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Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen Testifies Before Joint Economic Committee Hearing

Federal Reserve Bank Chairwoman Janet Yellen takes her seat as she arrives to testify before the Joint Economic Committee during a hearing entitled 'The Economic Outlook,' on Capitol Hill, May 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. Yellen said that the economy is on track for solid growth this quarter but remains concerned about the housing sector.

In advance of the press conference coming out of the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting, a look at what to expect from Chair Janet Yellen. Plus, more on the debut of the amazon phone. Also, while some criticize the U.S. for not making anything anymore, several fabricators and makers head to Washington, D.C. as part of the 'maker movement.'

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