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Entrepreneur Ulrik Binzer is helping more than 300 cities and towns in the U.S. and Canada enforce rules for short-term rentals. Clara Lu/Host Compliance hide caption

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This Digital Sheriff Helps Cities Wrangle Airbnb Rules

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A lawsuit headed to trial in September alleges that MIT ignored the advice of its own consultants and allowed Fidelity to pack the university's retirement plan with high-fee investment funds. David Wiley/Flickr hide caption

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MIT Accused Of Costing Workers Millions In Cozy Deal With Financial Giant Fidelity

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Stocks fell sharply on Wednesday amid troubling economic data that could signal a global recession. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Dow Tumbles 800 Points As Bond Markets Signal Recession

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Wanda Onafuwa says a house next door to her in Baltimore fell into disrepair after Bank of America foreclosed on the property. Courtesy of Wanda Onafuwa hide caption

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A New Trump Rule Could Weaken A Civil Rights Era Housing Discrimination Law

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A container ship is unloaded at the Port of Oakland in California. A drop in exports contributed to a slowdown in U.S. economic growth in the second quarter. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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U.S. Economy Slows: Trump's 3% Growth Pledge Now In Rearview Mirror

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Equifax Reaches Up To $700 Million Settlement Over Massive Data Breach

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Equifax will pay up to $700 million in a proposed settlement over its 2017 data breach. Mike Stewart/AP hide caption

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Equifax To Pay Up To $700 Million In Data Breach Settlement

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News Brief: Acosta Defends Plea Deal, Student Loan Lawsuit, Tension in Strait of Hormuz

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Janelle Menzel is a high school math teacher in Brainerd, Minn. After contacting her loan servicer repeatedly, trying to find a way to appeal, a call center worker told her, "Look, you just need to give up." Courtesy of Janelle Menzel hide caption

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Broken Promises: Teachers Sue U.S. Over Student Loans That Weren't Forgiven

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A Look At How To Ride Out Stock Market Storms

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Kathy Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, says in a letter that the Department of Education is getting in the way of efforts to police the student loan industry. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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CFPB Chief Says Education Department Is Blocking Student Loan Oversight

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Libsack says she's now feeling "hopeful" because her government finally listened. "For me, as a teacher, it's awesome," she says, "because then I can convey that to the students and say, 'Hey, you do have a voice. You are citizens. You do have a role in our government.' " Beth Nakamura for NPR hide caption

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Teachers Begin To See Unfair Student Loans Disappear

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