Prices at the Pump Causing Hardships - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

Prices at the Pump Causing Hardships

WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 70 percent of Americans responding to a new poll say high gas prices are causing at least some hardship, and 40 percent say the squeeze is serious.

It's worse for older Americans with 76 percent of seniors expressing hardship. It was 68 percent in March.

The Associated Press-GfK poll shows Americans may scale back vacations and drive less.

Just 29 percent said rising fuel prices are not causing a negative impact on their finances.

  • News HeadlinesNewsMore>>

  • Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

    Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:10 AM EDT2018-08-11 06:10:04 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:34:51 GMT
    (Josh Edelson/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July, 9, 2018, file photo, plaintiff DeWayne Johnson looks up during a brief break as the Monsanto trial in San Francisco. Monsanto is being accused of hiding the dangers of its popular Roundup pro...(Josh Edelson/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July, 9, 2018, file photo, plaintiff DeWayne Johnson looks up during a brief break as the Monsanto trial in San Francisco. Monsanto is being accused of hiding the dangers of its popular Roundup pro...

    Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant.

    Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant.

  • BBB: Apple is not calling you

    BBB: Apple is not calling you

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:30:50 GMT
    Cosme Ojeda joined Ava Van Valen to talk about how to avoid a scam that is popping up in our area. (Source: KAUZ)Cosme Ojeda joined Ava Van Valen to talk about how to avoid a scam that is popping up in our area. (Source: KAUZ)
    Cosme Ojeda joined Ava Van Valen to talk about how to avoid a scam that is popping up in our area. (Source: KAUZ)Cosme Ojeda joined Ava Van Valen to talk about how to avoid a scam that is popping up in our area. (Source: KAUZ)

    Have you received a phone call from someone claiming to be with Apple tech support?

    Have you received a phone call from someone claiming to be with Apple tech support?

  • 'The Meg' chomps $44.5M, 'BlacKkKlansman' opens strong

    'The Meg' chomps $44.5M, 'BlacKkKlansman' opens strong

    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-08-12 16:18:21 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:17:51 GMT
    The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday. (Source:CNN)The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday. (Source:CNN)

    The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday.

    The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday.

Powered by Frankly