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.

Fast Food Workers, Activists Protest For Higher Wages

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Carpenters work on a housing site in Brandywine, Md., on May 31. Pent-up demand for homes could create jobs and help the struggling U.S. economy. Gary Cameron/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Pent-Up Demand Is Boosting Home Sales, But Can It Last?

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DOJ Files Civil Charges Against Bank Of America

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Government Charges SAC In Insider Trading Case

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Ahead Of Obama's Economic Speech, A Look At Key Indicators

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Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Accused Of Failing To Supervise

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In Boston, Lockdown Became Time To Spend With Friends

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Saving For Retirement? Here's A Tip

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Lobsterman Genevieve Kurilec holds a lobster caught while fishing along Deer Isle, Maine. Kurilec says more women are beginning to captain their own lobster boats. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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She's No Man; She's A Lobsterman

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Sara Millan (left) thanks Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America CEO Bruce Marks after NACA was able to reduce her family's mortgage during an event in Los Angeles in September 2010. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Persuading Banks To Give Homeowners A Break

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Economists Cautiously Applaud Jobs Report

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June Brought 80,000 Jobs, 8.2 Percent Unemployment

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Americans' Net Worth Has Plummeted, Report Shows

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Srinivas Konanki and his wife own a small laboratory device company near Boston. Concerns about the economy have left them wary of hiring new employees. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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As Economic Headwinds Pick Up, Employers Lie Low

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Europe's Debt Weighs On U.S. Employers

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