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  • The conversation: The case for and against U.S. intervention in Libya

     
    President Obama has declared: "It's time for Kadafi to go." But should the U.S. help achieve that goal, and, if so, what approach should Washington take? For many, this is a moral issue -- and even on that point, the......
  • Weekly remarks: GOP says U.S. must develop more domestic oil; Obama marks Women's History Month

     
    Democrat says still insufficient equality for American women; Republican woman from Alaska says Obama cripples domestic oil development....
  • Obama news conference registers 3.7: Japan's disaster is sad, now on gas prices (and my poll numbers)

     
    Full text and commentary as the Democrat seeks to regain control of Washington's political narrative....
  • Gasoline rises, oil hesitates, Hawaii tops $4 a gallon

     
    California continued to climb toward an average of $4 a gallon for regular gasoline over the past week, up an additional 8 cents to $3.954, the Energy Department said. Pain at the pump also continued across the nation with the......
  • Hawaii is the first in the U.S. with $4-a-gallon gasoline

     
    It's a race no state wanted to win, but someone apparently had to. Hawaii became the first in the nation to top $4 a gallon for regular gasoline, on average, over the weekend. The current price in Hawaii stands at......
  • Fed sounds more upbeat on economy, but will stick to bond-buying program

     
    Federal Reserve policymakers said Tuesday that the economy appeared to be “on firmer footing” than at their last meeting in late January, but they nonetheless pledged to stick with their program of buying Treasury bonds to underpin the growth....
  • Commodities plunge amid global sell-off

     
    Commodity prices are getting hammered Tuesday as investors dump risky assets across the board, fearing worse to come in Japan and in the Middle East. The ThomsonReuters/Jefferies CRB index of 19 major commodities was down 2.9% to 340.47 at about......
  • Nelson, other senators urge curb on oil speculators

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida Senator Bill Nelson and a dozen of his colleagues urged federal officials on Thursday to use new regulations to curb speculators from driving up gas prices. “Speculators are...
  • California gas prices stall below $4, but for how long?

     
    In California, the seemingly endless rise of the most expensive gasoline in the U.S. outside of Hawaii finally came to an end overnight. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state dropped 0.1 cent to $3.96,......
  • Oil prices rise as U.N. approves force against Kadafi

     
    Oil prices rose in electronic trading late Thursday after the United Nations Security Council authorized military force against Libyan strongman Moammar Kadafi. U.S. crude futures, which had jumped $3.44 to $101.42 a barrel in regular trading before the...
  • Inflation up for third straight month

     
    Prices paid by U.S. consumers for food, energy and other goods and services jumped again in February for the third straight month, adding to inflation fears. The Labor Department reported that its inflation index increased 0.5% in February, driven by........