What’s trending today: Economic news & more

A look at some of the top headlines trending online today including the war in Ukraine, the US economy, coronavirus and much more.

Top stories

Democrats’ trimmed-down inflation-fighting package still has plenty in it (AP)

Senate passes massive package to boost U.S. computer chip production (NBC)

Federal Reserve Makes Another Supersized Rate Increase to Tame Inflation (NY Times)

Former Minneapolis police officers sentenced to prison for roles in George Floyd death (AP)

Millions in the US to endure oppressive heat as temperatures bake the Pacific Northwest and South (CNN)

Russia steps up strikes on Ukraine amid counterattacks (AP)

Other trending headlines

Millions still without sense of smell or taste after Covid-19 (NBC)

Smoking, vaping increases risk of death from COVID, study finds (ABC)

Highland Park parade shooting suspect indicted on 117 felony counts (CBS)

Sprite is ditching its iconic green bottle (Today)

U.S. offers Russia a deal for the release of Brittney Griner (NPR)

China closely tracking debris of its most powerful rocket (Reuters)

170-carat pink diamond discovered in Angola said to be the largest in 300 years (USA Today)