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Tennessee judges uphold contentious school voucher law

Nov. 24, 2022 12:24 PM EST

A Tennessee judicial panel has upheld the state’s school voucher law, which allows public tax dollars to be given to families to pay for private schooling. Critics of vouchers argue that the law will weaken the state's public education system, but the three-judge panel said...

Biden to extend student loan pause as court battle drags on

Nov. 22, 2022 19:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that his administration will extend a pause on federal student loan payments while the White House fights a legal battle to save his plan to cancel portions of the debt. "It isn't fair to ask tens of millions of borrowers...

AP sources: President Biden to extend pause on student loan repayments as legal battle over debt forgiveness continues

Nov. 22, 2022 15:29 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: President Biden to extend pause on student loan repayments as legal battle over debt forgiveness continues.

Trooper supports family as he investigates 2010 hit-and-run

Nov. 19, 2022 11:08 AM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — April 24, 2010. For Tina Bonaparte and her mother Annie Williams, the day forever will be remembered. Bonaparte was volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in Oakland, California, helping to rehabilitate a Vietnam veteran’s home when she...

Ex-CFO says Trump kids raised pay after learning of scheme

Nov. 18, 2022 20:24 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — How did Donald Trump’s oldest sons — entrusted to run his company when he became president — react when they learned that a top executive was scheming to dodge taxes on lavish corporate perks? They gave him a raise, according to testimony Friday at the Trump...

What to know if you've applied for student loan forgiveness

Nov. 18, 2022 13:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden’s plan to provide up to $20,000 in federal student loan forgiveness has been blocked by two federal courts, leaving millions of borrowers wondering what happens next. The Justice Department on Friday asked the Supreme Court to reverse one of the lower court...

WVa Supreme Court issues opinion in scholarship ruling

Nov. 17, 2022 20:07 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s Supreme Court released a full opinion Thursday in an order it issued last month that allowed a non-public school scholarship program to continue. The five-member court on Oct. 6 reversed a lower court’s ruling that had blocked the Hope...

Biden admin to ask high court to take up student debt plan

Nov. 17, 2022 18:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration plans to ask the Supreme Court to reinstate the president's student debt cancellation plan, according to a Thursday legal filing warning that Americans will face financial strain if the plan remains stalled in court when loan payments are scheduled to...

20 years for Chinese national in US aviation spying case

Nov. 16, 2022 17:55 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday handed down a 20-year prison sentence to a Chinese national who was convicted of trying to steal trade secrets from multiple U.S. aviation and aerospace companies, including the theft of proprietary airplane engine fan technology. ...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 16, 2022 15:12 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 13 The Washington Post on the Catholic Church scandal: On his plane back to Rome from a Middle East trip recently, Pope Francis acknowledged that the Vatican faces pushback in its...