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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Kathy Kraninger says the department is getting in the way of efforts to police the student loan industry. The revelation comes in a letter obtained by NPR.
May 16, 2019
The former media mogul was convicted of fraud in 2007 and served more than three years in prison. Black says Trump told him he was reversing an unjust verdict, not rewarding him for his support.
May 16, 2019
Amid rising trade tensions, President Trump is moving against Chinese telecom firms that the administration says can exploit vulnerabilities in communications and information technology.
May 15, 2019
The utility giant had already acknowledged that the fire investigation would likely find its equipment responsible for the Camp Fire in 2018.
May 15, 2019
President Trump suggests U.S. companies hurt by China tariffs can apply for a waiver. The Department of Commerce is already dealing with thousands of exclusion requests for earlier steel tariffs.
May 15, 2019
While the ruling may be disappointing for drivers, driver groups say they are not daunted. They will continue to pursue policies to regulate working conditions at the state and municipal levels.
May 15, 2019
"The American people are fed up with illegal robocalls," FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said. "And we believe that we need to make it easier for phone companies to block these robocalls."
May 15, 2019
For the first time, the World Health Organization has estimated how well the world is doing to prevent low-weight births. The progress is too slow, researchers say.
May 15, 2019
A key plank of the president's election was his hard-line stance on immigration. And now he is ready to roll out his legislative approach.
May 15, 2019
President Trump's tariff tit-for-tat with China is not the only trade tension in town. The White House is weighing the possibility of tariffs on cars and car parts from Europe and Japan.
May 15, 2019
"The birthrate is a barometer of despair," demographer Dowell Myers says. Not since 1986 has the U.S. seen so few babies born.
May 15, 2019
Knowing where rates of prevalence are highest — and lowest — can lead to new strategies for treatment and prevention. The map focuses on sub-Saharan Africa, the epicenter of the epidemic.
May 15, 2019
New documents leaked about NRA top executive Wayne LaPierre's lavish clothing and travel expenses contrast with the culture of fear, poor pay and an underfunded pension described by former staffers.
May 15, 2019
With nearly 900 million eligible voters, the elections are considered the world's largest. Now travelers — both Indian and foreign — want to experience what it's like across the country.
May 15, 2019
On her latest album Dedicated, Carly Rae Jepsen opens up about family, singlehood and the one that might've got away.
May 15, 2019

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