With inflation sticking around, Biden targets ‘junk fees’
With time running out before the election, President Joe Biden highlighted his administration’s push to crack down on so-called junk fees that banks and other companies charge their customers. The announcement comes after months of high inflation has eaten away at Americans’ savings and made the economy the top issue for voters.
The reliability and role of US election polling
Pre-election polls for the 2020 U.S. presidential race commonly forecasted Joe Biden winning by a larger margin than he did over President Donald Trump. Hear the AP discuss the reliability of surveys and the role they should play in elections. (Oct. 17)news.yahoo.com
Kansas voters uphold right to an abortion: CBS News Flash August 3, 2022
CBS News projects that Kansas voters will uphold the right to an abortion, rejecting a measure that would have tightened curbs or banned abortions, statewide. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in Taiwan, says went there in peace for the region. China is fuming about the visit. And the Senate has passed the bill to expand health care benefits for veterans who were exposed to burn pits during their military service.news.yahoo.com
Ships are sitting offshore containing items that we desperately need -- what can be done?
If you’re in the Jacksonville, Florida area, you’ve likely seen the logjam of container ships sitting idly offshore. The vessels are packed with items destined for store shelves -- and they’re things business owners and consumers desperately need delivered.
Inflation climbs at fastest pace in nearly 40 years
Inflation surged to its highest level in nearly four decades in 2021. The Consumer Price Index increased by 0.5% in December, for a total annual increase of 7%. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang and CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane join CBSN to discuss the Biden administration's plans to combat inflation and what it means for Americans moving forward.news.yahoo.com
Your wild home-buying, selling stories: These 17 help paint the picture
We’ve all heard about it by now: Houses are selling like crazy (and they have been for quite some time now), interest rates have been at all-time lows, and it seems like everywhere you turn, you learn of another wild real estate story.