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VOA: Biden Seeks to Ease High Prices of Gas, Goods

As Americans face high prices in stores and at the gas pump, President Joe Biden says he is taking key steps to...

NPR: The U.S. emergency oil stash is in the spotlight as gas price surge. What to know

A recent surge in gasoline prices has left President Biden scrambling for options to do something about it.

NPR: The fossil fuel industry turned out in force at COP26. So did climate activists

You might think the fossil fuel industry would steer clear of the United Nations climate summit. After all, fossil fuels have driven...

VOA: As Prices for Goods and Services Rise Worldwide, Inflation Feels Less ‘Transitory’

Consumers around the globe face higher prices for a wide variety of everyday purchases, as supply chain problems bedevil markets for all...

REUTERS: Canada formally invokes 1977 pipeline treaty with U.S. over Line 5 dispute

Canada on Monday formally invoked a 1977 treaty with the United States to request negotiations over Enbridge Inc's (ENB.TO) Line 5 oil pipeline, which...

AP: 5 Ways US Debt Default Would Echo Through Global Economy

U.S. lawmakers have less than three weeks to avert a default on the country's sovereign debt by raising the limit on the...

REUTERS: Analysis: From chips to ships, shortages are making inflation stick

Soaring gas prices, staff shortages, a lack of ships -- price pressures globally may be picking up faster than anticipated, challenging the...

REUTERS: Competition, chips, AI on table at first U.S.-EU trade and tech meet

The United States and the European Union hope to discuss chip shortages, artificial intelligence and tech competition issues during the first Trade...

NPR: The Affordable Care Act Can Help Au Pairs Avoid Medical Debt

In 2016, Isis Mabel, of Mexico, was in her 20s and wanted to improve her English. On advice from an aunt, she...

BBC: Fake Walmart news release claimed it would accept cryptocurrency

The release, published through a legitimate press channel, claimed that Walmart would accept the currency through all its digital stores.

NPR: U.S. Hiring Slows Sharply As Latest Coronavirus Surge Slams The Brakes On The Economy

Hiring slowed sharply in August as a new surge in coronavirus infections slammed the brakes on the economic recovery.

NPR: Wages Are Going Up — And So Is Inflation. Consumer Prices Have Hit A 13-Year High

A lot of workers are getting wage hikes this year as employers compete for scarce labor. But it's not all good news...

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