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Farida Mercedes and her two sons Sebastian, 5, (left) and Lucas, 7, stand in their backyard in Fairlawn, N.J. Mercedes left her job as an assistant VP of HR at L'Oreal in August after working there for 17 years. As hundreds of thousands of women dropped out of the workforce in September, Latinas led the way, leaving at nearly three times the rate of white women. Erica Seryhm Lee for NPR hide caption

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'My Family Needs Me': Latinas Drop Out Of Workforce At Alarming Rates

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A New DAWN On Broadway

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A federal lawsuit alleges that Uber's star rating system discriminates against drivers of color and those with accents. According to the suit, Uber terminates drivers whose ratings get too low. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Ellen Griffin is a single mom with two kids in Birmingham, Ala. Tamika Moore for NPR hide caption

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'Incredibly Scary': Single Moms Fear Falling Through Holes In Pandemic Safety Net

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A heavily redacted supply contract between the federal government and vaccine developer Moderna, headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., was released Friday. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, during the Democratic National Convention. Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Uncredited/AP hide caption

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TRUMP INTERNATIONAL HOTEL - COLUMBUS CIRCLE, NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES - 2017/01/15: Hundreds of activists and allies from the newly-formed anti-Trump group Rise & Resist staged a peaceful protest at Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York City, to fight against the radical changes to the American healthcare system proposed by the Trump Administration and Republicans. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Frame Canada

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Uber and Lyft have been fighting a California labor law that would require them to treat drivers as employees rather than independent contractors. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Case Against Google

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David Solomon, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, shown here at a business roundtable in New York last year, is among several executives at the bank who will have to give back part of their pay. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Sales of previously owned homes jumped more than 20% in September from a year earlier, but sales of homes costing more than $1 million more than doubled. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Housing Boom: Sales of Million-Dollar Homes Double

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The Justice Department says Google CEO Sundar Pichai (left) met privately with Apple chief Tim Cook in 2018 to discuss how their two companies could collaborate. Bertrand Guay/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Google Paid Apple Billions To Dominate Search On iPhones, Justice Department Says

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Wind turbines near Dwight, Ill. and a pump jack in Cotulla, Texas. The presidential candidates have opposing views on the future of U.S. energy. Scott Olson and Loren Elliott/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hey Google, Are You Too Big?

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