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Profiles Of America In Full Employment

Former Inmates Are Getting Jobs As Employers Ignore Stigma In Bright Economy

People convicted of felonies often have difficulties getting hired. But many employers say they're suffering a labor shortage, and attitudes toward hiring people with criminal records are changing.

A Sapp Bros. gas station in Percival, Iowa, stands in floodwaters from the Missouri River on May 10. Lawmakers have reached a deal on disaster aid that they say President Trump will sign. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Senate Reaches $19 Billion Deal For Disaster Aid Without Border Wall Funding

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Confusion over whether food is still safe to eat after its "sell by" or "use before" date accounts for about one-fifth of food waste in U.S. homes, the FDA says. The agency is urging the food industry to adopt "best if used by" wording on packaged foods. zoranm/Getty Images hide caption

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To Reduce Food Waste, FDA Urges 'Best If Used By' Date Labels

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Problèmes D'amour Alexander Robotnick
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Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Sept. 14, 2018. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts that two to four major hurricanes will form in the Atlantic during the 2019 hurricane season, which begins June 1. Getty Images hide caption

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The 2019 Hurricane Season Will Be 'Near Normal.' But Normal Can Still Be Devastating

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Former Inmates Are Getting Jobs As Employers Ignore Stigma In Bright Economy

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Protests Over Sexual Harassment At McDonald's Grow As Shareholders Meet

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is taken from court, where he appeared on charges of jumping British bail seven years ago, in London on May 1. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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U.S. Brings New Charges Against Julian Assange In War Logs, State Cables Case

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President Bill Clinton delivers the State of the Union address in January 1999 as his Senate impeachment trial was underway. Despite impeachment, Clinton was successful in working with Congress on legislation. Win McNamee/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Trump Breaks With Clinton And Nixon On Governing While Under Investigation

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Abortion Limits Carry Economic Cost For Women

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Denise Brinley is executive director at the Pennsylvania Governor's Office of Energy. The state produces "playbooks" to highlight ways old coal power plant sites could be redeveloped. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Finding New Opportunity For Old Coal-Fired Power Plant Sites

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