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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell appear before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Tuesday. Kevin Dietsch/AP hide caption

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Economy

Janet Yellen Says U.S. Could Run Out Of Cash To Pay Its Bills In Less Than 3 Weeks

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned lawmakers the government could run out of money by Oct. 18 unless Congress raises the debt ceiling.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell appear before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Tuesday. Kevin Dietsch/AP hide caption

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Janet Yellen Says U.S. Could Run Out Of Cash To Pay Its Bills In Less Than 3 Weeks

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Cascade Ryan Helsing
Blues Hangover (aka a Bit of Soul on Original Release) Ray Charles

Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera, the first married couple to win MacArthur grants at the same time John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Latino Filmmakers Are The First Married Couple To Win MacArthur Grants In Same Year

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The Fear The Shins
Mbira Beat Goldfish

Because of their size, goliath groupers are nearly fearless and easy prey for fishermen and divers with spearguns. Sandra Edwards hide caption

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Florida Wants To Give Fishermen Another Go At The Great Big Goliath Grouper

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