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Officials spar with senators over plan for mortgage giants

2019-10-04T08:29:29-08:00

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials on Tuesday defended their plan to Congress for ending government control of mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, clashing with Democratic senators on whether the change would raise home borrowing costs and neglect lower-income homeowners. The two finance companies nearly collapsed in the financial crisis 11 years [...]

Officials spar with senators over plan for mortgage giants2019-10-04T08:29:29-08:00

Human Contact Is Now a Luxury Good

2019-06-09T10:11:59-08:00

By Nellie Bowles Ms. Bowles is a technology reporter for The New York Times. Screens used to be for the elite. Now avoiding them is a status symbol. SAN FRANCISCO — Bill Langlois has a new best friend. She is a cat named Sox. She lives on a tablet, and she makes him so happy [...]

Human Contact Is Now a Luxury Good2019-06-09T10:11:59-08:00