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U.S.-Chinese Negotiators Begin Day 2 Of High-Stakes Trade Talks

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Fed Changes Course, Holds Off On Raising Interest Rates

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (right) and National Security Adviser John Bolton announce sanctions against Venezuela, which are meant to put pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Apple Reports Slow Holiday Sales Hurt Revenue And Profits

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China's Slowing Economy Could Give U.S. An Advantage In Trade Talks

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Ashtabula, Ohio, was a thriving factory town in the 1950s, with a busy port where freighters brought iron ore to be used in the steel mills of Pennsylvania. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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For One Ohio Town, Trump's Trade Policies Bring Uncertainty And Hope

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Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan speaks at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. His message: The U.S. shouldn't expect too much from China when it comes to cracking down on intellectual property theft. Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters hide caption

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The Pacific Gas & Electric logo is displayed on a PG&E truck earlier this month in San Francisco, Calif. PG&E announced it is filing for bankruptcy protection as it faces an estimated $30 billion in legal claims for electrical equipment that might have been responsible for igniting destructive wildfires in California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A sign at the entrance of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., says the museum will reopen Tuesday. The shutdown reduced federal spending by $18 billion, although most of that will be recouped now that the government has reopened, according to a new report. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Letters wait in bins for sorting at the main post office in Omaha, Neb. The price of a Forever Stamp has increased 10 percent as the U.S. Postal Service contends with billions of dollars in annual losses. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Federal employees wait in line at World Central Kitchen, a food bank and food distribution center established by celebrity chef José Andrés. The federal government is back open, but it could be several days before workers receive missed paychecks. Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Employees Return To Work, But Fears Of Another Shutdown Loom

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