Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Why one NPR correspondent finally ditched DVDs for streaming

Saturday, December 31, 2022

It was once cutting edge to get DVDs in the mail for a low monthly subscription. Then came the fragmented world of streaming. But what about the last holdouts who are all about the disc?

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In bad news for true loves, inflation is hitting the 12 Days of Christmas

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Partridge prices were flat this year, but the cost of pear trees jumped more than 25%. PNC bank has run the numbers on all 12 days of Christmas, as it calculates its annual holiday price index.

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The cost of the 12 days of Christmas increased dramatically this year

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Partridge prices were flat this year, but the cost of pear trees jumped more than 25%. PNC bank has run the numbers on all 12 days of Christmas — as it calculates its annual Holiday Price Index.

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China is facing what could be the world's biggest COVID surge yet

Friday, December 16, 2022

China is facing possibly the world's biggest coronavirus surge yet. At the high end of estimates, 800 million people in China could become infected. What does this mean for China and other countries?

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5 takeaways from the front lines of the inflation fight

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Inflation may be slowing, but prices are still climbing much faster than Americans are used to. The Federal Reserve's dramatic steps to bring it to heel appear to be working - somewhat.

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The Fed continues its crackdown on inflation, pushing up interest rates again

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by half a percentage point Wednesday, which was a smaller increase than the four previous hikes.

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Inflation appears to be slowing but the Fed is expected to announce another rate hike

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates by a half point Wednesday as efforts to curb inflation show progress. November's annual inflation rate was the lowest in 11 months.

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Inflation eases thanks to falling gasoline prices

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Inflation eased in November, thanks to falling gasoline prices. Consumer prices were 7.1% higher than a year ago. The news comes on the eve of another likely interest rate hike by the Fed.

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Inflation dips in November, as gasoline savings eclipse grocery price increases

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

A new government report shows inflation cooled a bit in November. But prices are still climbing and the Federal Reserve is preparing to raise interest rates again.

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Biden cheers latest job report but inflation worries persist

Saturday, December 03, 2022

The US job market is strong, with employers adding more than a quarter-million jobs every month. President Biden cheered the latest jobs report, but it could put more fuel on the fire of inflation.

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U.S. employers add 263,000 jobs in November

Friday, December 02, 2022

U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs in November. A Labor Department report shows wages are climbing quickly, which is good for workers but could complicate efforts to curb inflation.

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The U.S. gained 263,000 jobs last month. It's good news for workers, but not the Fed

Friday, December 02, 2022

Hiring slowed slightly in November amid rising interest rates. But the U.S. job market remains unusually tight. Employers added 263,000 jobs in November while unemployment held steady at 3.7%.

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The Fed continues raising interest rates to fight inflation

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke about the economy and job market Wednesday. The Fed has been raising interest rates to fight inflation, but critics say this could push some out of work.

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Inflation won't win Thanksgiving: Here's NPR's plan to help you save on a meal

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Turkey, stuffing, pie — it's all way more expensive this year. But you don't have to let inflation spoil your meal, if you're willing to get creative.

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Consumer prices in October were 7.7% higher than a year ago

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Consumer prices in October were 7.7% higher than a year ago. That's a slower pace of inflation than in September and it triggered a rally on Wall Street.

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Stock market surges after inflation report shows the pain of high prices may ease

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Stocks experienced their biggest rally in two years after a report that inflation is currently running at 7.7%.

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Rising prices are on the menu for Thanksgiving, with inflation currently at 7.7%

Thursday, November 10, 2022

With Thanksgiving just two weeks away, food and family are on many people's minds. But turkey and travel will carry a hefty price tag this year. The annual inflation rate in October was 7.7%.

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Inflation is top issue in this week's midterms

Monday, November 07, 2022

Rising prices are a top concern for voters in this year's midterm elections, outpacing abortion, crime and defending democracy. Prices in September were up 8.2% from a year ago.

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U.S. employers added 261 thousand jobs last month, but job growth has slowed

Friday, November 04, 2022

U.S. employers added 261 thousand jobs last month — more than forecasters expected. But job growth has slowed from earlier in the year, and that slowdown could help ease upward pressure on inflation.

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U.S. hiring cooled slightly in October. That could help to ease inflation

Friday, November 04, 2022

Hiring slowed modestly in October, as employers added 261,000 jobs. That might take some of the upward pressure off inflation.

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