The vast majority of contingent or independent workers in the U.S. do not receive employee benefits, though some companies and lawmakers are trying to change that.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, joined by other Republican senators, meets with reporters following a closed-door strategy session at the Capitol on Tuesday.
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Coffee is thought to have originated in Ethiopia. Coffea arabica, or coffee Arabica, the species that produces most of the world's coffee, is indigenous to the country.
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Robots move racks of merchandise at an Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy, Calif. When a robot finds its storage unit, it glides underneath, lifts it up and then delivers it to a worker.
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Yale graduate student instructors (from left) Kelly Goodman, Robin Canavan and Gwen Prowse block an intersection in downtown New Haven, Conn., on May 11, to protest what they say is the university's inaction on sexual harassment.
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Javier Yanez decorated with U.S. and Cuban flags in Old Havana, Cuba, in 2014. President Trump is expected to reverse some of the easing in U.S.-Cuba relations that President Barack Obama initiated.