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By Will Weissert, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday meant to make shipping goods across oceans cheaper — a move the White House says will help lower retailer costs that have remained high since the start of the coronavirus pandemic…
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
President Joe Biden says the American people are "really, really down" after a tumultuous two years with the coronavirus pandemic, volatility in the economy and now surging gasoline prices that are hitting family budgets.
By Chabeli Carrazana, The 19th
"For women and children, there is not enough support."…
By D. Brian Blank, The Conversation
The Fed raised interest rates the most in nearly three decades to fight stubborn inflation. A finance expert explains what’s happening, the risks and what it means for consumers.
By Stan Choe, Associated Press
Analysts had warned of more big swings given deep uncertainties about whether the Federal Reserve and other central banks can tiptoe the narrow path of hiking interest rates enough to slow high inflation but not so much that they cause…
By Paul Solman, Courtney Norris, Tommy Walters
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday ramped up its efforts to fight inflation with a notable interest rate hike. Officials voted to raise rates by three-quarters of a point, a jump higher than expected just a week ago. Fed chair Jerome…
By Chris Rugaber, Associated Press
The Federal Reserve intensified its drive to tame high inflation by raising its key interest rate by three-quarters of a point — its largest hike in nearly three decades — and signaling more large rate increases to come that would…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The Environmental Protection Agency is warning that two nonstick and stain-resistant compounds found in drinking water are more dangerous than previously thought — and pose health risks even at levels so low they cannot currently be detected.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday intensified its drive to tame high inflation by raising its key interest rate by three-quarters of a point — its largest hike in nearly three decades — and signaling more large rate increases to come…
President Joe Biden wants U.S. oil refiners to produce more gasoline and diesel.
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