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Boeing's woes, Bilt jilts, and the Indicator's stock rally

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While Jovaan Lumpkin was in prison, his mother spent thousands of dollars in phone calls to stay connected. His mom, Diane Lewis, continues to advocate to make these calls free for prisoners and their families. Adrian Ma/NPR hide caption

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Spud spat

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What's with all the tiny soda cans? And other grocery store mysteries, solved.

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Oil gluts, Russian bucks, and Starbucks

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Graphite samples at Westwater Resources in Coosa County, Alabama. Sally Helm/NPR hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and his colleagues voted to keep interest rates unchanged Wednesday, as they try to curb stubborn inflation. Saul Loeb/AFP hide caption

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Is the 'border crisis' actually a 'labor market crisis?'

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A strong dollar reinforces America's economic might and helps bring down inflation — but it also hurts exporters. Paul J. Richards/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Strong Dollar

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On weekends, Philadelphia's Center City has fully rebounded to its pre-pandemic volume of people out and about. Other cities are also seeing after-hours activity rebound with a vengeance. Jumping Rocks/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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One expert says the Federal Reserve is at its best when it's sending out a signal, light a lighthouse. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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U.S. employers added 272,000 jobs in May, including 25,000 in restaurants and bars. The job gains were substantially higher than forecasters had predicted. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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May Jobs Report

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