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In An Increasingly Polarized America, Is It Possible To Be Civil On Social Media?

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Amid Anxiety Surrounding Boeing's 737 Max Jets, One Airline Wants To Cancel Its Order

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Boeing Proposes Software Fix For 737 Max

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Linda McMahon had contributed heavily to Donald Trump's 2016 election effort. At America First Action, she could play a similar role in his 2020 bid for re-election. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Uber And Lyft Drivers Strike In California

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Wells Fargo CEO Timothy Sloan is questioned by the House Financial Services Committee earlier this month. He will step down immediately, the company announced Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Lab-Grown Diamonds Shake Up The Diamond Industry

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Icelandic Airline Wow Air Announces Immediate Shutdown On Thursday

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As Airbnb Grows, So Do The Problems Cities Have With It

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