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Biden wants to raise federal minimum wage. Trump doesn’t. A look at their debate disagreement.

Debate moderator Kristen Welker opened the conversation by asking Biden if he still supported the implementation of a $15 federal minimum wage.

Wealthy investors seem to be exploiting land-conservation tax breaks, and the Senate is taking notice

Syndicated conservation easements -- tax breaks granted to protect undeveloped land -- have become increasingly common over the last decade -- but they are attracted increasing scrutiny from lawmakers and the IRS as a means for the wealthy to avoid paying their appropriate share of taxes.
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Real-time pandemic data paints a vivid picture of the relationship between mask-wearing and the prevalence of covid-19 symptoms.
Homeownership, which is so central to the American Dream, has been and far too often still is an unequal experience for Black families, in large part because of discriminatory policies endorsed by the federal government.
The bank says it will rescind $174 million in salaries and bonuses from top leadership, as well as attempt to claw back $67 million from former executives.
The big-box retailer is rolling out new safety measures, including expanded pick-up and delivery options.
The data is being watched closely with the presidential election less than two weeks away. Economists say they are concerned by the continued high level of new unemployment claims.

A pair of lawsuits aim to stop a HUD rule set to go into effect next week that will weaken a key fair housing tool.
Analysts say Huawei’s smartphone chip supply is dwindling, limiting its sales despite surging patriotic demand at home.
The ultra-luxury pickup starts at $112,595, has 1,000 horsepower and can go zero to 60 in three seconds. And it has a "crab walk mode."
This worker is incapacitated by a mysterious illness that doctors think was caused by coronavirus exposure at work. Is it possible to claim workers' compensation?
A tech-Hollywood experiment is about to be no more
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The food-tech company announces it will double the size of its research and development team to bring plant-based milk and steak to market.
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