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People are on the hunt for gas in the Southeast
May 12, 2021

People are on the hunt for gas in the Southeast

The biggest set of fuel pipelines in the country remains off today after last week's ransomware attack. Some gas stations are running dry in the Southeast, in part because of panic-buying. Plus, what to expect for the latest reading on inflation. And, with more people getting vaccinated, there's increasing political pressure from some conservatives to pull the plug on some pandemic relief programs.

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Fuel shortages at gas stations following pipeline hack

May 12, 2021
Many people are running out to top up ... just in case.
Gas stations begin to run out of gasoline after drivers rushed to fill up on May 11, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Megan Varner/Getty Images

When should pandemic benefits end if there's no neat end to the pandemic?

May 12, 2021
Withdrawing support too soon could inflict damage. Leaving it in place too long could also have drawbacks.
courtneyk via Getty Images

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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer