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The U.S. market for domestic mail delivery is by far the largest in the world, and a recent report found its prices are very low compared to other developed countries. The U.S. Postal Service said this week that it wants to raise rates in July. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The Forever Stamp is forever rising in price. How does the U.S. cost compare globally?

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A Ukrainian man holds a set of stamps commemorating the Snake Island soldiers who responded to Russian troops' calls to surrender with a few choice words: "Russian warship, go f*** yourself!" Fadel Senna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Gwen Ifill, one of the nation's most esteemed journalists, will be the face of the U.S. Post Office 43rd stamp in the Black Heritage series. USPS via AP hide caption

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Journalist Gwen Ifill Honored With Black Heritage Forever Stamp

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