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How to protect your nest egg from inflation

By Jeanne Sahadi, CNN Business Key inflation readings soared above 5% this spring, with prices rising on everything from food to metals to transportation.No one can say with certainty whether we’re in for a prolonged period of high inflation or a short one due to pandemic-induced issues like supply chain problems. Either way, today’s concerns… Continue Reading

Tesla recalls nearly 300,000 cars in China over cruise control safety issue

Philip Wang, CNN Tesla began recalling more than 285,000 vehicles in China on Saturday over a safety risk concerning the vehicle’s cruise control feature. The cruise control system in certain models can be activated when drivers try to shift gears or accidentally touch the gear selector, resulting in accidental acceleration, according to China’s State Administration… Continue Reading

Matt Hancock, Britain’s beleaguered health secretary, resigns after being caught kissing aide

By Peter Wilkinson, CNN Matt Hancock resigned as Britain’s Health Secretary Saturday, one day after he apologized for breaching Covid regulations. The politician was pictured kissing and embracing his adviser, with whom British tabloid The Sun alleges he is having an extramarital affair. “I want to reiterate my apology for breaking the guidance and apologise… Continue Reading

It could take months to know the cause of the South Florida building collapse. For now, officials are focused on finding dozens who are unaccounted for

By Aya Elamroussi and Hollie Silverman, CNN Two days after the catastrophic partial collapse of a residential building in South Florida, officials remained focused on the search for the dozens of people believed to be under the mountain of rubble as an expert suggested it may be months before the cause of the disaster is… Continue Reading

Likely ‘the most extreme and prolonged heat waves in the recorded history’ for the Northwest start today

By Judson Jones, Pedram Javaheri, Hannah Gard and Derek Van Dam, CNN Meteorologists Widespread drought conditions, long summer days and an intense heat dome will force temperatures to soar to monthly and possibly all-time record high temperatures across the Northwest in the coming days. “This event will likely be one of the most extreme and… Continue Reading

Must-watch videos of the week

By Jodi Upchurch, CNN A Boy Scout troop searches for shelter, Conan O’Brien smokes weed on air and Tom Brady raps “Hamilton.” Here are the must-watch videos of the week. An explosive examination An explosion detonated around 100 miles off Florida’s coast registered as a 3.9 magnitude earthquake by the US Geological Survey. The blast… Continue Reading
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