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According to the latest results from the Energy Information Administration, nearly a third of households in the United States have reported trouble paying their energy bills. Ponsulak Kunsub/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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Among other things, senators asked Mick Mulvaney whether the CFPB suppressed a report, as has been alleged, that found evidence of banks charging dubious account fees to college students. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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If 'Free College' Sounds Too Good To Be True, That's Because It Often Is

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A High School Reunion Reveals: When Steel Mills Fell Silent, Fates Got Flipped

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