In Rural Oregon, Efforts To Bring In Large Data Centers Raise Housing Costs

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What To Expect When The Biggest Oil Company In The World Goes Public

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In Somerset County, Pa., coal was once the economic backbone. But as technology advanced, mines around the country began laying off workers, replacing them with machinery. Laura Roman/NPR hide caption

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Living In Coal Country: Somerset County Residents On The Declining Economy

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Uncertainty Over Obamacare Leaves Next Year's Rates In Limbo

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Britain's new rule seeks to prevent steep fees — as much as 20 percent — from being added to customers' bills simply because they pay with a credit card rather than with cash. Matt Cardy/Getty Images hide caption

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The YouTube Star Who's Teaching Kids How To Bake

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., (center) and House Republicans released a fiscal year 2018 budget that would increase military spending and cut other discretionary spending. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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In 2015, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (center) signs into law an ordinance raising the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. Though California isn't one of them, 27 states have passed laws requiring cities to abide by state minimums. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Cities Raise Minimum Wages, Many States Are Rolling Them Back

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As Production Ramps Up, Alaska Prepares To House F-35 Fighter Jets

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President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence stop to looks at a Caterpillar truck, manufactured in Illinois, on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday during a "Made in America" product showcase. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Seattle has adopted an income tax on high earners to address an affordability crisis stemming from the city's high tech boom, but tech workers are torn about being singled out. In this 2014 photo, tourists take photos atop the city's Space Needle. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Tech Workers Brace For Seattle's Plan to 'Tax The Rich'

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Legal Challenges Expected As Seattle Approves Income Tax On High Earners

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Another Fight Over The Debt Ceiling Could Be Coming

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St. Louis Raised The Minimum Wage, Then Missouri Reversed It

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