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Walmart and Amazon began offering online purchases with food stamps in April as part of the USDA's pilot program. Now, both companies are expanding services for low-income shoppers. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Ethan Roberts, a rising high school senior, works at a Walmart in Fayette County, Ga. He says he plans to take advantage of the company's new benefit that will pay for standardized test preparation. Courtesy of Ethan Roberts hide caption

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Errors in reading diagnostic images like MRIs or CT scans can lead to unnecessary and costly medical procedures. Walmart is pushing its employees to use a vetted list of high-quality imaging centers to avoid errors. HadelProductions/Getty Images hide caption

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In February, Justin Kelley was among the workers at about 1,000 Walmarts who learned that their jobs as people greeters would be eliminated. Like Kelley, many of them were workers with disabilities who found themselves in limbo. Alina Selyukh/NPR hide caption

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'My Whole Life Is On Hold': As Walmart Eliminates Greeters, A Dream In Limbo

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In a memo to store managers, Walmart U.S. CEO Greg Foran said the company is looking for other roles for greeters with disabilities who are due to lose their jobs. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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John Combs is a "people greeter" at a Walmart in Vancouver, Wash. But he has been told that come April 25, his job is going away. And he is not alone. Courtesy of Rachel Wasser hide caption

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Walmart Is Eliminating Greeters. Workers With Disabilities Feel Targeted

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a federal lawsuit in Wisconsin on Friday against Walmart Inc. for alleged unlawful discrimination against pregnant employees. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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More companies are stepping in to help their workers with a much cheaper way to get some emergency cash than payday loans. MHJ/Getty Images hide caption

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Walmart And Others Offer Workers Payday Loan Alternative

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A pharmacist speaks with a customer at Walmart Neighborhood Market in Bentonville, Ark., in 2014. On Monday Walmart introduced a new set of guidelines for dispensing opioid medications. Sarah Bentham/AP hide caption

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Composting food scraps is one way to reduce food waste, but preventing excess food in the first place is better, says the EPA. paul mansfield photography/Getty Images hide caption

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A Cosmopolitan magazine from November 1976. Since being rebranded as a women's magazine in 1965, it has become a mainstay of shopping aisles. Walmart said Tuesday it is removing Cosmo from its check-out lines. Suzanne Vlamis/AP hide caption

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