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A waiter carries orders at Katz's Delicatessen in New York. Photo: Seth Wenig / AP

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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Off the Rails

Episode 7: Trump turns on Pence

Photo illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios. Photos: Elijah Nouvelage, Alex Wong/Getty Images

Beginning on election night 2020 and continuing through his final days in office, Donald Trump unraveled and dragged America with him, to the point that his followers sacked the U.S. Capitol with two weeks left in his term. Axios takes you inside the collapse of a president with a special series.

Episode 7: Trump turns on Pence. Trump believes the vice president can solve all his problems by simply refusing to certify the Electoral College results. It's a simple test of loyalty: Trump or the U.S. Constitution.

"The end is coming, Donald."

The male voice in the TV ad boomed through the White House residence during "Fox & Friends" commercial breaks. Over and over and over. "The end is coming, Donald. ... On Jan. 6, Mike Pence will put the nail in your political coffin."

Big Tech's post-riot reckoning

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The Capitol insurrection means the anti-tech talk in Washington is more likely to lead to action, since it's ever clearer that the attack was planned, at least in part, on social media.

Why it matters: The big platforms may have hoped they'd move to D.C.'s back burner, with the Hill focused on the Biden agenda and the pandemic out of control. But now, there'll be no escaping harsh scrutiny.

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Why domestic terrorists are so hard to police online

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios

Domestic terrorism has proven to be more difficult for Big Tech companies to police online than foreign terrorism.

The big picture: That's largely because the politics are harder. There's more unity around the need to go after foreign extremists than domestic ones — and less danger of overreaching and provoking a backlash.

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