Esther Duflo of France waves after receiving the Princess of Asturias award for Social Sciences from Spain's King Felipe VI at a ceremony in Oviedo, northern Spain. She is only the second woman to win the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, sharing it with Abhijit Banarjee and Michael Kremer.
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in the Oval Office at the White House October 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump announced a 'phase one' partial trade deal with China.
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Justice Neil Gorsuch (left), with Justice Brett Kavanaugh, asked many of the key questions in Tuesday's case before the U.S. Supreme Court that centered on whether employers can fire gay or transgender workers.
A new rule proposed by the Labor Department would allow employers to require waitstaff and others to share their tips with kitchen staff. But labor advocates say it could allow bosses to take advantage of their workers.
Itzel Alarcon recently moved into a rental development near Denver. She says she's renting for now because she saw relatives hurt by the housing crash and is worried that home values might drop again.
Shirley Sherrod is co-founder of the New Communities Land Trust founded 50 years ago as a safe haven for African-American farmers thrown off their land during the civil rights movement.
The World Trade Organization says the United States can impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion worth of goods from the European Union as retaliation for illegal subsidies to Airbus — a record award from the trade body.
Bob Orozco, 89, has been in fitness his entire adult life. He began working for the Laguna Niguel YMCA in 1984 and leads the Silver Sneakers Club, a free fitness program for Medicare beneficiaries. "I probably will work until something stops me," Orozco says.
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