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Connecticut State Police Detective Barbara J. Mattson holds a Bushmaster AR-15-style rifle, the same type of gun used in the Sandy Hook shooting, during a 2013 hearing in Hartford, Conn. The gun-maker Remington is being sued by the families of the victims. Jessica Hill/AP hide caption

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Reporter Darius Rafieyan gets his makeup done at a Sephora store in New York City. A growing number of American men are dabbling in cosmetics. Nadia Lewis/NPR hide caption

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My Journey Into The World Of Men's Beauty

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Why Sam Sanders Is Binging 'Friends'

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Lennar New Home Consultant Brittney Svach is selling "smart homes" at the Amazon Experience Center in Black Diamond, Wash., about an hour south of Seattle. Joshua McNichols/KUOW hide caption

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A Smart Home Neighborhood: Residents Find It Enjoyably Convenient Or A Bit Creepy

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Clarence Dold used his 2013 Nissan Leaf to power his house during a four-day blackout in Santa Rosa, Calif., as a result of the Kincade Fire. NPR hide caption

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With Blackouts, California's Electric Car Owners Are Finding New Ways To Charge Up

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Authorities announced Thursday that a New York-based company and seven of its employees are being charged with fraud, money laundering and illegal importation of equipment manufactured in China. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Flight picketing in front of the Munich Airport Thursday, some holding signs with slogans that read "Change is in the air???" Lufthansa has cancelled a total of 1300 flights due to the announced 48-hour strike by flight attendants. Matthias Balk/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Until recently, Ernst & Young coached some top women leaders to look "polished" and speak briefly. The large accounting firm has since disavowed the program, arguing its workplace culture promotes women. Lucas Jackson/Reuters hide caption

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Post-#MeToo, Ernst & Young Grapples With Diverging Views Of Its Culture

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The Mysterious Affair at Olivetti: IBM, the CIA, and the Cold War Conspiracy to Shut Down Production of the World's First Desktop Computer, by Meryle Secrest Knopf hide caption

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Bob Murray at the St. Clairsville, Ohio, headquarters of Murray Energy, which has declared bankruptcy. The coal executive pushed the Trump administration to roll back environmental regulations. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Despite Bankruptcy And Illness, Bob Murray Remains A Loud Voice For Coal

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The Military Lending Act caps annual interest on loans to military members at 36% and offers other safeguards. Now, lawmakers are proposing to extend that protection to veterans and others. Sid Hastings/AP hide caption

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A Ban On High-Cost Loans May Be Coming

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Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg testifies before a Senate committee last week on the 737 Max plane crashes. A lawmaker asked him if he was taking a cut in pay, prompting the CEO to give up his bonuses. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What's The Beef? The Declining American Leather Industry

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