U.S. consumer inflation up 6.8% in past year, most since 1982

PRICES FOR U.S. consumers jumped 6.8% in November compared with a year earlier, as surging costs for food, energy, housing and other items left Americans enduring their highest annual inflation rate since 1982. AP PHOTO/MATT ROURKE
WASHINGTON (AP) – Prices for U.S. consumers jumped 6.8% in November compared with a year earlier as surging costs for food, energy, housing and other items left Americans enduring their highest annual inflation rate in 39 years. The Labor Department also reported Friday that prices rose 0.8% from October to November — a substantial increase,…

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