WASHINGTON (AP) — Could mail delivery be cut back to three days-a-week?

That's not under consideration right now, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Wednesday. But it's something that could happen in 15 to 20 years if mail volume continues to decline.

What the Postal Service needs right now are changes in the law allowing it to reduce delivery to five days-a-week and to resolve an annual requirement for it to pay $5.5 billion into a fund for future retiree medical costs, Donahoe said in a telephone interview. [See

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