sun City, had been working her route for 5½ years in the northern San Diego suburb of Escondido. Continue Reading
Mail carriers are a devoted bunch. As the motto reads on the James Farley Post Office in Manhattan: "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." In Canada, however, spider webs are a different matter. At least that's how it... Continue Reading