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Aetna announced one of its largest pay hikes recently. CEO Mark Bertolini says he believes it largely could pay for itself by making workers more productive. Courtesy of Aetna hide caption

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Health Insurer Aetna Raises Wages For Lowest-Paid Workers To $16 An Hour

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Derrick Jennings never goes without his hat, boots or cowboy belt buckle. He wears them so it's clear to people that he's a hardworking cowboy. Gloria Hillard for NPR hide caption

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Compton's Cowboys Keep The Old West Alive, And Kids Off The Streets

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Clothing Designer Helps NFL Prospects Suit Up For The Draft

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The Racially Charged Meaning Behind The Word 'Thug'

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Bernie Sanders announced his presidential bid Thursday. Though he'll challenge Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination, his candidacy could actually help hers. Getty Images hide caption

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Why Hillary Clinton Is Just Fine With Bernie Sanders' Candidacy

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Baltimore Through A Reporter's Eyes: 'Primary Problems Are Not Racial'

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September 13, 2009 photo of Andreas Lubitz, who is believed to have deliberately crashed Germanwings Flight 9525 into a mountain in southern France on March 24, 2015, killing all 150 people on board. Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Returning To Vietnam Years After Fleeing War, A Man Finally Feels At Home

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House Judiciary Committee Passes Bill To Limit NSA Spying

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Baltimore Police Conclude Investigation Into Freddie Gray's Death

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NASA Spacecraft Crashes Into Mercury, Concluding 4-Year Study Of Planet

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President Obama announced an initiative to give e-books to low-income students while visiting the Anacostia Library in Washington on Thursday. Shawn Thew//LANDOV hide caption

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The Plan To Give E-Books To Poor Kids

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