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A controversial idea at the heart of Bidenomics

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Some critics of the new MLB uniform have pointed to this photo of Los Angeles Dodgers hitter Shohei Ohtani, (left), and starting pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto, taken on Wednesday, as an example of how see-through the new pants are. Ashley Landis/AP hide caption

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Boeing announced a management shakeup - including the ouster of the leader of the 737 Max production line. At the Singapore Airshow, miniature models of Boeing aircraft including the 737 Max (front) are displayed on February 21, 2024. Roslan Rahman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The AI-powered Rabbit R1 device is seen at Rabbit Inc.'s headquarters in Santa Monica, California. The gadget is meant to serve as a personal assistant fulfilling tasks such as ordering food on DoorDash for you, calling an Uber or booking your family's vacation. Stella Kalinina for NPR hide caption

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First there were AI chatbots. Now AI assistants can order Ubers and book vacations

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Despite being addictive and deadly, menthol cigarettes were long advertised as a healthy alternative to "regular" cigarettes — and heavily advertised to Black folks in cities. Jackie Lay/NPR hide caption

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Former President Donald Trump attends a pretrial hearing Thursday for charges he faces in a New York hush money case. Two civil judgments in New York have put Trump on the hook for hundreds of millions of dollars. Steven Hirsch/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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The logo for Capital One Financial is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, July 30, 2019. Capital One Financial is buying Discover Financial Services for $35 billion, in a deal that would bring together two of the nation's biggest lenders and credit card issuers, according to a news release issued by the companies Monday, Feb. 19, 2024. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump unveils his golden high-tops on Saturday at Sneaker Con Philadelphia, an event popular among sneaker collectors. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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What to know about the debut of Trump's $399 golden, high-top sneakers

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