Helado: a scoop of Buenos Aires’ ice cream scene

By Hailey Samples & Sidra Dahhan Medill Reports BUENOS AIRES — When the summer heat strikes Buenos Aires, locals find a cool reprieve in helado – Argentine ice cream. The silky, sweet treat is sold all around the city, one of the ice cream capitals of the world. Generations away from its Italian roots, the local […]

US producer prices dip as energy and food continue to slide


By Kaitlin Schuler United States wholesale prices fell slightly in February, pulled down by lower energy and food costs, in a performance that suggests inflationary pressures remain under control. The producer price index dipped a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent in February, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Tuesday report, matching economist expectations. The […]