Former Fannie Mae CEO Franklin Raines (right) testifies on Capitol Hill in December 2008. Former Freddie Mac CEO Leland Brendsel (center) and former Fannie Mae chief Daniel Mudd (left) listen. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Taxpayers Paid Millions In Fannie, Freddie Legal Fees

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JPMorgan Chase admitted to overcharging more than 4,000 active-duty military personnel on their home loans and said it foreclosed in error on 14 of them. The company will send out $2 million worth of refunds to 4,000 active-duty customers who were affected. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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Bank Overcharged Military Families On Mortgages

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Randal Howland, 50, of St. Louis, lost his job over a year ago. Whitney Curtis for NPR hide caption

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Finding The Path Toward Employment In St. Louis

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A bank-owned home in Miami, Fla., where foreclosure sales made up 39.7 percent in the most recent quarter, according to RealtyTrac. Analysts expect more foreclosures in early 2011. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Home Foreclosures May Top 100,000 In January

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Satila Higgins, of Evansville, Ind., speaks with a prospective employer at a career fair in San Diego. Gregory Bull/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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2011 Jobs Outlook: Better, But Not As Good As It Was

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Snowstorm Derails Travelers Throughout Northeast

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Experts See Economy Turning Corner In 2011

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Payroll Tax Holiday Eludes Many Public Employees

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Kenneth Reitz plans to spend his tax money on Apple products, e-books, apps and possibly a dinner with his fiancee. Courtesy of Kenneth Reitz hide caption

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To Spend Or Not Spend: Will Tax Deal Spur Economy?

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Magan's mother, Marcy Hebert, says Magan was interested in hunting before her brother was. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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For Some Girls, The Ultimate Goal Is To Kill A Buck

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Oysterman Mitch Jurisich steers a small boat around his family's oyster beds off the coast of Empire, La. He hasn't harvested many oysters since oil from the BP spill drifted into the area in June. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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Oyster Businesses Still Plagued By Gulf Oil Spill

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Senate Passes Overhaul Of Food Safety System

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FDIC: List Of 'Problem' Banks Grows

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TSA Critics Call For Day Of Protest

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Investors in mortgage-backed securities are going after Bank of America to get the bank to take back loans that have gone bad. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Mortgage Investors Face Hurdles In Recouping Losses

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