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"I had one day, I worked six hours and made $50. It really wasn't worth it. ... But it doesn't happen that often," says Hilary Gordon, who works as a shopper for the grocery-delivery app Instacart in Sacramento, Calif. "The other day I worked 11-and-a-half hours and made $265. Great? No. But good." Alina Selyukh/NPR hide caption

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Why Suburban Moms Are Delivering Your Groceries

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The Martinez family stands in front of their home in New Jersey. During a speech at her graduation, Alondra said to her parents: "Mamá, papá, lo logramos." Mom, dad, we made it. Mohamed Sadek for NPR hide caption

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Hispanic Unemployment Has Hit Record Lows. But Does That Mean Progress?

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The drug buprenorphine blocks the cravings associated with addiction. It comes in tablets and dissolvable film. The only injectable form available is a drug called Sublocade; a rival drug is ready for market but may be blocked for several years by the FDA. Tetra Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Leticia Gasca: What Can We Discover When We Talk Openly About Our Failures?

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WSJ: Harvey Weinstein Reaches $44 Million Deal Over Sexual Misconduct

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, pictured earlier this month in France, told reporters on Thursday that the tech giant is making great strides in fighting hate speech and crime online. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators listen to speeches during a rally in support of abortion rights on Thursday in Miami. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Abortion Limits Carry Economic Cost For Women

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6 Years After Japan Launched Its 'Womenomics' Policy Is It Working?

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Ichard Oden works at an apartment complex under construction in Westland, Mich. Elaine Cromie for NPR hide caption

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Former Inmates Are Getting Jobs As Employers Ignore Stigma In Bright Economy

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Tanisha Cortez waits on a table at a restaurant in Ames, Iowa. When the previous restaurant she worked for closed, Cortez applied to others and had job offers right away. Jobs are plentiful in Ames, a small city of more than 65,000 residents tucked amid farm fields north of Des Moines. Olivia Sun for NPR hide caption

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Union members gather in front of a Paris courthouse on May 6, as several former senior employees of the then-named company France Télécom go on trial for alleged "moral harassment," a decade after a series of suicides occurred at the firm between 2008 and 2009. Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Decade Ago, Suicides Rocked A French Telecom Firm. Now Its Execs Stand Trial

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A Boeing 737 Max 8 jetliner being built for Turkish Airlines takes off on a test flight in Renton, Wash., on May 8. Passenger flights remain grounded worldwide as investigations continue into two fatal crashes involving the 737 Max aircraft. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Confusion over whether food is still safe to eat after its "sell by" or "use before" date accounts for about one-fifth of food waste in U.S. homes, the FDA says. The agency is urging the food industry to adopt "best if used by" wording on packaged foods. zoranm/Getty Images hide caption

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To Reduce Food Waste, FDA Urges 'Best If Used By' Date Labels

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