A Christian Science perspective.
The higher prices, linked to rising oil costs, are still lower compared with last Memorial Day.
Supporters and critics agree that it greatly empowers consumers and changes the credit-card industry.
Lawmakers have been getting an earful from disgruntled consumers.
Americans are ready for a break, and they're being enticed out of their homes by big travel discounts, according to AAA.
As the Jewish state celebrates Independence Day on Wednesday, a small but growing band comes together to share experiences.
Lawmakers face issues ranging from a huge deficit and bank regulations to healthcare reform and climate change.
But how much will they cost Americans, particularly during a recession?