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Researchers say we often recognize peer pressure in the actions of others — but not in our own choices. xubingruo/Getty Images hide caption

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Fashion Statement: Putting Your Mouth Where Your Money Is

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Are Big Cities Overrated? Economists Say Yes, In Some Cases

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U.S. Labor Movement Pushes Back On New Trade Deal For U.S, Mexico And Canada

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Tourists Distressed By Unexplained Deaths In The Dominican Republic

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Federal Reserve Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged For The Time Being

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How 1 Farmer Navigates California's Strict Limit On Groundwater

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Tensions With Iran Unlikely To Lead To Repeat Of 'Tanker War'

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Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, accompanied by other pilots and former FAA administrator Randy Babbitt, speaks during a House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing on the status of the Boeing 737 Max in Washington, D.C. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Carla Johnson reads one of many condemned notices in the city of Newburgh, N.Y., where tenants say they need universal rent regulations to force landlords to maintain apartments. Charles Lane/WSHU hide caption

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NYC's Controversial New Rent Measures Could Spread To The Rest Of The State

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Slack Technologies went public Thursday. In the fiscal year that ended Jan. 31, the company nearly doubled its revenues, to about $400 million. But it had a net loss of nearly $139 million. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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There's More To Look Forward To After Peaking Professionally

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The Environmental Protection Agency's final version of its Affordable Clean Energy rule is supported by the coal industry, but it's not clear that it will be enough to stop more coal-fired power plants from closing. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

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Workers makes shoes at a factory in Jinjiang, in southeast China's Fujian province. Nearly all shoes sold in the U.S. are foreign-made. China's share has declined, but it's still a major source. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why The American Shoe Disappeared And Why It's So Hard To Bring It Back

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The White House honored economist Art Laffer with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. For decades, Laffer has promoted the idea that tax cuts pay for themselves, against all evidence to the contrary. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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From A Napkin To A White House Medal — The Path Of A Controversial Economic Idea

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