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Will Using Artificial Intelligence To Make Loans Trade One Kind Of Bias For Another?

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How For-Profit Colleges Sell 'Risky Education' To The Most Vulnerable

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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, says the latest version of the GOP bill would let states decide on required benefits. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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New 'Basic Economy' Airfares May Not Be As Cheap As You Think

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Luke Franco, 26, works three jobs and doesn't know whether he qualifies for Medicaid or a subsidy to buy coverage on the exchange set up under the Affordable Care Act. Kristin Gourlay/RINPR hide caption

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How Millennials Win And Lose Under The GOP Health Bill

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Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testifies before a Senate committee last year. The Trump administration is trying to bring the independent bureau under the president's direct control. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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How The Tooth Fairy Helps Explain The Rising Cost Of Parenting

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What Do Rising Interest Rates Mean For Average Americans?

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President Trump listens during a meeting on health care at the White House on Monday. Trump's 2005 tax returns, which were revealed Tuesday, suggest he paid about $38 million in federal taxes that year. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Applying For College Aid Just Got Harder

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According to the Congressional Budget Office, repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act would lead to 24 million people losing insurance. But that could depend on how you define "insurance." Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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There are 59,000 structurally deficient bridges around the country. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Engineers Say Tax Increase Needed To Save Failing U.S. Infrastructure

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