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Gas utilities and cooking stove manufacturers knew for decades that burners could be made that emit less pollution in homes, but they chose not to. That may may be about to change. Sean Gladwell/Getty Images hide caption

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Gas stove makers have a pollution solution. They're just not using it

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City on Jan. 18, 2023. Stocks have rallied this year on hopes about the economy, but some fear that optimism is misplaced. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Elon Musk, center, leaves a federal courthouse in San Francisco on Feb. 3. A high-profile trial focused on a 2018 tweet about the financing for a Tesla buyout that never happened drew a surprise spectator for Friday's final arguments — Elon Musk, the billionaire who is being accused of misleading investors with his usage of the Twitter service he now owns. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Mike Kaeding, center, is the CEO of Norhart, a company that builds, manages and maintains apartment buildings. Courtesy of Norhart hide caption

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Is it hot in here, or is it just the new jobs numbers?

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Julia Grugan, 20, a senior at Temple University recently made one of her first major investments: A 10 gram gold bar. Julia Grugan hide caption

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The new global gold rush

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Wesley Wade and his wife Giovonni couldn't find day care for their two kids, Helena and Ella. Wesley, a mental health counselor working on his PhD, ended up quitting his job to take care of the girls. All over the U.S. there is a shortage of child care. Wesley Wade hide caption

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Baby's first market failure

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A 'help wanted' sign is displayed in a window of a store in Manhattan, New York City, on Dec. 2, 2022. U.S. employers added an unexpectedly strong 517,000 jobs in January, showcasing the labor market is red-hot. The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in more than half a century. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Tires of a truck are pictured at a gas station in Frankfurt, Germany, Jan. 27. A European ban on imports of diesel fuel and other products made from crude oil in Russian refineries takes effect Feb. 5. The goal is to stop feeding Russia's war chest, but fuel costs have already jumped since the war started and they could rise again. Michael Probst/AP hide caption

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Europe bans Russian oil products, the latest strike on the Kremlin war chest

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This scanning electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows rod-shaped Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria. U.S. health officials are advising people to stop using the over-the-counter eye drops, EzriCare Artificial Tears, that have been linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Janice Haney Carr/AP hide caption

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Presidential nominee Richard Nixon poses with a team of economic advisers in San Diego, CA, Aug. 14, 1968. From left to right; Dr. Pierre A. Rinfret; Dr. Milton Friedman; Nixon; Dr. Arthur Burns; Dr. Don Perlberg. AP hide caption

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Arthur Burns: shorthand for Fed failure?

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Beyoncé performs at the Oscars in March 2022. Her "Renaissance" World Tour later this year will mark her first solo tour since 2016. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A TikTok official gives a tour of the company's Transparency and Accountability Centers in the Los Angeles area. Bobby Allyn/NPR hide caption

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TikTok officials go on a public charm offensive amid a stalemate in Biden White House

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Gautam Adani, billionaire and chairman of Adani Group, speaks during an event at Israel's Port of Haifa, on Tuesday. The Indian billionaire, whose business empire was rocked by allegations of fraud by short seller Hindenburg Research, said his company will make more investments in Israel. Kobi Wolf/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A sign noting the acceptance of electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards, which SNAP beneficiaries use to pay for food, is displayed at a grocery store in 2019 in Oakland, Calif. SNAP emergency allotments are ending after this month and have already ended in some parts of the country. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A Tesla car is displayed at a showroom and service center for the auto maker in Amsterdam on Oct. 23, 2019. Tesla recently cut prices across the board, a move with big potential ramifications for the automaker as well as for the industry. John Thys/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tesla slashed its prices across the board. We're now starting to see the consequences

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Computers have been used in rocketry for half-a-century, so it's possible to think that the new AI programs could help. They struggled to grasp the basics. NPR staff generated imagery using Midjourney hide caption

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We asked the new AI to do some simple rocket science. It crashed and burned

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Australian $5 notes are pictured in Sydney on Sept. 10, 2022. King Charles III won't feature on Australia's new $5 bill, the nation's central bank announced Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, signaling a phasing out of the British monarchy from Australian bank notes, although he is still expected to feature on coins. Mark Baker/AP hide caption

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This picture taken on January 12, 2023 in Toulouse, southwestern France shows a smartphone and a computer screen displaying the logos of the Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp and their parent company Meta. LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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