Consumer advocates took to the streets of Phoenix recently to protest against an Arizona utility's efforts to bill customers using a so-called "demand charge." If approved, Arizona Public Service would be the first utility in the country to place most of its residential customers on that kind of rate plan.
Tourists relax on Miami Beach last August. Travel experts had been predicting that this summer would bring out our desire to take vacations and have fun. The latest jobs report confirms it: Employers are hiring to help you enjoy the season.
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People wait in a branch of France's national employment agency Pole Emploi, where a board read "reception without appointment" April 27 in Montpellier, southern France. While the economy is healthier in France than other European countries, unemployment remains above 10 percent.
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Eric Frumin (right) stands in front of his solar panels on the roof of his Brooklyn home alongside architect David Cunningham (left) and AeonSolar's Allen Frishman (center).
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People watch stock prices on a digital broadcast outside the Bombay Stock Exchange on Friday. Currency, equity and oil markets around the world are feeling the effects of the British vote to leave the EU.
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Supporters of leaving the EU celebrate at a party hosted by Leave.EU in central London as they watch results come in from around the country after Thursday's EU referendum.
Advocates for the U.K. leaving the EU wave Union flags and cheer as the results come in at the Leave.EU referendum party at Millbank Tower in central London early Friday morning.
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President Obama speaks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, D.C., on Monday. Concerns about a possible "Brexit" were floating in the air as British investors met with state economic teams at the two-day summit.
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Gordon Martinez (left), leader of the group Faith in Texas and payday loan borrower, marches before a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau field hearing in Kansas City, Mo., on June 2.
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