Democrats Face Deepening Peril as Republicans Seize on Inflation Fears

WASHINGTON — Triple-digit gasoline bills. Bulging hamburger prices. A Fourth of July holiday that broke the bank. Prices are rising at the fastest rate in four decades, a painful development…

Biden Seeks Price Cap on Russian Oil Amid Fears of Gas Shock

WASHINGTON — Relief at the gas pump coupled with this past week’s news that businesses continue to hire at a blistering clip have tempered many economists’ fears that America is…

U.S. Economy Added 372,000 Jobs in June, Defying Slowdown Fears

The U.S. economy powered through June with broad-based hiring on par with recent months, keeping the country clear of recession territory even as inflation eats into wages and interest rates…

Gun Sellers Stoke Fears to Boost Weapon Sales

Such imagery has since become stock-in-trade. When Brian Kemp ran for governor of Georgia in 2018, one tongue-in-cheek ad showed him in a room full of firearms, leveling a shotgun…

Covid Vaccine Misinformation Still Fuels Fears Surrounding Pregnancy, a New Study Finds.

About 30 percent of pregnant women in the United States remain unvaccinated, according to estimates from the C.D.C. “We know pregnant individuals are at an increased risk when it comes…

India Bans Most Wheat Exports, Adding to Fears of Global Food Insecurity

India, the world’s second-largest wheat producer, has banned exports of the grain with some exceptions, a move that could compound a worldwide shortfall worsened by the war in Ukraine and…

Inside Twitter, Fears That Musk’s Views Will Revisit Past Troubles

Elon Musk had a plan to buy Twitter and undo its content moderation policies. On Tuesday, just a day after reaching his $44 billion deal to buy the company, Mr.…

Covid Outbreak in Beijing Prompts Panic Buying and Fears of a Lockdown

BEIJING — Families in Beijing rushed to stock up on food. Supermarkets stayed open late. Residents endured long lines for mandatory testing. A fresh coronavirus outbreak in China’s capital has…

As a Crisis Hotline Grows, So Do Fears It Won’t Be Ready

“There are thousands of users — many of whom may be in suicidal crisis — who seek assistance and are unable to get the lifesaving help they deserve,” the report…

Russia-Ukraine: New intel adds to US fears that Russia is readying for military action

The intelligence regarding the order to tactical commanders and intelligence operatives is one of several indicators the US is watching to assess if Russian preparations have entered their final stages…