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Payday lender ACE Cash Express is seen on San Mateo Boulevard in Albuquerque, N.M. High-interest lending practices are being targeted by new federal regulations. Vik Jolly/AP hide caption

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New Rules To Ban Payday Lending 'Debt Traps'

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday is announcing proposed regulations that aim to stop some predatory lending practices.

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New Rules To Ban Payday Lending 'Debt Traps'

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Initiate GoGo Penguin
Quiet Mind GoGo Penguin
What's the Difference Dr. Dre
Report upon the consumption of myself Clorinde
Right On Brotha Robert Glasper
Periphescence Glowworm
Shine A Light The C90s
Too Lonely Neil Young

Yahia Kalash, the head of the journalists union, holds a candle during a vigil on May 24 for the recent victims of an EgyptAir crash. Kalash and two other board members of the journalists union are facing trial on allegations they published false news and harbored journalists wanted by authorities. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption

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In Egypt's Broad Crackdown, Prominent Journalists Are Now Facing Trial

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Cross the Ocean Helios
Handfasting (Magic Wedding) Sysyphe
"Fargo" Main Theme Jeff Russo
Delphium Aphex Twin

An Afghan commando stands on the tarmac, wearing night vision gear. The elite commandos are about to fly into an area controlled by Taliban fighters. Their mission: to sweep a village for Taliban fighters. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Under U.S. Air Cover, Afghan Commandos Chase The Elusive Taliban

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Shimmer Tracey Chattaway
The Risk Mic Powers

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To Tame A 'Wave' Of Invasive Bugs, Park Service Introduces Predator Beetles

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Northern Sunsets Vibrasphere
Pocket Piano DJ Mehdi
Within Dreams The Album Leaf
Slipped Disc Luke Vibert
The Dreaming Mind (Part 1) Quantic

Pork roll or Taylor Ham? What you call it may depend on where you live in New Jersey. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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New Jerseyans Chew Over What To Call Their Favorite Pork Product

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Meow Motohiro Nakashima
Kennedy Ratatat
Got Your Money (As Made Famous By ODB) Liquid Audio

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