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Janet Jenkins used RedFin Now, an iBuyer service, to quickly sell her home near Los Angeles. The company repainted it, spruced it up and put it back on the market for sale. Courtesy of Redfin hide caption

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Who Needs A Realtor? iBuyers Pay Instant Cash For Your House

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Coronavirus Spreads To Wall Street; Dow Drops 1,032 Points

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Soybean plants grow in a field near Tiskilwa, Ill. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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An Airbnb For Farmland Hits A Snag, As Farmers Raise Data Privacy Concerns

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Shake Shack shortened managers' workweeks to four days at some stores a year and a half ago. Recently, the burger chain expanded the trial to a third of its U.S. stores. Brittany Murray/MediaNews Group via Getty Images hide caption

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Enjoy The Extra Day Off! More Bosses Give 4-Day Workweek A Try

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Activist Aims To Strengthen California's Consumer Privacy Act

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Until very recently, the separate company that runs the emergency department at Nashville General Hospital was continuing to haul patients who couldn't pay medical bills into court. Blake Farmer/WPLN hide caption

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It's Not Just Hospitals That Are Quick To Sue Patients Who Can't Pay

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Sleep trackers have become increasingly popular, but for some people, perfecting their sleep score becomes an end unto itself. Yiu Yu Hoi/Getty Images hide caption

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Losing Sleep Over The Quest For A Perfect Night's Rest

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Disposable vapes may be hotter than Juul among kids, according to researcher Bonnie Halpern-Felsher. She received a bag of vape pens recently confiscated by a high school principal in northern California, with flavors like Banana Ice and Cool Mint. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher hide caption

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Parents: Teens Are Still Vaping, Despite Flavor Ban. Here's What They're Using

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Juliet García, former president of the University of Texas at Brownsville, stands behind the border wall. Verónica G. Cárdenas for NPR hide caption

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Between President Trump's Border Wall And The Rio Grande Lies A 'No Man's Land'

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Education Department Probes Harvard, Yale Over Foreign Funding

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Emergency workers in protective clothing exit the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship where it was being resupplied Monday off Yokohama, Japan. Carl Court/Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus Casts A Pall Over Cruise Industry At Height Of Booking Season

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Coronavirus Affects Bottom Line For Businesses In U.S. Chinatowns

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U.S. Navy Ponders An Ambitious Fleet Makeover Amid Tight Budget

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Hurricane Irma May Have Destroyed Barbuda's Generations-Old Land System

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Chopped and frozen samples of damaged soybean plants are kept in storage at the Office of the Indiana State Chemist. Many contain residues of the herbicide dicamba. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Pesticide Police, Overwhelmed By Dicamba Complaints, Ask EPA For Help

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Davon Artis holds a pair of Kobe 6 Grinch shoes, released in 2010. The shoes more than doubled in value within hours of Bryant's death. Austin Cross/KPCC hide caption

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Kobe Bryant Merchandise Increases In Value But Not Everyone Is Cashing In

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Poverty In Iowa: Why The Poor Often Don't Participate In Caucuses

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Iowa Farmer Says He's Disenchanted With President Trump

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Worries About The Economic Contagion Of The Coronavirus

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Why The Cost Of Air Ambulances Is Rising

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Boeing Faces Financial Pressures After Grounding Of 737 Max

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When Insurance Won't Cover Drugs, Americans Make 'Tough Choices' About Their Health

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