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  • Inflation picks up as U.S. consumer price index rises 0.3% in April

    Inflation picks up as U.S. consumer price index rises 0.3% in April
    The cost of living climbed in April at the quickest pace since last summer, a sign that the economy may be picking up speed. The consumer price index rose 0.3% last month, the biggest gain since June, the Labor Department said Thursday. Over the last 12...
  • Pennsylvania rabbit breeder sues fracking support company over animal deaths

    HARRISBURG, Pa., May 15 (Reuters) - A show rabbit breeder in Pennsylvania is suing a French gas exploration company for using low-flying helicopters she said terrorized her prized animals, causing many to die and leaving survivors unable to breed....
  • Don't like gas taxes? Slow down [Letter]

    Don't like gas taxes? Slow down [Letter]
    Your article on the gas tax and our deteriorating roads and bridges is right on the point ("The toll on U.S. roads," May 13). Our infrastructure — roads, bridges, tunnels, ports, water/waste systems — are rated by the American Society of...
  • EPA targets oil refineries' emissions into neighborhoods

    EPA targets oil refineries' emissions into neighborhoods
    Oil refineries would be required to cut emissions and begin monitoring levels of toxic air pollutants at their fence lines with neighboring communities under standards proposed Thursday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The rules would...
  • William Myron Keck II, grandson of legendary wildcatter, dies at 72

    William Myron Keck II, grandson of legendary wildcatter, dies at 72
    William Myron Keck II, the grandson of legendary wildcatter William Keck Sr. who helped lead two family philanthropies, died May 7 at his Los Angeles home after a long illness. He was 72. His death was confirmed by his wife, Nicole Grace Keck. Keck'...
  • Statistics show rise in Glendale median home prices

    Statistics show rise in Glendale median home prices
    Glendale's inventory of single-family homes for sale shrank last month, while the median price rose past the $700,000 mark, a 13% jump from the same time last year, according to the latest real estate statistics. The median price for a single-family...
  • In China, corruption cases keep cropping up

    In China, corruption cases keep cropping up
    Reports of corrupt Chinese officials seem to be a dime a dozen these days, and it’s easy for readers to get blasé about such news. So this week, the Beijing Youth Daily provided its audience with a helpful info-graphic to highlight the case of Wei...
  • Rival militias battle in Benghazi in latest sign of chaos in Libya

    Rival militias battle in Benghazi in latest sign of chaos in Libya
    Rival armed groups battled Friday with warplanes and antiaircraft guns in the eastern city of Benghazi in the latest outbreak of militia-linked chaos in energy-rich Libya. Fighters from a faction led by a retired general used aircraft bearing military...
  • Travel for Memorial Day weekend expected to rise 1.5%

    Travel for Memorial Day weekend expected to rise 1.5%
    Americans are expected to shake off the memories of this winter's harsh storms and travel for the Memorial Day weekend in the highest numbers since the recession. The Auto Club of America predicts that 36.1 million Americans will travel at least 50...
  • Abdel Fattah Sisi, Egypt's likely new leader, faces economic deja vu

    With Egypt's former defense chief Abdel Fattah Sisi on a glide path to the presidency, virtually every day brings an ominous new sign of what is likely to emerge as the greatest threat to his rule. And it's not his archenemy, the Muslim Brotherhood....
  • Louisiana lawsuits seek oil and gas industry money to restore coastline

    Louisiana lawsuits seek oil and gas industry money to restore coastline
    Every two weeks, a swath of Louisiana the size of this city's French Quarter vanishes into the Gulf of Mexico. Since the 1930s, the state has lost nearly 1,900 square miles, a quarter of its coastal land area. For decades, oil and gas companies cut...