Shoppers wait in line at a Target store in Newport, Ky., on Nov. 29, 2018. Strong consumer spending boosted analysts' economic growth forecasts for the first quarter of 2019.
A Boeing employee works on the fuselage of a 737 Max 9 test plane at the company's factory in Renton, Wash., on March 14. Orders for durable goods jumped 2.7% last month, fueled in part by strong demand for commercial aircraft.
Stephen Brashear/Getty Images
In February, Justin Kelley was among the workers at about 1,000 Walmarts who learned that their jobs as people greeters would be eliminated. Like Kelley, many of them were workers with disabilities who found themselves in limbo.
Steven T. Johnson rents a bed at the PodShare in Hollywood, Calif. "When you don't own things, you don't have to keep track of them," he says. "You just show up."
Courtesy of Steven T. Johnson
2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks to local residents in Queens, N.Y. Warren wants the federal government to forgive hundreds of billions of dollars in existing student loan debt.
Frank Franklin II/AP