Workers at a ShopRite supermarket stock shelves on April 24, 2020 in Plainview, New York. Consumer prices jumped in March, marking a return of inflation, but the Federal Reserve insists any uptick will be temporary.
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Council of Economic Advisers Chair Cecilia Rouse and council member Heather Boushey talk to reporters with Press Secretary Jen Psaki in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on March 24.
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President Biden holds a semiconductor during remarks before signing an executive order on the economy at the White House on Feb. 24. On Monday, senior members of his team met with leaders across various industries to discuss a shortage of semiconductors.
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As the first Black woman to ever serve as chief economist at the Labor Department, Janelle Jones is one of the Biden administration officials facing the task of addressing historic economic disparities that have only intensified during the pandemic.
Michael Regan speaks during his confirmation hearing in February to be the Environmental Protection Agency administrator. In an NPR interview Thursday, Regan says technology that helps eliminate emissions is key to tackling climate change.
The Texas Supreme Court has allowed an emergency order to expire. Housing groups warn that this could result in thousands of people losing their homes to eviction. Tenants' rights advocates, like those pictured here in Boston, have pushed for stronger protections for renters during the pandemic.
The International Monetary Fund has raised its forecasts for both the U.S. and the global economies, crediting rapid COVID-19 vaccine rollouts and relief efforts.
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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen listens during a meeting with President Biden in the White House on March 5. Yellen on Monday proposed a minimum global tax rate for corporations.
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A store in Miami displays a "We are hiring" sign on March 5. U.S. employers added 916,000 jobs in March, the biggest number since August, amid an improving pandemic outlook and trillions of dollars in stimulus passed by Congress.
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A mobile ordering sign is seen on March 30 at a vending station in Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals. The Nats, along with many other teams in baseball, are implementing new safety protocols, including for ordering food, as a new season kicks off on Thursday.
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