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Gretchen Frazee is a digital producer for the PBS NewsHour.
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Politics Dec 13What Michael Cohen’s sentencing means for Trump
Federal prosecutors have linked Trump to campaign finance violations committed by his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, who was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison.
Making Sen$e Dec 13How the Federal Reserve works
The Federal Reserve oversees three things: the nation's payment system, bank regulation and monetary policy.
Making Sen$e Dec 12Are tariffs boosting the U.S. aluminum industry?
U.S. aluminum production is expected to increase 67 percent between 2017 and the end of this year because of increased investment in the industry, according to a recent report.
Politics Dec 07William Barr’s record on 4 key issues
President Donald Trump on Friday tapped Barr, who served as attorney general under George H.W. Bush, to fill the post left empty by his firing of Jeff Sessions.
Making Sen$e Dec 07Why slower hiring in November isn’t necessarily a bad thing
The U.S. economy added 155,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent.
Making Sen$e Dec 06How colleges are preparing students for jobs that don’t exist yet
In a world where not only universities, but private companies, are getting into the education game, the pressure to keep up with an ever-changing work landscape is stronger than ever.
Making Sen$e Dec 03Can Trump’s new trade deal keep its promises to U.S. and Mexican auto workers?
The new deal does provide more protections for U.S. workers than NAFTA, but the effect it will have on auto workers is far from certain.
Making Sen$e Nov 30Could the Trump-Xi meeting be a turning point for trade?
President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet Saturday amid an ongoing trade battle between the two nations.
Making Sen$e Nov 27How climate change is changing your insurance
As climate change leads to more frequent and destructive natural disasters, homeowners living in high risk areas are facing obstacles to affordable insurance.
Making Sen$e Nov 26Investors see untapped potential in Asia’s plastics problem
Investors are starting to see opportunity in what they consider an overlooked sector: waste management in Southeast Asia.