Fuel is a problem for business and consumers – Why prices are so high

A sign displays gas prices at a gas station on May 10, 2022 in San Mateo County, California. Liu Guanguan | China News Service | Getty Images The surge in gasoline prices is impossible to miss and at the top of consumers’ minds as large billboards announce that gas now costs $ 4, or $ … Read more

USWNT, USMNT get equal split of World Cup bonuses in new CBAs

The unions for the United States men’s and women’s national soccer teams have ratified new collective bargaining agreements with US Soccer that include an equal split of World Cup bonuses, the federation and the two unions announced on Wednesday. The two CBAs will go into effect on June 1 and will last until the end … Read more

Buffalo shooting: Social media posts reveal suspected mass shooter spent months planning racist attack

CNN – Social media posts by the 18-year-old White man suspected of shooting and killing 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket Saturday reveal he had been planning his attack for months. Alleged gunman Payton S. Gendron of Conklin, New York, posted that he selected a particular ZIP code in Buffalo because it had the highest … Read more

5 things to know for May 17: Ukraine, Baby formula, Buffalo shooting, Covid-19, Cuba

CNN – Flying saucers. Unexplained lights. Hovering objects. UFO sightings have puzzled government officials and witnesses for decades as many seek to answer the question: Are we alone? Well, we may get some answers to that burning question today. A House panel this morning is set to hold an open congressional hearing on UFOs for … Read more

When Abortion Goes From a Right to a Privilege

When New York legalized abortion in 1970 — three years before the Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade—A shrewd entrepreneur named Martin Mitchell saw an opportunity. The 31-year-old Detroit-area man chartered a tiny private plane and began advertising frequent flights from Michigan, where elective abortion was illegal, to Niagara Falls, New York, where it was … Read more

Sharp Rise in Home Prices, Mortgage Rates Driving Working Americans out of the Market

The dramatic rise in home prices and mortgage rates in the early months of 2022 has had a relatively limited effect on wealthy buyers and sellers, but has had a severe impact on lower-income Americans — and the Democratic Party may pay a steep price for their frustrations in the November midterm elections and beyond, … Read more

US pilot shortage forces airlines to cut flights, scramble for solutions

Airline pilots walk through the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on December 27, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images The United States is facing its worst pilot shortage in recent memory, forcing airlines to cut flights just as travelers are returning after more than two years of the Covid-19 pandemic. The crisis … Read more

How US blacklisting of IRGC is stalling Iran nuclear deal revival | Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps News

Washington, DC – After weeks of optimism around the prospect of restoring the Iran nuclear deal earlier this year, the fate of the agreement appears to be in limbo again with no further talks on the calendar and Washington’s attention focused on Ukraine. The push to revive the deal seems to have stalled over the … Read more

How Amazon, American Airlines and Subaru burn waste to make energy

In northern California’s Stanislaus County, next to a landfill, there’s a company managing waste in a very different way: by burning trash instead of burying it. The energy recovery facility run by New Jersey-based Covanta harnesses steam to make enough electricity to power 18,000 homes in the area. A portion of the waste comes from … Read more

Plant-based food stocks Beyond Meat, Oatly face a reset

In this photo illustration Oatly oat milk is shown on May 20, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Wall Street appears to be souring on plant-based substitutes. Shares of Beyond Meat and Oatly have shed more than half their value this year. The stocks are both high-profile and relative recent entrants to … Read more