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The markets are down. Here's how to handle your investments

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A look inside the legal battle to stop Biden's student loan relief

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After Frankie Cook's car accident on a wet road outside Rome, Ga., her father, Russell (right), got a lawyer's letter saying they owed a hospital emergency room more than $17,000 for scans and an exam to see if she had a concussion. Audra Melton for KHN hide caption

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They were turned away from urgent care. The reason? Their car insurance

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A screen on the trading floor displays the Dow Jones Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange in September. Stocks have kept falling since then and hit their low for the year on Friday. Andrew Kelly/Reuters hide caption

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Stocks and bonds both get clobbered this time. Here's what's behind the double whammy

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Bennett Markow looks to his big brother, Eli (right), during a family visit at UC Davis Children's Hospital in Sacramento. Bennett was born four months early, in November 2020. Crissa Markow hide caption

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The heartbreak and cost of losing a baby in America

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The fake market in crypto

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Family Dollar says it is recalling six Colgate products sold at stores across 11 different states because of the products being stored outside of recommended temperature requirements. Here, a Family Dollar store is seen on July 28, 2014 in Hollywood, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona spoke to NPR during the Pittsburgh stop of his back-to-school bus tour. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images hide caption

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Education Secretary Cardona takes NPR's questions about Biden's student loan plan

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Margaret Davis (left) and Delisa Williams (right) became acquainted when they moved into the Salvation Army Center of Hope shelter, just outside Charlotte, N.C. Both women receive federal benefits, but the monthly amounts aren't high enough for them to be able to rent an apartment. Logan Cyrus for KHN hide caption

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Screening mammograms, like this one in Chicago in 2012, are among a number of preventive health services the Affordable Care Act has required health plans to cover at no charge to patients. But that could change, if the Sept. 7 ruling by a federal district judge in Texas is upheld on appeal. Heather Charles/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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Republican politicians claim big financial firms are using environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing to try to bankrupt the fossil fuel industry and to advance other purported liberal objectives they couldn't achieve at the ballot box. MARK FELIX/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Katrina Wooten signed a contract to buy this home that's under construction near Gainesville, Fla. Then mortgage rates jumped sharply higher. Katrina Wooten hide caption

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Adjustable rate mortgages can be cheaper but risky. Here's what you need to know

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Borrowers in 7 states may be taxed on their student loan cancellation

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MJ Capital Funding's website said that its founder, Johanna Garcia, was "often referred to as 'Mother Teresa' in her community." But federal authorities say Garcia was actually running a Ponzi scheme. The site was shut down by court order; an archived version is seen here. Internet Archive / Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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The complaint filed by the Federal Trade Commission alleged that Credit Karma falsely told users they were preapproved for credit cards and other offers, harming their credit scores and wasting their time. Jenny Kane/AP hide caption

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David Williams is a stocker at a Dollar General store in New Orleans. He's pushing for better work conditions and pay at his store with help from Step Up Louisiana. Stephan Bisaha/Gulf States Newsroom hide caption

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Dollar store workers in the South have a labor movement. Just don't call it a union

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The Prudent Man Rule

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The Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant was scheduled to be shuttered in 2025. But California Governor Gavin Newsom now wants to expand its lifespan. Michael Macor/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images hide caption

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Student loan borrowers stage a rally in front of The White House on Aug. 25 to celebrate President Biden cancelling student debt. The plan has sparked heated debate, including about its economic fairness. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for We the 45m hide caption

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Is it fair to forgive student loans? Examining 3 of the arguments of a heated debate

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