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Carlos Ghosn, then Nissan's chairman and CEO, delivers a speech in Las Vegas in January 2017. Ghosn was widely celebrated for reviving Nissan after the company neared bankruptcy in 1999. Now he's been removed from leadership at the company after an internal investigation found financial misconduct. David Becker/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters gather in Long Island City to say "no" to the Amazon "HQ2" decision to establish part of its second headquarters in the New York City neighborhood. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Amazon Deal In New York Creates Some Unlikely Allies

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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said he wants to ban menthol cigarettes because teenagers often become addicted to nicotine by smoking them. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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FDA Seeks Ban On Menthol Cigarettes To Fight Teen Smoking

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"Everything is private information, stored on your computer or a computer you designate," says George Church, genetics professor at Harvard Medical School, about the approach of Nebula Genomics. Craig Barritt/Getty Images for The New Yorker hide caption

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Startup Offers To Sequence Your Genome Free Of Charge, Then Let You Profit From It

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Rep. Maxine Waters, seated next to Rep. Jeb Hensarling of Texas, at a hearing in July, is set to become chair of the House Financial Services Committee. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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'Auntie Maxine' Waters Gets Ready To Take On The Banks As House Panel Chair

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The Benefits Of Taking Out Loans For College

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A Search For New Ways To Pay For Drugs That Cost A Mint

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