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The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that jobs at the middle of the pay spectrum that don't require a college degree are at the greatest risk of disappearing over the next decade, per the NY Times.

High-paying jobs in math and science-heavy fields are safe for the most part, per the report, as are low-paying jobs like waiting tables and caring for the elderly. But areas like machine operation and coal mining, jobs "without specialized skills," are at risk

Why it matters: While these projections aren't set in stone, they are used by guidance counselors in schools to help students choose a major, by colleges and universities to develop curriculum, and by work force development agencies, the NYT reports.

One more thing: The spread of automation is putting service-sector jobs at risk, including occupations "dominated by women," per the NYT.

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Why it matters: It was one of the most confrontational press conferences yet by a White House press secretary brought in for the express purpose of sparring with a Washington press corps that the president has attacked as "the enemy of the people."

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The Senate Commerce Committee has voted to authorize subpoenas compelling Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Google CEO Sundar Pichai to testify before the panel.

Why it matters: The tech giants are yet again facing a potential grilling on Capitol Hill sometime before the end of the year, at a time when tech is being used as a punching bag from both the left and right.

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