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Tanks of liquid nitrogen are seen at the Foundation Food Group poultry processing plant in Gainesville, Ga. Six workers died after a freezer malfunctioned in January 2021. Elijah Nouvelage/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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6 Poultry Workers Died From A Nitrogen Leak. OSHA Has Issued $1 Million In Fines

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Mailbag: Children Edition

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The Chevrolet Bolt is on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 9, 2017. General Motors is recalling some older Bolts for a second time to fix persistent battery problems that can set the electric cars ablaze. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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A farmer holds soybeans from her Nebraska farm in 2019. Today, farmers are struggling to find containers that can ship their products to Asia. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Farmers Have A Big Problem On Their Hands: They Can't Find A Way To Ship Their Stuff

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FirstEnergy Corp., which has operated the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, for years, was at the center of a bribery scheme that included Ohio lobbyists and political officials. Ron Schwane/AP hide caption

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Safiya Kitwana of Lithonia, Ga., is a single mom with two teenage kids who lost her job in the pandemic. A federal program would pay all her back rent so she could keep her home. But DeKalb County, Ga., will only pay 60% of people's back rent, and Kitwana is now on the verge of eviction. Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR hide caption

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Georgia County Tried To Help Everyone Facing Eviction. Now A Crisis Looms

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Author Sarah Ramey's first book was expected to be among 2020's bestsellers. But it was released the same week as the lockdown and got lost amid news of a global catastrophe. Julius Schlosburg hide caption

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When Your Book Publishes In A Pandemic — Authors Talk About Terrible Timing

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Washington Post politics reporter Felicia Sonmez is suing the paper and several of its current and former editors for allegedly discriminating against her as a victim of sexual assault. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) is co-sponsoring a bill that seeks to hold social media platforms responsible for the proliferation of health misinformation during a public health emergency. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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The Amazon website is seen in 2017 in Dandenong, Australia. Amazon was among dozens of sites hit by a massive internet outage on Thursday. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images hide caption

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A lawsuit filed by the state of California on Wednesday alleges sexual harassment, gender discrimination and violations of the state's equal pay law at the video game giant Activision Blizzard. Rich Polk/Getty Images for Activision hide caption

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María Lara sits in her bedroom in the Bedford and Victoria Station apartment complex in Langley Park, Md., a densely populated, low-income suburb of Washington, D.C. Ian Morton/NPR hide caption

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A combination of dependency on tips and requirements to appear positive on the job — "service with a smile" — contributes to a culture of sexual harassment in the service industry, a new study says. Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP hide caption

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The Tequila Boom And Agave Bust

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Video Gaming The System

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While continuing to deny any wrongdoing, Johnson & Johnson will contribute $5 billion over a nine-year span to the $26 billion opioid settlement announced Wednesday. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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State Attorneys General Reach A $26 Billion National Opioid Settlement

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