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President Barack Obama looks at a turbine during a tour in 2011 of the General Electric plant in Schenectady, N.Y., with then GE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt (left) and plant manager Kevin Sharkey. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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GE Struggles To Show It Still Has Magic Touch

General Electric has had a steep fall from grace this year. Its stock has dropped and it's halving its dividend. Now GE watchers are wondering if the new CEO can pull off a dramatic turnaround.

People walk through Trump Tower in New York City in August. Condo prices in the building have fallen, according to journalist and author Tim O'Brien. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Several Trump Properties Suffer Financially (But Not Ones He Visits Often)

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Film actress Hedy Lamarr, pictured here around 1955, was both a major star on screen and an inventor by night. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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In 'Bombshell,' The Double Identity Of Hollywood Star Hedy Lamarr

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Karen Attiah, The Washington Post's global opinions editor, says current conversation surrounding sexual harassment largely excludes victims who are women of color. The Washington Post hide caption

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When Black Women's Stories Of Sexual Abuse Are Excluded From The National Narrative

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President Barack Obama looks at a turbine during a tour in 2011 of the General Electric plant in Schenectady, N.Y., with then GE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt (left) and plant manager Kevin Sharkey. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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GE Struggles To Show It Still Has Magic Touch

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Theresa Sahhar, from Olathe, Kan., works in sales part time. But to afford the education she wants for her son, she'll sell her chickens' eggs or, as a beekeeper, sell honey at farmers' markets. Courtesy of Theresa Sahhar hide caption

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What Living On $100,000 A Year Looks Like

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