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Prices are soaring. How high can they go?

We know the causes: worker and product shortages have resulted in pandemic-era price hikes for such goods such as used cars, as well as strong consumer demand. Now, the Federal Reserve has come down...

U.S. Covid cases rise to pandemic high as delta and omicron circulate

U.S. Covid cases have hit their highest level of the pandemic as two highly infectious variants circulate throughout the country and health officials urge Americans to get vaccinated and boosted against the virus. Nationwide...

Jacob Zuma: South Africa’s High Court orders former president to go back to jail

The 79-year old began medical parole in September, and is serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court, after he ignored instructions to participate in a corruption inquiry. In the same month, South Africa’s...

Rising seas are turning Miami’s high ground into hot property

Miami CNN —   In a city where “sunny day floods” increased 400% in a decade, rising seas are changing the old real estate mantra of “location, location, location.” In Miami these days, it’s...

Slim Aarons, the photographer who captured high society at play

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN Slim Aarons built a career documenting the lives of the rich and beautiful. Working for publications like Town & Country, Harper’s Bazaar and Life magazine, the late photographer spent...

After weeks of declines, U.S. Covid cases have stalled at a high level: ‘The ERs are packed’

Jerry Leonardson, a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) positive patient, sits in his isolation room at Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg, Idaho U.S., October 28, 2021. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters After weeks of plunging U.S. Covid-19...

Coffee could rally for years after hitting 10-year high, analysts say

Yating Kuo | iStock | Getty Images Coffee prices have reached a 10-year high, and analysts expect tightness in the market to continue all the way into 2023. Coffee contracts for December delivery ended...

Omicron Covid variant poses very high risk, global spread likely

A doctor monitors a Covid-19 patient in the Covid-19 intensive care unit of the community hospital in Germany on April 28, 2021. RONNY HARTMANN | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The omicron Covid...

Fed ready to raise interest rates if inflation continues to run high, minutes show

Federal Reserve officials at their meeting earlier this month expressed concern about inflation and said they would be willing to raise interest rates if prices keep rising. The committee that sets interest rates for...

U.S., other nations will tap Strategic Petroleum Reserve as gas prices hover around 7-year high

President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the administration will tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve as part of a global effort from energy-consuming nations to calm 2021’s rapid rise in fuel prices. The coordinated release...