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Efforts To Close The Gender Pay Gap In Massachusetts

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Don Woodbridge (left) and son Alan Woodbridge hold jars of pickles at their company in Harrow, Ontario. Orders are up in anticipation of retaliatory Canadian tariffs on U.S. gherkins. Jackie Northam/NPR hide caption

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Canadians Rally Around Retaliatory Tariffs Aimed At The U.S.

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Former BBC China editor, Carrie Gracie, beams outside the BBC headquarters. Gracie recently came to an agreement regarding her equal-pay dispute with the media company. Dominic Lipinski /PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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A handful of experts are pointing to business uncertainty and a few financial and economic indicators as signs of a possible recession on the horizon. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Is The U.S. Headed For Recession?

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Beachgoers shower off on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. on Thursday. Michelle Gustafson for NPR hide caption

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Casino Comeback: 'Atlantic City's Best Days Are In Front Of It'

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Unite Here, a labor union that represents workers in the hospitality industry, estimates that the majority of their members who are housekeepers have faced sexual harassment on the job. Imagezoo/Getty Images/Imagezoo hide caption

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Regina Hartley: Why We Shouldn't Overlook The "Scrapper" With The Atypical Resume

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Jeff Smith: How Much Entrepreneurial Potential Lives Inside Our Prisons?

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A law gives Californians sweeping new data privacy rights that could reverberate nationwide. Gary Waters/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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California Passes Strict Internet Privacy Law With Implications For The Country

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Community members Carol Geithner, left, and Yasemine Jamison take part in a candlelight vigil near the Capital Gazette, the day after a gunman killed five people inside the newspaper's building in Annapolis. Leah Millis/Reuters hide caption

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Capital Gazette Shooting Victims: The 5 Killed In Attack On Maryland Newsroom

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