Business

U.S. Consumer Prices Up Slightly, Airfare Weighs

(Reuters) – U.S. consumer prices rose only slightly in July as airline fares recorded their biggest drop since 1995, but tame inflation pressures will probably not discourage the Federal Reserve from raising interest rates this year. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Read More

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National

Social Security Changes Could Hurt Blacks Most

by Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Social Security changes proposed by Obama could hurt African Americans more than other groups, a new report by the Center for Global Policy Solutions finds. In this fiscal year 2014 budget, President Obama proposes switching the Read More