Frank Russo, a retired resident of Nassau County, pays nearly $16,000 in property taxes a year. Local government officials say the high taxes are driving people out of the county. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange looks at stocks during the final minutes of trading on May 6. The Dow fell more than 600 points in a few minutes in what became known as the "flash crash." Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Retired cosmetics executive Mark Goldsmith, who runs the nonprofit Getting Out and Staying Out, gives inmates tips about how to handle job interviews. "People usually make up their minds in the first 30 seconds or minute," he says. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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A Delta Air Lines employee holds a sign during a rally outside an employee parking lot as a Delta jet comes in to land in Atlanta. Erik S. Lesser/AP hide caption

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Former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay stands outside the U.S. courthouse in Houston after the close of his bank fraud trial in May 2006. Two Stanford University researchers say that lying CEOs tend to use a lot of words that express positive emotion to overcompensate. Dave Einsel/Getty Images hide caption

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Gene Muller, president of Flying Fish Brewing in Cherry Hill, N.J., hopes to expand his microbrewery and hire more people once he can find the right space. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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BP CEO Tony Hayward at the White House on Wednesday for a meeting with President Obama. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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A ship is moored in front of the Citigroup building in Dublin's Grand Canal area. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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