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Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max aircraft are parked at a Southern California airport after the aircraft was grounded by the FAA. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Not Just Airplanes: Why The Government Often Lets Industry Regulate Itself

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Early-morning traffic backs up on Interstate 5 during a Jan. 11 snowstorm in Portland, Ore. Truck drivers say such conditions, combined with limitations on their working hours, cost them a lot of money because of their mileage-based pay. Don Ryan/AP hide caption

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White House Pushes New Truck Safety Regulation While Loosening Obama-Era Rules

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A pump jack at work in 2016, near Firestone, Colo. The American Exploration & Production Council, which represents oil and gas exploration firms, is one of many industry groups supporting the HONEST Act, which was passed by the House and is now with the Senate. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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GOP Effort To Make Environmental Science 'Transparent' Worries Scientists

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The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in Silver Spring, Md. The FDA is one of a number of federal agencies with wide-ranging regulatory power intended to protect Americans. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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President Trump To Cut Regulations By '75 Percent' — How Real Is That?

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