Hundreds Of Carrier Factory Jobs To Move To Mexico

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The vast majority of contingent or independent workers in the U.S. do not receive employee benefits, though some companies and lawmakers are trying to change that. Hero Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Efforts Increase To Bring Health And Other Benefits To Independent Workers

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' health care bill on Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

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Dead Canary Islands date palms, killed by red palm weevils, line a road in La Mersa, Tunis, Tunisia. Courtesy of Mark Hoddle/Department of Entomology, University of California Riverside hide caption

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Is It Realistic? Trump Budget Relies On 3 Percent Economic Growth

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Pemiscot Memorial, the public hospital in one of Missouri's poorest counties, depends on Medicaid funding to survive, its CEO says. Bram Sable-Smith/Side Effects Public Media hide caption

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Republicans' Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Hit Rural Patients Hard

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Coffee is thought to have originated in Ethiopia. Coffea arabica, or coffee Arabica, the species that produces most of the world's coffee, is indigenous to the country. Courtesy of Alan Schaller hide caption

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Robots move racks of merchandise at an Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy, Calif. When a robot finds its storage unit, it glides underneath, lifts it up and then delivers it to a worker. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Online Retail Boom Means More Warehouse Workers, And Robots To Accompany Them

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Cuba's Small Businesses Brace For New U.S. Trade, Travel Restrictions

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The Call-In: The High Cost Of Summer Child Care

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When Medical Bills Stack Up, Many Turn To Crowdsourcing Sites

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Despite Trump's Push, Obstacles Remain For Return Of Apprenticeships

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Analysts say that the experience of shopping at Whole Foods might change in the near future now that the retailer is being bought by Amazon. Stephen Hilger/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Yale graduate student instructors (from left) Kelly Goodman, Robin Canavan and Gwen Prowse block an intersection in downtown New Haven, Conn., on May 11, to protest what they say is the university's inaction on sexual harassment. Local 33-Unite Here hide caption

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At Yale, Protests Mark A Fight To Recognize Union For Grad Students

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