Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.
Every year, as the summer season approaches, gasoline refineries switch to their more expensive summer blends, causing an increase in the price of gasoline.
However, this year, the seasonal price increase is particularly high. Experts are saying that U.S. gas prices are nudging higher because Gulf Coast refineries are sending more gasoline to other countries.
NPR’s Senior Business Editor Marilyn Geewax joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss the factors contributing to the soaring price of gasoline, and whether or not this trend will continue.