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•  The Washington Post reports that "prices rose 6.2 percent in October compared with a year ago, the largest annual increase in about 30 years, as rising inflation complicates the political agenda for the White House and policymakers’ road map for the economy heading into the end of the year.

"Forecasters expected a surge in October’s inflation data, released Wednesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in large part because of soaring gas and energy prices, plus ongoing supply chain backlogs in the used-car market. The energy index rose 4.8 percent in October compared with the month before, as the gasoline index increased 6.1 percent. Such high energy and gas prices are spilling into the costs of just about every other good, economists say, and pinching an already strained supply chain.

"Yet, inflation expanded to other categories, increasing throughout the economy, with the BLS noting “broad-based” higher prices for energy, shelter, food, used cars and trucks and new vehicles among the larger contributors. The indexes for medical care, for household furnishing and operations, and for recreation all increased in October."

•  Fox Business reports that the US Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against Uber, taking aim at the company's policy "'of charging passengers wait time fees' with no exceptions to disabled passengers 'who take longer than two minutes to board or load into the vehicle'."

According to the story, "The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California, claims the ride-sharing service violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In addition, the lawsuit calls for the court to order the company to comply with federal law that protects disabled people from discrimination and implement policies which adhere to the needs of disabled passengers."

An Uber spokesperson tells Fox News that "the company had been in 'active discussions' with the DOJ prior to the 'disappointing lawsuit'."