Gas tops $4 per gallon average nationwide, 1st time since 2008

  • Kyle Kierce, of Southington, Connecticut, gets gas at the Conoco gas station off I-81 near Mahanoy City, Pa., on Sunday morning. (Jacqueline Dormer/Republican-Herald via AP)

NEW YORK — The price of regular gasoline broke $4 per gallon on average across the U.S. on Sunday for the first time since 2008.