Chris Arnold NPR correspondent Chris Arnold is based in Boston. His reports are heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition.

Passengers walk through the terminal as they head to their flights at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va., on Dec. 23, 2015. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Oil Plummets, Cheap Jet Fuel Means Better Travel Deals

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A Historic Start: Economic Ups And Downs

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Wind turbines dot the landscape in Mojave, Calif. The recent extension of federal tax credits is expected to give the wind and solar energy industries a big boost. Irfan Khan/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Tax Breaks, Falling Costs Are Boosting Wind And Solar

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De Desharnais, a homebuilder and real estate agent in Nashua, N.H., stands in front of a house her company is constructing. She says her company had 32 employees at the height of the housing boom, and now only has six despite the industry's gradual recovery. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Will A Fed Interest Rate Hike Slow The Housing Recovery?

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Lobbyists Eye Spending Bill As A Way To Thwart Retirement Regs, Advocates Warn

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Alex Browning works at a farm in Hamilton, Mass. The 26-year-old says that unlike some of her friends who work at places with retirement plans, she knows she has to figure out how to save for herself. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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How Do You Start Saving? Your Tax Refund May Be The Answer

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Will 'Disappointing' Jobs Report Affect Fed's Course On Interest Rates?

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Volkswagen CEO Resigns Amid Emissions Cheating Scandal

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Federal Reserve Faces Fork In The Road Over Interest Rates

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Will The Fed Raise Rates, Or Keep The (Little) Economic Party Going?

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Mixed Jobs Report Adds Uncertainty To Fed Interest Rate Debate

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Economists Divided Over Interest Rate Hike Amid Market Turmoil

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The Financial Times, A Newspaper Success Story, Is Sold For $1.3 Billion

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With Greece Facing Economic Abyss, What Will EU Leaders Do?

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Despite Uncertainty, Greeks Show Pride In Rejecting Bailout Plan

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