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Federal employees wait in line at World Central Kitchen, a food bank and food distribution center established by celebrity chef José Andrés. The federal government is back open, but it could be several days before workers receive missed paychecks. Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Employees Return To Work, But Fears Of Another Shutdown Loom

While the reopening of the government is welcome news for many federal workers, some express trepidation that they'll face the same predicament after Feb. 15.

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Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra [O Fortuna]
Symphony No. 9 In E Minor, Op. 95 / Allegro Con Fuoco Paavo Jarvi / Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
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Workers for the 2010 census check computer data during a training session in 2009 in Dummerston, Vt. For the 2020 head count, the Census Bureau is trying to hire around a half million workers in a tight labor market. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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The Census Bureau Needs To Hire Half A Million Workers For The 2020 Count

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SweetHearts will be tougher to find this Valentine's Day. The company that used to make the popular candy went out of business. Its new owners aren't ready to start making new batches yet. Chitose Suzuki/AP hide caption

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Be Mine? Nope. SweetHeart Candies Hard To Find This Valentine's Day

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Federal employees wait in line at World Central Kitchen, a food bank and food distribution center established by celebrity chef José Andrés. The federal government is back open, but it could be several days before workers receive missed paychecks. Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Employees Return To Work, But Fears Of Another Shutdown Loom

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How California's Worst Oil Spill Turned Beaches Black And The Nation Green

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