AAA: Nationwide average for gas tops $5 for first time ever

  • FILE - High gas prices are shown in Los Angeles, on May 24, 2022. The nationwide average price for a gallon of gasoline has topped $5 for the first time ever. Auto club AAA said the average price on Saturday, June 11, was $5.00. Motorists in some parts of the country, especially California, are paying far above that.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

NEW YORK — The nationwide average price for a gallon of gasoline has topped $5 for the first time ever.