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Demand for mortgages slumps, but it may be a while before prices do the same

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A for sale sign is posted in front of a home for sale on March 18, 2022 in San Rafael, California.

A for sale sign is posted in front of a home for sale on March 18, 2022 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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The mortgage business has "come to a screeching halt"

by Kai Ryssdal and Andie Corban Apr 26, 2022
Vivian Gueler of Pacific Trust Group said rising rates are slowing the housing market, but it could be months before prices fall.
A Warmer World

Coal, the dirtiest of the fossil fuels, is in high demand

by Lily Jamali Apr 26, 2022
While coal is having a resurgence as a fuel source, the spike in its use may not last.

Biden administration expands Pell Grant program for incarcerated students

by Stephanie Hughes Apr 26, 2022
It's a shift from nearly three decades ago, when Congress banned incarcerated people from having access to Pell Grants.
A Warmer World

Wildfires in April signal growing costs of climate change

by Savannah Maher Apr 26, 2022
What to do when fuel for fires seems infinite, but resources to fight fires is decidedly finite?
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This manufacturer sees little improvement in snarled global supply chains

by Kai Ryssdal and Maria Hollenhorst Apr 26, 2022
“It’s the kind of stuff that keeps you awake at night,” said Teresa Asbury, a senior executive at the Legacy Cos.

What social media advertising tells us about inflation

by Kristin Schwab Apr 26, 2022
Digital advertising suffers from supply chain and inflation issues too.

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Slide (feat. Frank Ocean & Migos) Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean, Migos
Higher Noble Oak
Redbone Childish Gambino
Lowrider Yussef Kamaal
All The Stars (with SZA) Kendrick Lamar, SZA
Rising Son Takuya Kuroda

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