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Visitors in the Museum Ludwig in Cologne, Germany view the painting Edrita Fried 1981 by Joan Mitchell. This was part of the 2015 exhibition Joan Mitchell. Retrospective. Her Life and Paintings. Henning Kaiser/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Can You Name Five Fine Artists That Are Women?

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Buckshot Cunningham lived without housing for years before he moved into a small cottage at Hope Village, a shelter run by the nonprofit Rogue Retreat in southern Oregon. April Ehrlich/Jefferson Public Radio hide caption

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Law Enforcement Officials Argue Rural Homeless Services Worsen Problem

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What if our economy is built not on traditional theories of rational behavior, but on narratives and psychology? sesame/Getty Images hide caption

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The Story Of Money: How Human Behavior Shapes Economies — And Vice Versa

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Kirkenes Harbor is currently quiet, but the mayor hopes to build it into a logistical hub 250 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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A Mayor In Norway's Arctic Looks To China To Reinvent His Frontier Town

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Elk graze in Skagit Valley, an area north of Seattle, Wash., populated for centuries by Native Americans and, more recently, by farmers. Megan Farmer/KUOW hide caption

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Elk Raise Tensions Between Tribes And Farmers In Washington's Skagit Valley

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Containers are stacked at the port in Qingdao, in China's eastern Shandong province. A new trade deal dictates that China buy more from the U.S., but that has other trading partners worried. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Does The China Trade Deal Move The World Away From Free Trade?

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Economist Gabriela Saade (left) presents Stacey Vanek Smith with a purse made entirely out of Venezuelan bolívares. Leena Sanzgiri/NPR hide caption

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A Bag of Bolívares: And Other Indicators From Venezuela

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A woman carries a baby born on China's National Day, Oct. 1, 2019, at a hospital in Chengdu, China. Experts say that once-strict government restrictions on births is likely to place a burden on the country's economy. Visual China Group via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump signs a trade agreement with Chinese Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China, Liu He in the East Room at the White House on Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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China Trade Deal: A Truce Awakens?

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Certain goods, such as food products, are not affected by secondary sanctions on Iran. Atta Kenare/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Iran's Economy Has Not Collapsed Amid U.S. Sanctions And 'Maximum Pressure'

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President Trump and Vice Premier Liu He, China's top trade negotiator, sign a "Phase 1" trade agreement between the U.S. and China at the White House on Wednesday. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Signs 'Phase 1' China Trade Deal, But Most Tariffs Remain In Place

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The Navajo Generating Station shut down in November 2019. The West's largest coal-fired power plant provided $12 million in yearly royalties to the Hopi Tribe. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption

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Hopi Look To Tourism, Ranching For Income After Coal Power Plant Closure

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Alipay and WeChat QR codes for online payment are displayed at a vegetable stall in Nantong in China's eastern Jiangsu province. Now China's central bank is preparing to test a digital currency. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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China To Test Digital Currency. Could It End Up Challenging The Dollar Globally?

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Women got the lion's share of new jobs in December and now outnumber men on U.S. payrolls. This unusual situation reflects the growth of industries like health care where women dominate. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Women Now Outnumber Men On U.S. Payrolls

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Workers assemble cars at Ford's newly renovated assembly plant in Chicago. Factories lost 12,000 jobs in December. The manufacturing sector has been hard hit by the trade war as well as slowing demand overseas. Jim Young/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Airport employees, Uber and Lyft drivers, and other workers protest for a $15 minimum wage at Los Angeles International Airport in October. Increases in minimum wages contributed to bigger pay gains for lower-income workers. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Minimum Wage Hikes Fuel Higher Pay Growth For Those At The Bottom

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