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Outspoken, American and a Woman: Afghanistan’s Only Foreign Litigator Stands Out

March 4, 2016 The Saturday Profile By DAVID JOLLY KABUL, Afghanistan — HAMSTRUNG by student loans and dismayed at her meager prospects for repaying them, Kimberley Chongyon Motley left the long hours and low pay of the Milwaukee public defender’s … Continue reading

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Tax Tips to Make College More Affordable

February 26, 2016 Your Money Adviser By ANN CARRNS With income tax season well underway, college students and their families should brush up on available tax benefits that can help lower their education costs. Families spend an average of $24,000 … Continue reading

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Viral Student Loan Nightmare Is Not What It Seems, Authorities Say

Paul Aker of Houston said armed deputy marshals showed up at his door over an old student debt. By KATIE ROGERS February 16, 2016 In a country where 40 million people owe upward of $1.2 trillion on their student loans, it’s not … Continue reading

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Boots? Marco Rubio Wants to Talk Guns and Football

Senator Marco Rubio at a campaign event Monday in Coralville, Iowa. He has been talking tougher since opponents have tried to make fun of him. By JEREMY W. PETERS and MICHAEL BARBARO January 18, 2016 WAVERLY, Iowa — People might have gotten the wrong impression … Continue reading

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Is It O.K. to Go to Work While Sick and Sneezing?

December 30, 2015 The Ethicist By KWAME ANTHONY APPIAH I work for a company that doles out a paltry amount of sick days and paid time off. Because I was nearing the end of the year and had already put … Continue reading

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Free Tuition Is Not the Answer

Op-Ed Contributor By CATHARINE HILL November 30, 2015 THESE days, politicians on both the left and the right are very critical of higher education, especially the cost of attending college and the related debt that students and their families incur. But there … Continue reading

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Bill Ackman Makes New Herbalife Claims, Calls Student Loans A Bubble Worry

Billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman on Monday laid new siege against Herbalife Herbalife, alleging that top brass at the supplements seller are hiring their own defense counsel as regulators continue to scrutinize the company, which he calls a pyramid … Continue reading

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Q&A: 'Corinthian 100' strikers put spotlight on Education Department's loan discharge policies

By Kimberly Hefling And Jeff Horwitz, The Associated Press WASHINGTON – Students from the troubled Corinthian Colleges are getting support from state attorneys general and U.S. senators in their quest to have their federal student loans forgiven. The question is … Continue reading

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Q&A: Should the Education Department discharge loans?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students from the troubled Corinthian Colleges are getting support from state attorneys general and U.S. senators in their quest to have their federal student loans forgiven. The question is what comes next. Discharging the debt of all … Continue reading

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Q&A: Should the Education Department discharge federal student loans?

WASHINGTON — Students from the troubled Corinthian Colleges are getting support from state attorneys general and U.S. senators in their quest to have their federal student loans forgiven. The question is what comes next. Discharging the debt of all former … Continue reading

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