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A new work anxiety: Will I be penalized for working from home?

In the "new normal" of the hybrid workplace, are remote and in-person workers going to be treated equally? It's a matter of hot debate right now.

The sun rises behind St. Luke Baptist Church in Hog Hammock, a Geechee community on Sapelo Island, Ga., on May, 17, 2013. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Gullah Geechee community reaches a deal with Ga. county in a fight for services

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A migrant family is apprehended by U.S. Border Patrol agents and National Guard troops in Eagle Pass, Texas, near the border with Mexico on June 30, 2022. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A majority of Americans see an 'invasion' at the southern border, NPR poll finds

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A sea of flowers lies at the fenced-off Soviet Victory Monument in Riga, Latvia, on Victory Day, May 9. The site fully named The Monument to the Liberators of Soviet Latvia and Riga from the German Fascist Invaders is a 260-foot concrete spire topped with a star that was built in 1985, in the waning years of Soviet rule in Latvia. Alexander Welscher/DPA/Picture Alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Latvia plans to destroy a Soviet-era monument, riling its ethnic Russian minority

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Patricia Highsmith in 1942, age 21. Rolf Tietgens, courtesy of Keith De Lellis hide caption

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Untangling the contradictions of crime novelist Patricia Highsmith

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The federal government wants to roll out another round of COVID-19 boosters this fall but drugmakers are still testing the new boosters. The Food and Drug Administration has said it will base its evaluation of the boosters on data from mouse studies, in a controversial move. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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What's behind the FDA's controversial strategy for evaluating new COVID boosters

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A new work anxiety: Will I be penalized for working from home?

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