Vehicles drive past a sign on the 110 Freeway warning of extreme heat and urging energy conservation during a heat wave in downtown Los Angeles on Sept. 2. Soaring electricity bills are pinching many household budgets across the country even as gasoline prices have come down.
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The Internal Revenue Service building is seen in Washington, D.C., on April 5. The IRS got $80 billion in new funding as part of the climate and health care bill passed by Congress on Friday. Most of that money will be used to target wealthier tax evaders.
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen attends a meeting in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday. She spoke to Morning Edition about some of the initiatives she's been promoting on her trip overseas.
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Contractors work on the roof of a house under construction in Louisville, Ky. A new study shows the U.S. is 3.8 million homes short of meeting housing needs.
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Google announced that it would delete location data showing when people visit abortion providers, but privacy experts, and some Google employees, want the company to do more to safeguard data.
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with the head of Russia's Federal Financial Monitoring Service, Yury Chikhanchin, at the Kremlin in Moscow on Monday.
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The baby-formula shortage has led some to question why the U.S. doesn't provide more support for breastfeeding. Here, a woman breastfeeds her son outside New York City Hall during a 2014 rally to support breastfeeding in public.
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Workers walk to cast their votes over whether or not to unionize, at an Amazon warehouse on Staten Island on March 25, 2022. Another Amazon warehouse across the street began voting on a union on Monday.
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Chris Smalls, president of the Amazon Labor Union, pauses while walking with supporters as they march at the Amazon distribution center in the Staten Island borough of New York on Oct. 25, 2021.