Economy

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How Do 3D Printers Work? Here’s the Answer.

The U.S. is in multiple international trade wars. After President Trump ordered higher taxes on some Chinese imports, the Chinese retaliated. The trade dispute now involves as much as $200 billion worth of Chinese-made goods. Trump has also targeted the Europe...
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Why Your Paycheck Isn’t Keeping Pace With Inflation

The Republican Party trumpeted the $1,000 bonuses that some of America's largest companies said they were giving rank-and-file employees following the passage of the GOP tax cuts. The party's public relations effort made for good headlines. But the reality ...
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Record Low US Birth Rate Is Ticking ‘Time Bomb’

Perhaps you've heard that Americans aren't having as many babies as they did in the past. In fact, the U.S. birth rate dropped to an all-time low in 2017. American women gave birth to 3.85 million infants in...
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