WASHINGTON Rising shelter and medical care costs boosted underlying U.S. inflation pressures in April, a welcome sign for the Federal Reserve as it contemplates raising interest rates this year.
If you're wincing at the cost of gasoline as get ready for your Memorial Day driving trip, take heart: You're not paying as much as you did last year.
(Adds details from). May 22 (Reuters) - A small offshore oil platform caught fire in shallow water near the coast of Louisiana on Friday and a sheen was seen in the sea after workers were evacuated, officials said.
House members from both parties are sharpening their knives and hoping to gut a bill granting President Obama, and the next president, trade promotion authority.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- A widely followed currency tracker says Venezuela's currency has lost a quarter of its value on the free market in just over a week.