New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signs an executive order raising the city's living wage law Tuesday. The move will require some employers to pay their employees between $11.50 and $13.13 an hour, depending on whether the employee receives benefits. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Judge Holds Argentina In Contempt After Debt Default

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A poultry processing plant in France. Europe banned treating chicken carcasses with chlorine in the 1990s out of fear that it could cause cancer. Christophe Di Pascale/Corbis hide caption

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European Activists Say They Don't Want Any U.S. 'Chlorine Chicken'

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Tom Worden works on a fixed-abrasive grinding table at Exelis Inc. in Rochester, N.Y. Exelis is an aerospace and defense company, and employs numerous former Kodak workers in its facility. Mike Bradley for NPR hide caption

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Rochester Focuses On A New Picture Of American Manufacturing

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Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says under certain conditions, he would support a higher minimum wage in his state. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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Shifting Stance, Some GOP Candidates Back State Minimum Wage Hikes

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Why Some Federal Agencies Panic This Time Of Year

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has announced rules aimed at discouraging U.S. companies from moving their headquarters overseas to cut their tax bills. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Seattle Plan To Ease Public Housing Waitlist Is Met With Criticism

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To protect its cocoa workers from Ebola, the Ivory Coast has closed its borders. Ange Aboa/Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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Ebola's Toll: Farmers Aren't Farming, Traders Aren't Trading

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Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Yahoo will gain nearly $8 billion from the Alibaba IPO because of its $1 billion investment in Alibaba 2005. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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With Alibaba IPO, Yahoo Reaps A Big Reward From Risky Bet

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Alibaba Found Success By Acting Like A Dating Site

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Vermont Nonprofit Successfully Helps Homeowners Weatherize

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