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Senators Take Aim at Bank Accounts' Fine Print

Practically nobody ever reads the disclosures that came with a bank account, and that's no surprise -- they average 111 pages long. That's way too much fine print, say Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.), who are calling on banks to cut those disclosures down to just one easy-to-comprehend page.

Poll: Americans Split on Control of Congress

Americans are evenly split on which political party should control Congress, while about a third of likely voters are apathetic, according to a Pew Research Center poll released Monday.

Illegal Immigration to U.S. Falls Most in Two Decades, Report Says

Illegal immigration flow to the U.S. during the two years ended March 2009 fell by the most in 20 years and dropped about 45% from the two years ended March 2007 because of a combination of a slowing U.S. economy and heightened border patrol, Pew Research Center said in a report released Wednesday.