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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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The Two-Way

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.

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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The Two-Way

New Rules To Ban Payday Lending 'Debt Traps'

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New Rules To Ban Payday Lending 'Debt Traps'

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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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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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Stands of dead hemlock trees can be seen at Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee. Mike Belleme for NPR hide caption

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National Park Service Centennial

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

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

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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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