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Ninety-nine percent of applications for Public Service Loan Forgiveness have been denied. A former student loan watchdog saw it coming.
Oct. 17, 2018
The new trade deal signed by the U.S., Mexico and Canada says much of a car should be built by workers making at least $16 an hour. Some experts are skeptical that will happen anytime soon in Mexico.
Oct. 17, 2018
"A city of 8.6 million people — not a single shooting for three days," Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday. The NYPD says it has been focusing on preventing retaliatory violence.
Oct. 17, 2018
Zainab's death triggered rioting in Pakistan and was reported throughout the world. Her murderer, Mohammad Imran, was reportedly hanged in the presence of Zainab's father.
Oct. 17, 2018
The growth of the country's farmed salmon sector has reached such a critical point that, if not addressed, may cause "irrecoverable damage to the environment," a government report says.
Oct. 17, 2018
The U.S. secretary of state is in Ankara, where the Turkish government alleges journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered by Saudi agents, a charge Riyadh denies.
Oct. 17, 2018
A poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds opioid abuse a top issue for rural Americans.
Oct. 17, 2018
At a time when early voting is becoming increasingly popular nationwide, a new law passed by North Carolina's GOP-controlled legislature cuts early voting sites by nearly 20 percent.
Oct. 17, 2018
Most of the 800 veterinarians surveyed feel ethical qualms when pet owners ask them to euthanize animals that could be treated, or when owners ask to keep pets alive who will suffer needlessly.
Oct. 17, 2018
The fate of Obamacare may hinge on which party wins the midterm elections.
Oct. 17, 2018
People who were born in the city and don't identify as male or female can change the gender on their birth certificate to a third category of X, without acquiring approval from a physician.
Oct. 17, 2018
Pot sales begin today in Canada, which is only the second country after Uruguay to legalize the drug for recreational use.
Oct. 16, 2018
Roberts says history shows the court has made great decisions when it doesn't yield to political pressures or passions.
Oct. 16, 2018
One cellphone company says it already had begun crediting customers for the lack of service due to outages in Florida counties hit by Hurricane Michael.
Oct. 16, 2018
"My withdrawal comes in the wake of personal attacks that, left undefended, would have made my leading USAG a liability for the organization," Mary Bono said in her resignation letter on Tuesday.
Oct. 16, 2018

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