Mulvaney leaves the CFPB, followed by a reporter. Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's probe of Equifax's data breach has showed few signs of life under Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, reports Reuters, citing government and industry sources. The breach affected the personal data of 143 million American consumers.

The backdrop: Equifax announced that consumers' data was hacked in September, and the information stolen ranged from names and birth dates to credit card numbers. Obama-appointed CFPB Director Richard Cordray authorized the probe in September. Since taking over in November, Mulvaney — who is also the White House budget chief — "has not ordered subpoenas against Equifax or sought sworn testimony from executives, routine steps when launching a full-scale probe," per Reuters.

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Louisiana braces for 3rd hurricane in 2 months as Zeta closes in

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Zeta strengthened into a hurricane again early Wednesday and was on track to make landfall in southeastern Louisiana by the afternoon, per the National Hurricane Center.

The state of play: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) requested a pre-landfall Federal Declaration of Emergency in a letter to President Trump on Tuesday.

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Demonstrators rally on Tuesday near the location where Walter Wallace was killed by two police officers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images

The Pennsylvania National Guard was mobilized Tuesday during a tense second night of protests in Philadelphia over the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace, a 27-year-old Black man.

Driving the news: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (D) and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said in a joint statement a "full investigation" would be launched to answer questions that arose from video that captured part of Monday's incident.

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