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In a reversal, the Education Dept. is excluding millions from student loan relief

2 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The Biden administration has quietly changed its guidance to disqualify borrowers who have privately-held FFEL and Perkins loans.
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Biden administration scales back student debt relief for millions amid legal concerns

Biden administration scales back student debt relief for millions amid legal concerns

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The Biden administration is curtailing its sweeping student debt relief program for several million Americans whose federal student loans are owned by private companies over concerns the industry would challenge it in court. The Education Department will no longer allow borrowers with privately held federal student loans to receive loan forgiveness under the administration's plan, according to guidance updated on the agency's website Thursday. The administration had previously said that those debt-holders would have a path to receive the administration's relief of $10,000 or $20,000 per...
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EXPLAINER: How Supreme Court case could alter US House seats

Partisan gerrymandering is back before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case stemming from the latest attempt by North Carolina's Republican-led legislature to draw U.S. House... Read more ...

Elon Musk's Neuralink Is Under Federal Investigation for Animal Abuse

Elon Musk 's medical implant company Neuralink is facing a federal probe over potential animal welfare violations. Reuters first reported Monday evening that the company, which... Read more ...

Trump Hid a Big Loan While President: Forbes

Trump Hid a Big Loan While President: Forbes

Donald Trump had a foreign creditor he didn't disclose while running for president, with a debt that was quietly paid off a few months after he took office. Forbes has the... Read more ...

Dolphins Deep Dive: Chris Perkins and Dave Hyde talk Tua vs. Chargers QB...

Introducing “Dolphins Deep Dive with Perk,” the South Florida Sun Sentinel's new weekly Dolphins video show featuring Chris Perkins, Dave Hyde, David Furones and occasional... Read more ...

Guregian: NFL Power Rankings after Week 13

Week 13 finished with 45-year-old Tom Brady pulling off yet another comeback in his storied career. Down 13 points? Late in the fourth quarter with 5:21 remaining? No problem... Read more ...

Hawley urges prioritizing weapons sales to Taiwan over Ukraine

The Missouri Republican said the effort to arm Ukraine is "impeding" the ability of the U.S. to provided need weapons to Taiwan. Read more ...

GOP senators give cold shoulder to bipartisan immigration framework

The Washington Post reported that two senators in both parties had reached a "draft framework" on immigration. Read more ...

Ex-Rep. Rivera charged with conspiracy over Venezuela work

Former Florida congressman David Rivera and an associate were charged with conspiring to commit money laundering and with failing to register lobbying work on behalf of Venezuela. Read more ...

Robbins: Trolling the bottom of America's barrel

When the cookie crumbles it really crumbles, and since his somnolescent announcement that he sought to reclaim the presidency other than by an insurrection, Donald Trump has... Read more ...

Serious injuries at rollover crash in Danvers, traffic jammed by NB highway...

Traffic is shut down on the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Danvers this morning after a single vehicle rollover crash, officials said. The driver of the vehicle that... Read more ...