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Column: With the debt ceiling fight, Congress and Trump are playing with fire - again

1 hour ago   |   Los Angeles Times

That perennial childishness, a fight over the U.S. debt ceiling, is back.
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Go Broke or Go Home Bachelorette Parties

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

What happens when friends are consumed by wanting their bachelorette parties to be picture perfect at any cost? Credit cards are maxed out and debt rises. Instagram wedding...
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Hoyer: House could vote next week on a budget deal

Hoyer: House could vote next week on a budget deal

1 hour ago   |   Politico

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said today that the lower chamber could vote on a sweeping two-year budget agreement as soon as next week if congressional leaders and the...
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I used an expert-recommended strategy to pay off $40,000 of student loans, and 6 apps can help anyone do the same

I used an expert-recommended strategy to pay off $40,000 of student loans, and 6 apps can help anyone do the same

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

American households hold a total of more than $13.5 trillion in debt, including $1.5 trillion in student loans. Eric Rosenberg used the debt avalanche payoff method and several...
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Bain Capital teams up with SKW Funding on $500M distressed debt fund

7 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Bain Capital, which is raising a new $3.5 billion debt fund, is teaming up with Manhattan-based SKW Funding to target $500 million in troubled real estate debt. The new...
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POLITICO Playbook: The political world Trump made

8 hours ago   |   Politico

And the latest on the debt ceiling.
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Want to reduce college costs? High schools can help

Want to reduce college costs? High schools can help

8 hours ago   |   Politico

When politicians discuss the crisis of higher education, they tend to focus on finding ways to reduce the price that students pay for college: tax-deductible savings accounts...
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US Treasury yields rise ahead of fresh data, auctions

10 hours ago   |   CNBC

U.S. government debt yields rose again on Tuesday morning, continuing a move higher seen last week after better-than-expected inflation data.
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Pelosi rejects short-term debt ceiling hike as budget talks extend

Pelosi rejects short-term debt ceiling hike as budget talks extend

16 hours ago   |   Politico

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday night turned aside the notion of a short-term debt ceiling hike as she continues negotiating on a broader budget deal with Treasury Secretary...
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Mnuchin says budget deal with Pelosi is 'very close'

17 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - It's House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell vs. hardliners in the White House as lawmakers pursue a deal on federal spending and the...
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No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

Garner's words “I can't breathe” became a rallying cry for police reform activists, coming amid a stretch of other deaths of black men at the hands of white officers. Read more ...

Eric Garner's family rips DOJ decision not to charge Daniel Pantaleo

Eric Garner's family rips DOJ decision not to charge Daniel Pantaleo

The family of Eric Garner raged over the Department of Justice's decision on Tuesday to not pursue charges against NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo. “We're here with heavy hearts... Read more ...

'Chance the Snapper,' Chicago's alligator-on-the-loose, is finally caught

'Chance the Snapper,' Chicago's alligator-on-the-loose, is finally caught

Chance the Snapper, as he came to be known, had been on the loose in the park for almost a week - forcing a partial shutdown of the site. Read more ...

Police in Los Angeles area arrest man after finding more than 1,000 guns

Police in Los Angeles area arrest man after finding more than 1,000 guns

Some of the guns police found in a California man's home in May 2019. Read more ...

Netflix deletes graphic suicide scene in '13 Reasons Why' 2 years after outcry

Netflix deletes graphic suicide scene in '13 Reasons Why' 2 years after outcry

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DOJ Won't Charge New York City Police Officer In Eric Garner's Death

DOJ Won't Charge New York City Police Officer In Eric Garner's Death

Daniel Pantaleo will not face federal civil rights charges in a death that prompted a national outcry. Read more ...

Trump said 'I don't have a Racist bone in my body' as he slammed criticism...

Trump said 'I don't have a Racist bone in my body' as he slammed criticism of his racist tweets

President Donald Trump on Tuesday continued to reject criticism of a series of racist tweets he sent out on Sunday. On Twitter, the president said: "Those Tweets were NOT... Read more ...

Use this little-known promo code on Amazon to save an extra $5 on your $15...

Use this little-known promo code on Amazon to save an extra $5 on your $15 book purchase during Prime Day 2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is happening now, and runs until tonight at 11:59 p.m. PT. Not only are there some can't-beat deals on Amazon's tablets and e-readers , there are also... Read more ...

READ: Here's The Resolution Condemning Trump's Racist Comments About...

READ: Here's The Resolution Condemning Trump's Racist Comments About Congresswomen

The House will vote Tuesday evening on a resolution "condemning President Trumps racist comments directed at Members of Congress" (Image credit: U.S. House of... Read more ...

Accusing Trump of reneging on agreed terms, North Korea hints it might...

Accusing Trump of reneging on agreed terms, North Korea hints it might resume nuclear tests

North Korea's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that the country might resume nuclear and missile tests in response to the United States' scheduled military drills with South... Read more ...