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Supply chain disruptions make prices higher
... due to rising natural gas prices. The federal government has taken measures to combat rising prices. President Joe Biden has authorized several withdrawals from the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve , and more than 20 states, including New York, Connecticut and Georgia, have paused their gas taxes or introduced legislation to do so. The Federal Reserve raised interest rates three times this year, including the biggest rate hike since 1994 on Wednesday, to try and cool demand by making it more ...
Updated: 06/16/2022
Biden announces $1 billion military support for Ukraine
... furniture, refurbishing it, often by sanding, adding fresh paint or varnish and updating its hardware, and reselling it. Many people making videos also want to help people improve their furniture already in their homes. Christina Clericuzio, a flipper from Connecticut, told The Times that so many people can't afford to spend thousands of dollars on furniture. It is fun to show people that they can have these things for less when they D.I. Tom Wright-Piersanti, a Morning editor, is a Morning Editor. Le la ...
Updated: 06/15/2022
Connecticut cemetery exhumed, one of them identified
HadrEN, Conn. - Authorities exhumed a body in a Connecticut cemetery Wednesday in hopes of identifying the victim of a nearly half-century-old homicide, only to find someone else's remains, a news station reported. HAMDEN , Conn. — Authorities exhumed a body in a Connecticut cemetery Wednesday ...
Updated: 06/10/2022
At 90, Connecticut woman dies from tick-borne virus
A Connecticut woman in her 90s died last month from the tick-borne Powassan virus, the Connecticut Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday. A Connecticut woman in her 90s died last month from the tick-borne Powassan virus, the Connecticut Department ...
Updated: 06/09/2022
US Senate under pressure for action on gun safety
... used in both Uvalde, where 19 children and two teachers were killed, and Buffalo, New York, where 10 Black people were killed at a grocery store is not on the agenda for the Senate compromise talks. The discussions, led by the Democratic Senator from Connecticut Chris Murphy and his Republican counterpart John Cornyn from Texas, focus on more granular measures that have a greater hope of moving forward. A proposal to introduce juvenile records into federal background checks for anyone under 21 trying ...
Updated: 06/09/2022
99-year-old Connecticut woman dies of rare Powassan virus, experts warn against ticks
A Connecticut resident died of the rare Powassan virus. Experts are raising concerns and urging people to take precautions. A Connecticut resident died of the rare Powassan virus. Experts are raising concerns and urging people to take precautions. The ...
Updated: 06/09/2022
US stocks fall as yields rise above 3%
... 3.8%, significantly underperforming the other main indexes on the day. The S&P 500 energy sector was the only sector to end higher. The 10 year Treasury yield is up over 3%. Robert Pavlik , senior portfolio manager at Dakota Wealth in Fairfield, Connecticut, said that the market's drawdown is probably part of the reason we're seeing the drawdown. The level is what people are focused on because it is an increase in interest rates and a reflection of market volatility. The US Treasury Department ...
Updated: 06/09/2022
Matthew McConaughey meets with Biden at White House
... including establishing red flag laws and enacting stricter rules for buying assault rifles. He said on Tuesday that responsible gun owners were fed up with what he called the abuse of the Second Amendment. Biden and Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut met Tuesday to talk about ongoing negotiations in the Senate on gun reform, according to Jean-Pierre . Murphy is a key player in the bipartisan negotiations, but analysts say gun control bills continue to face a tough road in the 50 -- 50 ...
Updated: 06/08/2022
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