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Want To Help Someone In A Poor Village? Give Them A Bus Ticket Out

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Heidi Hartmann, the president of the Institute for Women's Policy Research, says women in retail lost hundreds of thousands of jobs over the last year, and men gained more than 100,000 jobs. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Analysis Shows Women Lost Jobs In Retail Last Year, Though Men Gained

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Construction workers at a site in Miami. Thousands of construction workers in the U.S. face the elimination of their temporary protected status and the prospect of deportation. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Ending Temporary Protection For Foreign Workers Could Hurt U.S. Rebuilding Efforts

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Kellie Tiller was a contract attorney doing e-discovery after she graduated from the Massachusetts School of Law. Now she is a public defender. Asma Khalid/WBUR hide caption

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From Post-it Notes To Algorithms: How Automation Is Changing Legal Work

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California speaks in Berryville, Va., on Monday to unveil the Democrats' new agenda. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York is by her side. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Coal and steel jobs were once plentiful in Steubenville, Ohio. Today, the local hospital is the top employer in the county. Courtesy of Rana Xavier hide caption

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After Decline Of Steel And Coal, Ohio Fears Health Care Jobs Are Next

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Students try out a Samsung Electronics Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone at a shop in Seoul, South Korea, on April 27. Many post-college grads in South Korea spend years studying for tests in the hopes of winning a job at a company like Samsung. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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South Korean Youth Struggle To Find Jobs After Years Of Studying For Tests

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Workers' gear hangs inside Lobster Trap's facility in Steuben, Maine. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Maine's Immigrants Boost Workforce Of Whitest, Oldest State In U.S.

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In coal country, restoring streams like this one near Logan, W.Va., is a big business. But the practice remains controversial among some scientists. Courtesy of Canaan Valley Institute hide caption

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A "help wanted" sign hangs in a storefront window in Miami last month. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says nonfarm payrolls increased by 98,000 in March, far below analysts' expectations. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Starsky Robotics is retrofitting large trucks to make them driverless. The startup hopes that by the end of the year, it will be able to operate a truck without a person physically sitting in the vehicle. Courtesy of Starsky Robotics hide caption

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Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

The Forces Driving Middle-Aged White People's 'Deaths Of Despair'

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Many people who are on Medicaid are also in college or taking care of relatives, according to health policy analyst Leighton Ku. That would make it harder for them to meet work requirements proposed by the GOP. Courtesy of Milken Institute School of Public Health hide caption

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It's Not Clear How Many People Could Actually Work To Get Medicaid

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The Navajo Generating Station located on the Navajo Indian Reservation, near Page, Ariz. Amber Brown/Courtesy of Salt River Project hide caption

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Navajo Workers At Coal-Fired Power Plant Brace For Its Closing

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Mary Lynne Bill-Old Coyote, Montana's director of Indian health, says the ACA has helped build the community by providing job opportunities. Montana saw 3 percent growth last year in the number of health care jobs. Courtesy of Thom Bridge/Helena Independent Record hide caption

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Obamacare Brought Jobs To Indian Country That Could Vanish With Repeal

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Johnstown, Pa., nestled in the Allegheny mountains, has more registered Democrats than Republicans, but has voted Republican in the last two presidential elections. Acacia Squires/NPR hide caption

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How's The New President Doing? Voters In One Trump County Talk

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