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A woman shops for wall art at a Target store.

MIAMI, FLORIDA - MAY 18: A customer shops in a Target store on May 18, 2022 in Miami, Florida. The retail store reported a 52% drop in profit for the first quarter, missing Wall Street's forecasts. The company blamed higher expenses due to continued supply chain disruptions as well as the high inflation rate. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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by Kai Ryssdal and Sean McHenry Jun 7, 2022
Would you pay an additional $60 for extra legroom? Airlines are betting that you just might.

Virtual school evolves, even as the pandemic wanes

by Stephanie Hughes Jun 7, 2022
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by Savannah Maher Jun 7, 2022
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by Sabri Ben-Achour Jun 7, 2022
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