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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the Biden administration has plans to help the economy absorb supply shocks. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Why tackling climate change means a stronger economy — according to Janet Yellen

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U.S. officials have announced fraud charges against three men who, they allege, orchestrated a scheme to inflate the market value of the company that owned Hometown Deli, a small delicatessen in New Jersey. In this photo illustration, a person views online information for the now-shuttered deli. Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Instead of going back to a corporate job, Farida Mercedes started her own business. It pays less, but she has more flexibility to spend time with her sons Sebastian (left) and Lucas, ages 7 and 9. Farida Mercedes hide caption

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Women are returning to (paid) work after the pandemic forced many to leave their jobs

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Is your new CEO a liability?

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A Nissan electric vehicle recharges at a Power Up fast charger station on April 14, 2022, in Pasadena, Calif. California has more chargers than any other state in the U.S., but the federal government is trying to expand charger access across the country. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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A Steag coal power plant in Herne, Germany, on Aug. 25. The Essen-based energy company Steag wanted to convert the old coal-fired power plant Herne 4 into a gas-fired power plant at the beginning of the year. In March, Steag decided to postpone the conversion and to continue firing the old power plant with coal. Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Social media company Meta's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. The Facebook parent company says it has removed a Russian network pushing a pro-Kremlin view of the war in Ukraine and a Chinese network targeting the U.S. midterm elections. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Montana health officials are seeking to increase oversight of nonprofit hospitals amid debate about whether they pay their fair share. The proposal comes nine months after a KHN investigation found that some of Montana's wealthiest hospitals, such as the Billings Clinic, lag behind state and national averages in community giving. Lynn Donaldson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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As the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates to fight high inflation, the U.S. dollar has strengthened significantly. Matt Cardy/Getty Images hide caption

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You may have seen "shrinkflation" at the grocery store. Now you can find it in the dictionary. This month, Merriam Webster officially added the term, along with over 300 new words. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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How new words get minted

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Exchange rates are advertised outside a Bureau de Change on Monday in London. The British pound fell against the U.S. dollar, fluctuating between $1.03 and $1.07 Monday morning. Chris J. Ratcliffe/Getty Images hide caption

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The British pound hit a record low over fears about income tax cuts and debt

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A screen on the trading floor displays the Dow Jones Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange in September. Stocks have kept falling since then and hit their low for the year on Friday. Andrew Kelly/Reuters hide caption

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Stocks and bonds both get clobbered this time. Here's what's behind the double whammy

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Housing, yen, supply chains vs. the Fed

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Econ's Brush with the Law

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Activists unfurled a banner calling David Malpass a climate denier on the World Bank headquarters after he refused to say if he believed man-made emissions contributed to global warming. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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NPR news chief Nancy Barnes will leave the network in November. She announced her departure on the same day that NPR said it would hire a chief content officer to oversee both news and programming. Wanyu Zhang/Wanyu Zhang hide caption

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