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Del. Ariana Kelly stands outside the Maryland House of Delegates in Annapolis, Md. She introduced a new state law to require that consent be taught in sex ed classes. Brian Witte/AP hide caption

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Should We Teach About Consent In K-12? Brett Kavanaugh's Home State Says Yes

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Robert Rodriguez, 82, couldn't afford the rent increases at his apartment in Los Angeles and worries he could end up on the streets. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Is Rent Control An Answer To California's Housing Crisis?

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Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell, seen before a Senate committee hearing in July. The Fed announced another interest rate bump Wednesday on the strength of a healthy economy. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: Kavanaugh And The Midterms, Interest Rates, Cosby Sentencing

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Michael Kors is buying Italian fashion brand Versace for $2.12 billion. Here, Donatella Versace, artistic director of the company her brother founded, is flanked by Versace CEO Jonathan Akeroyd and Michael Kors Chairman and CEO John D. Idol. Rahi Rezvani hide caption

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U.S. Tariffs On China May Force California Company To Move Production Overseas

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EU Is Unreceptive To Britain's Plan To Stay In Europe's Single Market

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A North Carolina resident sits on his staircase earlier this week, staring into the water that surrounded his home after Florence hit Emerald Isle, N.C. Tom Copeland/AP hide caption

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Footing The Bill For Climate Change: 'By The End Of The Day, Someone Has To Pay'

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According to the latest results from the Energy Information Administration, nearly a third of households in the United States have reported trouble paying their energy bills. Ponsulak Kunsub/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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