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Most American cars run on gasoline. But analysts say that's poised to change as electric vehicles take over the market. The question is, how soon? Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: Trump To Declare National Emergency For Border Wall

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Retail sales fell 1.2 percent in December, the most in nine years. The drop cut into forecasts for economic growth. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Rosa Ashby runs Rosa Flowers in the English market town of Witney. Every flower in her shop, including lilies, chrysanthemums and lisianthus, is either grown in or distributed through the Netherlands. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Florists Fear A 'No Deal' Brexit Would Wilt The Flower Business

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Airbus Will End Production Of Massive A380 Jetliner

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What You Need To Know About The $22 Trillion National Debt

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A man runs along the waterfront in the Long Island City neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City, which had been the planned location for a secondary Amazon headquarters. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Amazon Drops Plans For New York Headquarters

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