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3 reasons some highly paid professionals like doctors and lawyers still have 7 figures in student debt they can't pay off

38 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Getty Images A criticism of broad student-loan forgiveness is it may benefit typically high earners, like doctors. Because of the system's structure, some advanced-degree...
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Trump sent cryptic message to Merrick Garland before warrant was unsealed: 'The country is on fire. What can I do to reduce the heat?'

52 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Attorney General Merrick Garland, former President Donald Trump. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, Brandon Bell/Getty Images Trump wanted to tell AG Garland that people around the...
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Rand Paul calls for repeal of Espionage Act amid DOJ investigation into Trump taking classified documents to Mar-a-Lago

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Sen. Rand Paul in Washington, DC, on July 20, 2021. Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images Rand Paul, a Republican senator for Kentucky, called for the repeal of the Espionage Act...
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Trump's name is not on the ballot Tuesday, but his thumb rests heavily on the scale

Trump's name is not on the ballot Tuesday, but his thumb rests heavily on the scale

1 hour ago   |   NPR

There is a good chance these will be the last bids for seats in Congress for two of the best-known women in American politics - Republican icons Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Sarah...
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A Science Fiction Writer's Non-Utopian Hope on Climate Change

A Science Fiction Writer's Non-Utopian Hope on Climate Change

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Evidence that the world is warming is growing harder to ignore: The hottest temperatures ever were recorded in parts of Europe this summer. Wildfires are incinerating parts of...
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Despite public anger, no progress in Iraq political deadlock

Despite public anger, no progress in Iraq political deadlock

1 hour ago   |   Politico

BAGHDAD - Weeks after followers of an influential cleric stormed parliament, Iraq's political crisis shows no signs of abating, despite rising public anger over a debilitating...
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Even on vacation, South Carolina waits on Joe Biden

Even on vacation, South Carolina waits on Joe Biden

1 hour ago   |   Politico

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Like many places, the Day Dawn Baptist Church, a stately red brick building along Highway 45 in Pineville, has had its routines dramatically disrupted by the...
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Afghanistan, One Year After the Fall

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

A year after their stunning victory and takeover, the Taliban are still struggling to shift to a governing, political force.
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The Most Productive Dysfunctional Congress Ever

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

For a gridlocked capital, Washington has been amazingly productive.
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Trump goes on Truth Social rampage, sharing over a dozen posts, including from accounts with QAnon references

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Former President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Joe Maiorana, File Trump took to Truth Social to lash out at the FBI over the Mar-a-Lago raid. He shared over a dozen messages, many...
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This man just won the Maryland lottery for the second time in two months

This man just won the Maryland lottery for the second time in two months

"I couldn't believe I won the first time," Duane Ketterman told lottery officials while claiming his prize. "So, when I saw this one, I was just stunned." Read more ...

LAPD ends investigation into Anne Heche car crash

LAPD ends investigation into Anne Heche car crash

NEW YORK - The Los Angeles Police Department has ended its investigation into Anne Heche's car accident, when the actor crashed into a Los Angeles home on Aug. 5. Heche is... Read more ...

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3 reasons some highly paid professionals like doctors and lawyers still have...

Getty Images A criticism of broad student-loan forgiveness is it may benefit typically high earners, like doctors. Because of the system's structure, some advanced-degree... Read more ...

An 18-year-old who's netted over $1 million selling Bored Apes toys just...

Ricky da Luz meeting Vitalik Buterin in August. Ricky da Luz/IsmToys Ricky da Luz, 18, started making free Bored Ape toys for NFT holders last year, and has generated $1... Read more ...

Your price at the pump went up. So did Saudi Aramco's profits - to a new record

Your price at the pump went up. So did Saudi Aramco's profits - to a new record

Saudi energy company Aramco said Sunday its profits jumped 90% in the second quarter compared to the same time last year, helping its half-year earnings reach nearly $88 billion. Read more ...

U.S. Senator Lands in Taiwan Weeks After Nancy Pelosi Visit Sparked Fury

The delegation is set to meet with senior leaders in the country to discuss multiple issues of mutual interest between the U.S. and Taiwan. Read more ...

At 27, former Morgan State star Tiwian Kendley isn't ready to give up his...

Tiwian Kendley has plenty of memories of his time with the Morgan State men's basketball program. There was his 40-point, 10-rebound performance in an 85-82 double overtime win... Read more ...

Massive expanse of towering hydrothermal vents discovered deep in the Pacific

Massive expanse of towering hydrothermal vents discovered deep in the Pacific

Scientists found a huge field of hydrothermal vents on the East Pacific Rise. Read more ...

Ukraine to legalize guns soon - minister

Ukraine to legalize guns soon - minister

The parliament may allow citizens to buy firearms to protect their homes, the interior minister has said Ukraine will adopt a law legalizing firearms in the near future, amid... Read more ...