The U.S. economy grew by just 0.7 percent in the first quarter of this year. Weak auto sales were one factor dragging down consumer spending. (Above) Chevrolet pickup trucks at a dealership in Delmont, Pa., in February.
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Waffle House founders Joe Rogers, center, and Tom Forkner, right, greet long time customer John Webb as they stop for a meal at a Waffle House restaurant in Norcross, Ga., in 2005.
A shark swims off the coast of Midway Atoll on the northern edge of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in Hawaii. The Trump administration plans to consider reversing the designation of some marine sanctuaries.
Trucks line up to cross to the United States near the Otay Commercial port of entry on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border on Jan. 25. Trump now says he will renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, which he has long criticized, rather than scrap it.
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The avocados on the right are Hass, America's favorite variety of the green fruit. At left are GEM avocados, the great-granddaughter of the Hass. GEM avocados grow well in California's Central Valley and, in taste tests, they scored better than the Hass in terms of eating quality.
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Delta recently authorized supervisors to offer up to $9,950 in compensation to passengers bumped from flights. A Delta Air Lines jet sits at a gate at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Stung by criticism and a public outcry over the forced removal of one of its passengers, United Airlines is boosting its payments to passengers to give up seats to ease overbooking.