Has corporate greed increased inflation? He’s not the biggest culprit | Health, medicine and fitness

By Paul Wiseman – AP Economics Writer Washington (AFP) – Outraged by price hikes at the gas station and supermarket, many consumers feel they know just where to blame: on greedy companies that are relentlessly raising prices and making profits. In response to that sentiment, last month the Democratic-led House passed a partisan line vote … Read more

In a blow to Biden, the president of Mexico to skip the Summit of the Americas | Health, medicine and fitness

By Elliot Spagat, Joshua Goodman and Chris Megerian – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador confirmed Monday he will skip the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, dealing a blow to US efforts to rally governments to work together to tackle soaring immigration in the hemisphere. López Obrador … Read more

In a blow to Biden, the president of Mexico to skip the Summit of the Americas | Health, medicine and fitness

By Elliot Spagat, Joshua Goodman and Chris Megerian – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador confirmed Monday he will skip the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, dealing a blow to US efforts to rally governments to work together to tackle soaring immigration in the hemisphere. López Obrador … Read more

Stocks Fall, Oil Prices Rise as EU Commits to Partial Russia Crude Ban

US stocks fell on Tuesday, to resume their downward trajectory after last week’s rally, while a pledge by European Union leaders to curb oil purchases from Russia sent crude prices higher. The S&P 500 fell about 0.6% in morning trading, a day after US markets closed for Memorial Day. The benchmark was up 0.6% in … Read more