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Where 'bull market' and 'bear market' come from

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A nurse fills a syringe with a COVID-19 vaccine in the Staten Island borough of New York on April 8, 2021. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday recommended that COVID booster shots be modified to better match more recent variants of the coronavirus. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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It's been a vicious 6 months for stocks. Here's what the grim markets are signaling

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Barista Steph Achter, who led the union campaign at the Milwaukee café now known as Likewise, has worked in different coffee shops for 17 years and wants others to be able to make a career of it as well. Darren Hauck for NPR hide caption

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The barista uprising: Coffee shop workers ignite a union renewal

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The Three Mile Island nuclear power plant shut down in 2019. Exelon Generation blamed the closure on a lack of state subsidies. Such subsidies are growing amid concerns that such closures abet climate change. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Students stand outside Oxford High School, near memorial items that were placed after the November 2021 shooting that took place at the Michigan school. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Protest against Russia's invasion of Ukraine after Britain imposed a biting package of sanctions on Russia. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Russia's sanctions, graded

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When Subaru came out (Classic)

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Ben & Jerry's' corporate owner found a workaround to sell ice cream in the West Bank

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Cars fill up a Walmart parking lot in November in Philadelphia. The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday that it has sued Walmart for allegedly allowing its money transfer services to be used by scam artists who stole "hundreds of millions of dollars" from customers. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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