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America's emergency oil stockpile is at a 38-year low but it's still got firepower left  CNN Business

America’s emergency oil stockpile is at a 38-year low but it’s still got firepower left CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Presidents don’t have magic wands to make inflation disappear. But they do have a powerful tool that can help ease the pain of high gas prices: The Strategic Petroleum Reserve. More than any of his predecessors, President Joe Biden has aggressively leaned on this emergency oil stockpile to knock down …

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‘Made by white labor’: the vintage Levi’s that point to America’s dark past

A wax-covered, patched-up pair of Levi’s is giving new meaning to the word “vintage” – and serving as another artifact of America’s dark past. The jeans, discovered in a mineshaft a few years ago by Michael Allen Harris, a historian of denim, date to the 1880s. They sold this month at a New Mexico auction …

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America's 'once unthinkable' chip export restrictions will hobble China's semiconductor ambitions

America’s ‘once unthinkable’ chip export restrictions will hobble China’s semiconductor ambitions

The US government has introduced some of its most sweeping export controls yet aiming to cut China off from advanced semiconductors. Analysts said the move could hobble China’s domestic chip industry. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images China’s ambitions to boost its domestic chip industry have likely become magnitudes more difficult and costly after …

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The 2023 Chevy Corvette Z06 Is America's World-Beating Supercar

The 2023 Chevy Corvette Z06 Is America’s World-Beating Supercar

This is not a drill. General Motors has built a 670-horsepower, 8,600 rpm, mid-engine monster with all of the trimmings of European prestige for less than the cost of a base model Porsche 911. If you’ve got around $100,000 burning a hole in your pocket, for god’s sake, put your name down for a 2023 …

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PlayStation Stars launches September 29 in Japan and Asia, October 5 in the Americas, and October 13 in Europe and Australia - Gematsu

PlayStation Stars launches September 29 in Japan and Asia, October 5 in the Americas, and October 13 in Europe and Australia – Gematsu

The PlayStation [41,153 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/platforms/playstation”>PlayStation Stars rewards program will launch on September 29 in Asia, including Japan, followed by October 5 in North and South America, and October 13 in Europe and Australia, Sony Interactive Entertainment [4,576 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/companies/sony-interactive-entertainment”>Sony Interactive Entertainment announced. The full PlayStation Stars experience will be accessible through PlayStation App on iOS …

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Electric cars being charged at night making America's power grid unstable

Electric cars being charged at night making America’s power grid unstable

STANFORD, Cali — Leaving your electric car charging overnight to have it ready in the morning seems like a good idea in theory. But in reality, research suggests doing so does more harm in the long run. Stanford scientists say that it costs more to charge your electric car at night and it could stress …

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Jeffrey Dahmer

How Did Jeffrey Dahmer Die? Why America’s Worst Serial Killer Only Served 3 Years in Prison

Scroll To See More Images Trigger warning: This story is grisly so read at your own discretion. Jeffrey Dahmer is regarded as one of America’s most horrific serial killers. Eventually pleading guilty to the rape, murder, dismemberment and consumption of multiple victims, he was sentenced to 15 consecutive life sentences in 1996 but only lived …

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America's gas prices rise for the first time in 99 days |  CNN Business

America’s gas prices rise for the first time in 99 days | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — The historical streak of falling gasoline prices is over. After sinking every day for more than three months, US gas prices edged higher – by a penny – to $3.68 a gallon, on average Wednesday, according to AAA. That ends 98 consecutive days of falling pump prices, the second-longest such …

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Worker shortages are fueling America's biggest labor crises

Worker shortages are fueling America’s biggest labor crises

Exhausted workers in education, healthcare and the railroad industry are pushing back after months of staffing shortages September 16, 2022 at 4:34 pm EDT Striking nurses demonstrate for better working conditions on the public sidewalks outside Riverside Hospital on Sept. 13 in Minneapolis. (Annabelle Marcovici for The Washington Post) The US economy came within hours …

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All shook up: 'America's Got Talent' shockingly resurrects 'greatest rock act ever' for Season 17 finals

All shook up: ‘America’s Got Talent’ shockingly resurrects ‘greatest rock act ever’ for Season 17 finals

The America’s Got Talent Season 17 finals took place Tuesday, with some of the 11 contestants rising to the challenge — like Australian pole dancer/multimedia storyteller Kristy Sellars, whom judge Howie Mandel described as “perfection,” and Lebanese dance troupe me Mayyas, whom Howie said were ” so great for women, female empowerment, and your culture” …

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