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Where the Poor Spend More Than 10 Percent of Their Income on Energy

Hint: It’s almost everywhere in the United States.

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What Happens to the Coins People Toss Into Fountains?

There’s a lot of confusion about the secret life of submerged pennies.

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What Should the 'Sharing Economy' Really Be Called?

Many people aren’t familiar with the term that encompasses businesses like Uber and Airbnb, while others argue that the phrase may be deceptive.

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Why Some Restaurants Are Walking Back Their No-Tipping Policies

A major chain and a high-profile New York spot have reversed course on a dining trend that’s come to be tied to workers’ welfare.

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Shutting Down France Over Uber

Widespread protests in French cities have been marked by burning tires, multiple arrests, and impenetrable traffic.

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7 Ways To Follow the U.S. East Coast's Massive Snow Storm

From outer space down to the streets.

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Mali Hostage Crisis: What We Know

Gunmen have killed at least three people and taken 170 guests and staff members hostage at a luxury hotel in the capital city of Bamako.

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The Latest Reports: Details on the Deadly Paris Attacks

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks that killed at least 129 people. French President Francois Hollande has vowed a “merciless” response.

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Overtime Gets a Break

President Obama announced a regulation to more than double the threshold for overtime pay. How much will this help the American middle class?

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Dzokhar Tsarnaev Gets the Death Penalty

On Friday, a federal jury applied six of the 17 capital counts to the surviving Boston Marathon bomber.

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'We Disagree With Any Implication That Freddie Gray Severed His Own Spinal Cord'

A leaked police report suggests that the Baltimore man tried to injure himself, a notion that his family and supporters angrily reject.

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A Marathon Through the Shadows

Despite the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial, Boston's annual race begins to resemble itself.

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Walking Out for a $15 Wage

Protesters mobilized in hundred of cities across the country and the world yesterday to demand higher pay.

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'Madison, Wisconsin Is Not Ferguson, Missouri'

The death of Tony Robinson, an unarmed black teenager shot by a white police officer, has inspired new protests under the banner of #BlackLivesMatter.

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How Many Cops Die in the Line of Duty Each Year?

A new report shows that the number of annual shooting deaths of American police officers has increased.

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How Chinese Food on Christmas Became a Jewish-American Tradition

The circumstances that birthed Jewish Christmas are deeply historical, sociological, and religious. And nothing else was open on NYC's Lower East Side.

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Just How Bad Were Cleveland's Police Abuses?

Pretty bad, according to a report from the Justice Department.

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No Indictment, Again

A Staten Island jury has decided not to indict any of the police officers involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.