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What was it like to work for Scott Pruitt? Plus the future of the U.S. economy, how “darkness therapy” works, and more.
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Economic Events: The latest report from the Department of Labor says that in June, the number of job openings in the United States exceeded the number of people looking for work for the first time ever recorded. That could mean the country is on its way to full employment—and if so, the city of Des Moines, Iowa, shows what workers Meanwhile, the Trump administration levied its highest tariffs yet on China, which retaliated with tariffs of its own against the U.S.

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