The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear two key banking cases, including one that questions whether states can regulate fees charged by out-of-state credit card banks.

In the other case, the justices agreed to decide if the government is responsible for losses incurred when Congress eliminated supervisory goodwill. Lawyers have said the government may owe thrift owners as much as $15 billion for breaking its pledge to let them keep goodwill on their books for 40 years.

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