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Looking for a new apartment? Here's a checklist to help with the housing hunt

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Commuters wait in line for public buses as they leave work in Beijing's business district on Aug. 27. China's Supreme People's Court has ruled that it's illegal for companies to subject employees to the practice known as "996," or working 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. six days a week. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images hide caption

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Jeromonomics: Indicator Of The Week

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Ely Bair had two medically necessary jaw surgeries. For the first, in 2018, his share of the bill was $3,000. For the second, in 2019 after a job change, he was billed $27,000, even though he had the same insurance carrier. Jovelle Tamayo for Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Same Hospital And Insurer, But The Bill For His 2nd Jaw Procedure Was $24,000 More

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China’s Big Tech Crackdown

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Enough With Bachelor’s Degrees

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How To Trade-up From A Bobby Pin To A House

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Norma Jasso, 62, sped up retirement plans after her daughter asked for help with a new baby. She stands with a highchair her father had commissioned from a shop in Sinaloa, Mexico. Her daughters used it and now her grandson will too. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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These Older Workers Hadn't Planned To Retire So Soon. The Pandemic Sped Things Up

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Jabs And Retail: Indicators Of The Week

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The Electric Grid-Lock

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Who Owns The Moon?

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The Spit Queen, The Economist And The NBA

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