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Protesters stand on the road during clashes in the Mathare area of Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, July 19, 2023. Kenyans were back protesting on the streets of the capital Wednesday against newly imposed taxes and the increased cost of living. Brian Inganga/AP hide caption

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Kenya hit by a wave of protests over the cost of living and taxes

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These 7 charts show how life got pricier (and, yes, cheaper!) in 2022

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People shop for bread at a supermarket in Monterey Park, California on October 19, 2022. Grocery prices were up 12.4% last month from a year earlier, a government report showed. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Broughton family prepares for their dinner prayers during a gathering on November 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Prices for Thanksgiving staples like turkey are on the rise this year, thanks to inflation. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Rising prices are on the menu for Thanksgiving, with inflation currently at 7.7%

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A gas pump is seen at a gas station in Houston on June 9. Gas prices have dropped below $4 a gallon in parts of the country, although the national average remains above that level. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Gas prices are finally dropping. Here are 4 things to know

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A shopper walks through a grocery store in Washington, D.C, on March 13. Surging inflation poses a particular challenge for working-class families, impacting the cost of basic necessities such as groceries. Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How soaring inflation forces stark choices

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Some consumers are wondering why President Biden is not doing more to counter surging prices across the economy. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Inflation is surging and people are hopping mad

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