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Underneath this truck bed's cover is a homemade rig of tubes and a welded-together 250-gallon tank. These thieves were making runs between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Daniel Hajek/NPR hide caption

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Black-Market Diesel: Thieves Sell Fuel By The Truckload

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Shoppers Manuel Orellano, middle, with his daughter Marcela, left, and her son Manuel, 6, shop for children's clothing at JCPenney at Glendale Galleria shopping mall in Glendale, Calif, on Friday. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Podcasts Rise In Popularity, Funded By Advertisers And Listeners

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Black Friday Gun Sales Soar, Straining Background Checks

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In Dubai, Shoppers Hit The Malls For 'White Friday'

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An employee demonstrates how a mother is checked for sound quality before it is duplicated during production at the Rainbo Records factory in Canoga Park, Calif. The vinyl record industry has seen an uptick in sales in recent years, keeping manufacturers like Rainbo busy. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Vinyl, Once Thought Dead, Makes A Comeback In The Digital Age

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Mike (left) and Matt (right) Gragnani are 25-year-old identical twins. Together, they've been able to buy an apartment and start a business before many of their peers. Courtesy of Mike Gragnani hide caption

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Millennials Might Be 'Generation Twin.' Is That A Bad Thing?

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The $1 billion Brickell City Centre, currently under construction, will house condos, a hotel and a retail and entertainment complex. Condo projects are booming in Miami, financed mostly by foreign buyers. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Foreign Dollars Fuel A New Condo Boom In Miami

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Despite Cold Weather And Protesters, Shoppers Seek Black Friday Sales

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A Closer Look At EU Parliament's Vote To Break Up Google

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Mega-Rich Invest In Works By Living Artists

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Retailers First Used The Term Door-Buster Sales Decades Ago

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