Postal Service to cut Saturday mail to trim costs

POSTED: 08:25 AM MST Feb 06, 2013    UPDATED: 08:31 AM MST Feb 06, 2013 
WASHINGTON -

The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says it plans to stop delivering mail on Saturdays, but continue delivering packages six days a week.
    
In an announcement scheduled for later today, the service is expected to say the cut, beginning in August, would mean a cost saving of about $2 billion annually.
    
The move accentuates one of the agency's strong points - package delivery has increased by 14 percent since 2010. The delivery of letters and other mail has declined with the increasing use of email and other Internet use.