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Alex Belfiori, 28, is a contract worker at Dick's Sporting Goods near Pittsburgh. An NPR/Marist poll shows 65 percent of contract workers are men and 62 percent of such workers are under 45.
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Hawaii Gov. David Ige delivers his annual State of the State address in Honolulu on Monday. During the address, Ige didn't mention a missile alert mistakenly sent to residents and visitors statewide — but afterward, he acknowledged to reporters the difficulties he'd had with Twitter.
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Despite the disbanding of communes and the persistence of capitalism, culinary contributions from hippies have not only endured, but helped set the framework for the way we eat today.
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A map from the U.S. Tsunami Warning System shows the offshore location of a powerful earthquake that struck overnight, along with the revised tsunami advisory area.
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Lava cascades down the slopes of Mount Mayon on Tuesday as it erupts for a second day, seen from Legazpi city, Philippines. Thousands of villagers were evacuated amid warnings that a violent eruption could be imminent.
A sign in support of Oregon's Measure 101 is displayed by a homeowner along a roadside in Lake Oswego, Ore. Tuesday's special election puts decisions over how the state funds Medicaid in voters' hands.
The new tax credit sidesteps a common pitfall in the eyes of many Republicans by avoiding a mandate — it doesn't require employers to provide paid family leave. Instead, the law offers firms a financial incentive to provide the coverage.
Thailand's fishing industry remains the home of widespread labor and rights abuses, Human Rights Watch says. In this photo from 2016, a fisherman is seen in the freezer hold of a boat unloading fish after arriving at a Thai port.
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In a photograph taken in October, a resident tries to connect electrical lines downed by Hurricane Maria in preparation for when electricity is restored in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the Senate floor on Monday after the Senate passed a continuing resolution to fund the federal government. The House followed suit, and the government is expected to reopen on Tuesday.
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