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Michael Stumo and his wife Nadia Milleron, whose daughter was killed in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight crash, attend a House committee hearing June 19. They and other victims' families have been a driving force in the campaign to keep the Boeing 737 Max grounded. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Crash Victim's Family Pushes To Keep Boeing 737 Max From Flying Again Too Soon

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Forever 21 Reveals The Flaws Of Fast Fashion

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Opioid Companies Try To Reach Settlements Before Trial

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Bathrooms remain a key issue for employers and for co-workers who don't feel comfortable sharing bathrooms with transgender people, says Mark Marsen, a human resources director. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images hide caption

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He, She, They: Workplaces Adjust As Gender Identity Norms Change

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Consumer Agency Blocked From Fixing Student Loan Forgiveness Program

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Nobel Prize For Economics Awarded To 3 For Work Fighting Global Poverty

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The Boom And Bust Of Iceland's Tourism Bubble

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Analysts Doubt This Week's Trade Talks With China Will Be Successful

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Many of the workers for businesses that supply GM are out of work, too, because of the UAW strike. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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GM Suppliers Hurting From Autoworkers Strike, Too

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Employers are using virtual reality to train millions of workers in everything from operating machines to how to handle active shooters. Courtesy of Strivr hide caption

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Virtual Reality Goes To Work, Helping Train Employees

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UAW Strike Against General Motors Enters Its 4th Week

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The Baumol Effect And Rising Health Care And Education Costs

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Karen Bradley worked at St. Clare's Hospital in Schenectady, N.Y., for 24 years. Along with hundreds of others who worked at the Catholic hospital, she has learned that the pension she was counting on for retirement is gone. Craig Miller for NPR hide caption

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'Why Is There Nothing Left?' Pension Funds Failing At Catholic Hospitals

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A worker cuts black granite to make a countertop. Though granite, marble and "engineered stone" all can produce harmful silica dust when cut, ground or polished, the artificial stone typically contains much more silica, says a CDC researcher tracking cases of silicosis. danishkhan/Getty Images hide caption

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Workers Are Falling Ill, Even Dying, After Making Kitchen Countertops

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California Law Allows College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements

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Zimbabwe Continues Its Economic Downward Spiral

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Orthopedic surgeon Kebba Marenah and his team get ready to perform knee surgery on a 14-year-old at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul, the capital of Gambia. The country struggles with a lack of access to sufficient pain medications. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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A Place Where The Opioid Problem Is Upside Down

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Bob Iger, CEO and chairman of The Walt Disney Co., and Mickey Mouse rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange in November 2017. Iger's new book is an account of what he has learned running Disney. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Disney CEO Bob Iger Has Lessons On Fostering Creativity — And Acquiring It

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in her Capitol Hill office. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants America To Talk About Poverty

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Johnson's Suspension Of Parliament Was 'Unlawful,' U.K. Court Rules

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Stefan Krasowski, co-founder of the Reach For The Miles meetup, stands in front of Krak des Chevaliers in western Syria. The war-torn country was the last one that Krasowski, who has since turned 40, had yet to visit. Stefan Krasowski/Rapid Travel Chai hide caption

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How One Man Used Miles To Fulfill His Dream To Visit Every Country Before Turning 40

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UAW's Strike Against GM Brings To Mind Last Century's Labor Battles

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