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News Brief: Tax Overhaul Progresses, Tillerson On North Korea

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The Most Important Economic Indicator That Everyone Ignored

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Job seekers line up to enter a career fair in Los Angeles, on Dec. 1, 2010. At the peak of the recession, the unemployment rate hit 10 percent. It's now 4.1 percent. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Republicans Reconcile House And Senate Versions Of Tax Deal

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Trump Says Republicans Are Close To Passing Tax Bill

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who will step down in February, has said she thinks the forces that have been holding inflation down are temporary and that she expects it will soon be on the rise again. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Fed Raises Interest Rates Again As Economy Rolls On

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Kansas' 2012 Tax Cut Experiment Could Serve As A Cautionary Tale

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The Tax Bill And The Military

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Shoppers walk through a forest of Christmas trees on the Snicker's Gap Christmas Tree Farm in Bluemont, Va., in 2004. This season, a tightened tree supply dates back a decade ago, when fewer trees were planted during the recession. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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This Year's Christmas Tree Shortage Has Roots In The Recession

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Labor Abuses After Harvey

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How The GOP Tax Bill Would Affect Community Colleges

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Worker Shortage Could Dampen Economy

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Carl Pasciuto, president of the Custom Group, says he needs well-trained workers more than he needs equipment. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Tax Bill Favors Adding Robots Over Workers, Critics Say

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