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President Biden and Vice President Harris invited 10 labor leaders into the Oval Office in mid-February. Biden has pledged to be the most labor-friendly president ever. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden Faces 'Balancing Act' Advancing Clean Energy Alongside Labor Allies

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Remembering Allan McDonald: He Refused To Approve Challenger Launch, Exposed Cover-Up

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A store in New York City stands closed on April 21, 2020. A year after the coronavirus pandemic was declared, millions of Americans are still unemployed. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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'Why Us?': A Year After Being Laid Off, Millions Are Still Unemployed

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Facebook has promised repeatedly in recent years to address the spread of conspiracy theories and misinformation on its site. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Far-Right Misinformation Is Thriving On Facebook. A New Study Shows Just How Much

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to the press Saturday at the Capitol, after the Senate passed COVID-19 relief legislation on a party-line vote. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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Oil pump jacks operate at dusk in Long Beach, Calif., on April 21, 2020. After getting burned by the oil industry's previous boom-and-bust cycles, Wall Street now wants energy companies to pump less crude, not more. Apu Gomes/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Ifeoma Ozoma is the Founder and Principal of Earthseed. Adria Malcolm for NPR hide caption

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'It Really Is A Gag Order': California May Limit Nondisclosure Agreements

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Disneyland, Anaheim, Calif., September 2020. California announced theme parks, sports arenas and stadiums will be allowed to open on April 1 if they meet health requirements at the county level. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Jobs Friday: Better! Still Not Good Tho

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Alden and Kyra found each other through the power of economics Cayenn Landau/Kyra Dorado Teigen and Alden O'Rafferty hide caption

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The Marriage Pact

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A work called Nyan Cat by Chris Torres sold for $590,000 recently. It's part of growing interest in digital assets, known as non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, that are generating millions of dollars in sales every day. Chris Torres hide caption

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What's An NFT? And Why Are People Paying Millions To Buy Them?

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A man crosses a nearly empty street in San Francisco, on March 17, 2020. Despite a reduction in driving last year, road fatalities increased, according to the National Safety Council. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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A man walks past a "Now Hiring" sign in front of a store in early December in Arlington, Va. U.S. employers added 379,000 jobs in February, as hiring picked up sharply from the previous month. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Bill Magness, the former president and CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, was removed from his post Wednesday following last month's winter storm that resulted in days-long blackouts for more than 4 million Texans. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Of Puppies and Profits: The Beigie Awards

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Former U.S. Agency for Global Media CEO Michael Pack contracted with a private law firm to investigate his own staff, a task usually done by government specialists. U.S. Agency for Global Media hide caption

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A pumpjack operates in the desert oil fields in southern Bahrain on April 22, 2020. Bahrain and other members of the OPEC+ alliance decided Thursday to keep output largely unchanged as they hope to push crude prices even higher after a recent rally. Mazen Mahdi/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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