In an effort to save $2 billion, the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service plans to stop delivering mail on Saturdays starting Aug. 1. Packages, however, will still be delivered six days a week.
This painting of the relay of mail at a Pony Express station, entitled "The Coming and Going of the Pony Express," was done by Frederic Remington. The original hangs in the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art in Tulsa. AP Buy Photo