The travel website Hopper says the average domestic round-trip ticket sold for $229 in April and is expected to rise as high as $240 by June.

Although fares are rising, airfares today are far lower than a few years ago.

The airline industry as a whole hasn't increased fares since November.


Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media platform.

In a New York Times editorial, he cites the threat of the platform's unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg. 

He argues Facebook's monopoly is stifling innovation and economic growth since no new social network has been created since 2011.


Tesla cars can now diagnose themselves and pre-order parts if needed.

Users will notice a new message on the main screen that says an unexpected condition has been detected.

It also says a replacement part has been pre-shipped to a Tesla center.


Private colleges are offering record discounts as tuition costs rise.

The Wall Street Journal says big grants for freshman are helping students but hurting school budgets.

Over the past decade, the average institutional grant for first-time freshmen has increased to more than $20,000 this year, up from about $10,600 in the 2008-09 year.

About 90% of freshmen received grant aid from private colleges and universities in the 2018-2019 year.