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  • European Central Bank tosses hot potato back to governments

    European Central Bank tosses hot potato back to governments
    The European Central Bank is keeping its benchmark interest rate steady at 1%, handing off the responsibility of righting the struggling Eurozone to its disparate governments. Mario Draghi, the bank’s president, said Wednesday that although the...
  • Five added to heat death toll

    Five added to heat death toll
    Health officials said Tuesday they have linked two more deaths to the heat wave and derecho storm that struck Maryland earlier this month, and heat contributed to three other deaths since that crisis ended. A Baltimore man and Worcester County man...
  • Rising rents and food prices mean Americans are paying more

    Consumer prices continued to rise in October as rents and the cost of food climbed even as gas came down from its recent peak, the government said. Seasonally adjusted prices got a 0.1% boost in October from the previous month, according to the Labor...
  • Goldberg: Obama's pump debacle

    As gasoline prices climb, President Obama's poll numbers plummet. In February, a Washington Post/ABC poll had Obama up 6 points against Mitt Romney. Monday's poll has him down 2. According to the polls, gas prices are a huge part of the story,...
  • Drew Nicholas: 10 years after Maryland's national title

    Drew Nicholas: 10 years after Maryland's national title
    It was a departure met with major media coverage and ample blog and message-board discussion. Typically the parting of ways between a pro basketball team and a player scoring seven points a game wouldn’t be dissected at such an intense level. Drew...
  • McManus: Fuming about gas

    When the price of gasoline rises, the supply of hot air expands. Just look at the recent GOP attacks blaming President Obama for prices that exceed $4 a gallon in some parts of the country. Not only is Obama responsible, according to some Republicans,...
  • Phosphorus, Part 2: Farmers gamble at home

    Phosphorus, Part 2: Farmers gamble at home
    Robert P. Taylor III climbed down the ladder of the tractor that he uses to spread fertilizer. He knelt down and grabbed a handful of soil from a field that would soon be lined with cotton seeds. "People don't understand," the third-generation farmer...
  • Part 2: Phosphorus.. Is there a looming shortage of the essential element?

    Part 2: Phosphorus.. Is there a looming shortage of the essential element?
    ISLE OF WIGHT — Robert P. Taylor III climbed down the ladder of the tractor that he uses to spread fertilizer. He knelt down and grabbed a handful of soil from a field that would soon be lined with cotton seeds. “People don’t...
  • The deficit control policy Democrats and Republicans can love

    When it comes to fixing America's ballooning debt problem, there is one policy option that both Democrats and Republicans should be rushing to embrace. It is the proposal to replace the current Consumer Price Index (CPI) with a more accurate measure of...
  • Gasoline prices manipulated by speculators, not supply and demand

    Gasoline prices manipulated by speculators, not supply and demand
    A recent article ("Pumping Up the Price" Feb. 26) on gasoline prices should make it clear to readers that the price of gasoline is no longer the result of inefficient fuel use or too much demand. Unfortunately the focus of the article was evidently on the...
  • Consumer Confidential: Netflix down, food prices up, masks recalled

     
    Here's your turn-the-beat-around Tuesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Netflix is still smarting from its screwups. The company's shares plunged 35% after the one-time Wall Street favorite revealed a massive departure of subscribers...