As gas prices creep above $4 per gallon in parts of the U.S., a new poll shows two-thirds of Americans say they will cut down on expenses to cope with rising fuel costs. Ray Suarez discusses the effects of higher…
Democrats of all stripes have converged on Denver for this week's Democratic convention -- many of whom were Hillary Clinton supporters. Leading up to Clinton's convention speech Tuesday, delegates reflect on the former presidential candidate and rival of Barack Obama.
Following is a transcript of Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama's Monday energy policy speech, as prepared for delivery in Lansing, Mich., and distributed by his campaign.
Question/Comment: Why do some people refer to the current price of oil as a "bubble" Paul Solman: Because the nature of bubbles is that they inflate, but inevitably pop. Those who refer to the "oil bubble" expect the price to…
Soaring gas prices have led many U.S. drivers to forgo large vehicles like SUVS for smaller cars. Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming examines the shift in consumer preference.
In response to soaring fuel costs, Denver city planners are taking steps toward expanding the city's public transportation system.
By PBS NewsHour
Amid soaring gas prices and increased debate over energy policy, President Bush urged Congress Wednesday to end a 27-year ban on offshore drilling in U.S. coastal waters before its Fourth of July recess.
By PBS NewsHour
President Bush departed for Europe Monday to ask leaders for more help in Afghanistan and more pressure on Iran. His first stop was in Slovenia for the last U.S.-European Union summit of his presidency.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
General Motors announced the closure of four truck and SUV plants in the U.S., Canada and Mexico Tuesday and said it may discontinue its Hummer brand as soaring fuel prices push a broad shift in the U.S. to smaller vehicles.
As the summer travel season begins this Memorial Day weekend, American motorists are shifting their consumption patterns as they adjust to higher prices at the gas pump. Experts examine how consumers are handling the higher fuel prices.
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