| Oct 14, 2012
| 5:59 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped 1.7 cents Sunday to $4.65, the sixth consecutive decline following a six-day streak of increases.
The average price has dropped 7.4 cents over the...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney began a Sunday campaign blitz by criticizing President Barack Obama for administration policies that he said boosted gas prices and said he backed more drilling for domestic oil and the Keystone pipeline....
| Mar 22, 2012
Guns in Florida
Here we go again. Sentinel columnist Beth Kassab wants to blame the death of Trayvon Martin on the "Stand Your Ground" law ("'Stand Your Ground' law goes too far," Tuesday). This is the usual liberal absurdity.
The facts are plain. An...
| Mar 13, 2011
Travelers to Europe this year are discovering unwelcome ride-alongs: new and heftier surcharges for flights and cruises. They may even pay more to get to their U.S. gateway airport. Blame the rising price of oil, driven by widening world demand and...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:22 AM
Growing up in Highland Park, Ted Fishman would write radio scripts and hand them out to the other kids on the snow mounds.
As a college student, he studied creative writing with Joyce Carol Oates.
But Fishman, author of the best-seller "China, Inc.,"...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 6:51 AM
When gas prices spike in the wake of Middle East turmoil or hurricanes, conspiracy theories abound about profiteering speculators. The truth is Americans are suffering from bad energy polices — politicians eager to sell pet projects and hoist...
| May 11, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Falling energy and gas prices helped keep inflation in check last month and also pushed consumer confidence to a four-year high, according to two reports Friday.
The good news helped mitigate a stock market slump earlier in the day after investors...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 10:40 AM
The cost of food around the world is rising again, due to bad weather, soaring oil costs and strong demand in Asia for imports, according to the World Bank.
Global food prices soared 8% between December and March after dipping late last year from...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:17 PM
Disregarding White House opposition, the Senate unanimously approved new sanctions on Iran as part of its defense bill Thursday night, then passed the bill -- which already faced a veto threat because it requires military custody for certain detainees...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Oil prices took a tumble, but the relentless rise in retail gasoline prices continued overnight. The national average for a gallon of regular gasoline reached $3.833 Monday, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report, which is compiled by the Oil......
| Apr 25, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Crude oil fell from 31-month highs Monday, but analysts were predicting that the reprieve wouldn’t reach motorists. Pump prices were expected to continue their rise, with some predicting $4.25 gasoline by Memorial Day. Some parts of the U.S. already...