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High court to rule on Biden student loan cancellation plan

Dec. 01, 2022 21:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to decide whether the Biden administration can broadly cancel student loans, keeping the program blocked for now but signaling a final answer by early summer. That's about two months before the newly extended pause on loan...

Supreme Court won't allow student loan cancellations to begin, but will hear case in late winter

Dec. 01, 2022 15:02 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court won't allow student loan cancellations to begin, but will hear case in late winter.

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Nov. 29, 2022 07:17 AM EST

Kansas City Star. November 28, 2022. Editorial: Missouri’s Jay Ashcroft aims to ‘hold libraries accountable,’ opening door to book bans A new rule proposed by Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft could kick open the door for special interest groups to...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 28, 2022 14:28 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 23 The Washington Post on regaining trust in the ethics of the U.S. Supreme Court Once again, the Supreme Court is finding its ethics under scrutiny. Last week, Justice Clarence Thomas...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Biden facing pressure to extend student loan payment pause

Nov. 15, 2022 16:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the days and weeks before the midterm election, President Joe Biden trumpeted his plan to cancel billions in student loans as he rallied young people to support Democrats. But now the entire initiative is in jeopardy because of legal challenges that could...