Trump Treasury Nominee Defends Role In Foreclosure Crisis

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Mnuchin Likely To Face Questions Over Role In Foreclosures

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Trump's Picks For Special Advisers Present Potential Ethical Issues

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A 2014 photo shows shanty houses on a river bank in Jakarta, Indonesia, where Indonesian President Joko Widodo once pledged to close a fast-growing wealth gap. Bay Ismoyo /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A growing number of older Americans with federal student loans had their Social Security benefits offset because of unpaid student loans. Screenshot by NPR/Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hide caption

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China's President Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday in Davos, Switzerland. The global elite have begun a week of earnest debate and Alpine partying in the Swiss ski resort, in a week bookended by two presidential speeches of historic import — Xi's remarks and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's inaugural address. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Congressional Republicans Take Aim At Taxes On Imports And Exports

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2 Economists With Opposing Views Weigh In On Trump's Economic Plan

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After The Brexit Vote, Why Has The U.K. Economy Proved So Resilient?

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A Mix Of Factors, Not Just Mexico, Cause Decline In U.S. Manufacturing

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Customers at Puzzles Bakery & Café in Schenectady, N.Y. More than half the staff at the café has a developmental disability. Rhitu Chatterjee/NPR hide caption

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For People With Developmental Disabilities, Food Work Means More Self Reliance

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Some workers in low-income countries are choosing bitcoin, a virtual currency powered by blockchain technology, to send money to their families. It's cheaper, faster and doesn't require a middleman. Andrew Baker/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Illinois Congressman: Poverty Plays A Large Role In Chicago Gun Violence

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Trump Could Make Good On Tariff Threats, Thanks To Existing Laws

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