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Should We Raise the Minimum Wage?

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Angry online traders looking for the Robinhood stock app should also not cast blame on the 1938 movie The Adventures of Robin Hood, starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. FilmPublicityArchive/United Archives via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Consumer Confidence Is So High

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The nearly 5,600-page legislative package that Congress passed in December includes new laws regarding aid to rural hospitals, funds for training more physicians, modest improvements in mental health care parity, and medical bill transparency. Trevor Carpenter/Getty Images hide caption

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Mikkel and Kayla Kjelshus' daughter, Charlie, had a complication during delivery that caused her oxygen levels to drop and put her at risk for brain damage. Charlie needed seven days of neonatal intensive care, which resulted in a huge bill — $207,455 for the NICU alone — and confusion over which parent's insurer would cover the little girl's health costs. Christopher Smith for KHN hide caption

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'Birthday Rule' Blindsides First-Time Parents With A Mammoth Medical Bill

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Hispanic Economic Outlook

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The College Buyout Boom

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Supporters rally outside the U.S. Treasury Department in 2019 to demand that American abolitionist Harriet Tubman's image be put on the $20 bill. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Economics in Space

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Biden's Econ Plan: 3 Indicators To Watch

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The Social Media Crisis

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