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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., announces the outlines of a GOP overhaul of the tax code in September. The full bill's release is being delayed to Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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A squirrel investigates Halloween jack-o'lanterns in Washington, D.C. Analysts say spending for holiday decor, candy and costumes is strong this year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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How Russian Propaganda Spreads On Social Media

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Carl Savarino is president of Buffalo's Speed Global Services, which operates eight trucks a day across the border into Canada. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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Buffalo Area Warily Eyes The Renegotiation Of NAFTA

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Some Black Americans Turn To Informal Economy In The Face Of Discrimination

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How 5 Tech Giants Have Become More Like Governments Than Companies

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How Important Is It Politically To Keep 401(k) Breaks Unchanged?

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President Trump could ask Janet Yellen to stay on as the Federal Reserve chair, but other names are also circulating. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Next Fed Chair Will Help Determine Pace Of Interest Rate Hikes

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In 2012, Republican Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas pushed reforms through the Legislature that included across-the-board income tax reductions. But rather than boosting the economy, the cuts caused revenues to plummet. Lawmakers now seek to close a $900 million budget gap over the next two years. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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