In Conflict With Trump Agenda, California Sets Stricter Auto Emissions Standards

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The Forces Driving Middle-Aged White People's 'Deaths Of Despair'

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Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open. Company shares tumbled more than 12 percent Wednesday. Above, the department store's location in Brooklyn's Flatbush neighborhood today. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Wall Street Trader Outlines Market Trends Ahead Of Health Care Vote

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Salaried employees file their income tax papers at an tax office in New Delhi in 2013. Many Indians, including the entire agricultural sector and those living on less than $3,700 a year, are exempt from income tax. The Finance Ministry says just 27 million Indians paid income tax last year. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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Why Do So Few People Pay Income Tax In India?

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A Trump rally in held in New York City on March 4. The issue of conflicts of interest doesn't seem to be registering much among President Trump's supporters. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Among Trump Supporters, Conflicts Of Interest Aren't A Top Concern

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The South By Southwest Effect: How The Festival Affects Austin

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South By Southwest Adds A 'Super Bowl' To Austin's Economy Each Year

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, left, address the media during a joint press conference in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday in advance of the weekend's G20 summit. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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How The Tooth Fairy Helps Explain The Rising Cost Of Parenting

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President Trump looks on as German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the media at a joint news conference Friday at the White House. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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(Top) Howdy Holmes talks with employee Sandy Parker on the factory floor. Parker started working at Jiffy when she was 24 years old, nearly 38 years ago. (Bottom left) Historical photos line the walls of the factory entrance. (Bottom right) Employee lockers. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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How To Make Boring Sell: In A Jiffy

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Two Economists With Opposing Political Views On The Trump Budget

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Green shoots of cereal rye, a popular cover crop, emerge in a field where corn was recently harvested in Iowa. The grass will go dormant in winter, then resume growing in the spring. Less than three percent of corn fields in the state have cover crops. Courtesy of Practical Farmers of Iowa hide caption

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What Do Rising Interest Rates Mean For Average Americans?

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A group of people walk on Castro Street, in the downtown portion of the Silicon Valley town of Mountain View, California, August 24, 2016. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images). Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images hide caption

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