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Accessibility has long been an afterthought in the video game industry. However, that's changed over the last decade as incentives have changed. It's estimated that there are 46 million gamers with disabilities, creating a strong incentive for video game companies to improve their accessibility efforts. Theresa O'Reilly for NPR hide caption

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Designing for disability: how video games become more accessible

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Four Americans representing four different perspectives on the U.S. economy. Courtesy of Arch City Defenders, Winton Machine Company, Bhavesh Patel and the Just One Project hide caption

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How voters from different economic sectors see the 2024 election

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Finding affordable housing for both renters and buyers is feeling impossible lately. Experts point to a shortage of an estimated four to seven million homes. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Housing experts say there just aren't enough homes in the U.S.

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The 2010s saw a seismic shift in the business model for the video game industry. The widespread embrace of the "Live Service" model revolutionized the industry and enabled companies to maximize their profits, to the annoyance of many gamers. Theresa O'Reilly for NPR hide caption

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Forever games: the economics of the live service model

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Four "American Indicators," people who represent different parts of the economy in different parts of the country, talk about their politics as the presidential election looms. Courtesy of Arch City Defenders, Winton Machine Company, Bhavesh Patel and the Just One Project hide caption

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Four 'American Indicators' share their view of the U.S. economy — and their politics

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Andrew Song and Luke Iseman of Make Sunsets ready for a launch. Iseman says they hope to someday cool the earth on a larger scale. Julia Simon/NPR hide caption

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A "for rent" sign in front of a home in December 2023 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Housing costs keep inflation stubborn; New report on Maui wildfires released

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Some baby boomers would like to downsize from their large homes, but say it doesn't make financial sense. Single-family homes in Dumfries, Va., are seen here last year. Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Many baby boomers own homes that are too big. Can they be enticed to sell them?

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Grocery prices, credit card debt, and your 401K (Two Indicators)

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Insurers say they need higher premiums from FL homeowners to offset mounting losses from hurricane claims, severe weather events and resulting increases in the cost of reinsurance. South Florida Sun-Sentinel hide caption

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Profiting off greater risk: the reinsurance game

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Attendees visit booths at the RePlatform conference in Las Vegas in March. The conference crowd was a hybrid of anti-vaccine activists, supporters of former President Donald Trump and Christian conservatives. Krystal Ramirez for NPR hide caption

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Why is insurance so expensive right now? And more listener questions

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Four voters share their view of the U.S. economy. Courtesy of Arch City Defenders, Winton Machine Company, Bhavesh Patel and the Just One Project hide caption

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COVINGTON, KY - APRIL 8: Kathleen Malone works on tax returns at the Cincinnati Internal Revenue Service Center April 8, 2005 in Covington, Kentucky. The tax filing deadline is a week away. Mike Simons/Getty hide caption

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TikTok is filled with tax advice. Is any of it worth listening to?

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What Subway's foot-long cookie says about inflation

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