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Would China weaponize its U.S. debt as a trade war tactic?

Oct 17, 2018
China owns more U.S. debt than any other country. Selling its current supply of U.S. treasury bonds to mess with the American economy would be an aggressive move that China would not undertake unless provoked further, according to one expert.
A vendor picks up a 100 yuan note above a newspaper featuring a photo of Donald Trump, at a news stand in Beijing on Nov. 10, 2016. 

Millions of Americans are evicted every year — and not just in big cities

Apr 9, 2018
A new national data set sheds light on the number of evictions in America.
An eviction team removes furniture during a home foreclosure in Longmont, Colorado.
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NAACP warns African-Americans about traveling with American Airlines

Oct 26, 2017
The president of the civil rights group talks with us about rewarding companies that treat all customers equally.
NAACP President Derrick Johnson says his organization has already spoken with an American Airlines vice president and wants to meet with the CEO.
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Study: Less-educated white people face alarming mortality increases

Mar 23, 2017
There's an alarming increase in suicides among less-educated Americans, the Brookings Institution reports.
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