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  • Obama aims to expand student loan relief

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is signing an executive order that lets borrowers pay no more than 10 percent of their monthly income in student loan payments. The measure …

  • Small-bore proposals to help avert fiscal cliff

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sure the rich may have to pay more in taxes. But a “fiscal cliff” budget deal could mean pain for nearly everyone else, too: higher airline ticket …

  • Rhodes Scholars announced for 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — They’ve studied in countries from Ghana to China, speak languages from Zulu to Mandarin, and count everything from West African drumming to firefighting among their talents. The …

  • US colleges look to foreign students

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Want to see how quickly the look and business model of American public universities are changing? Visit a place like Indiana University. Five years ago, …

  • Student debt stretches to record 1 in 5 households

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With college enrollment growing, student debt has stretched to a record number of U.S. households — nearly 1 in 5 — with the biggest burdens falling on …

  • Don’t forget insurance with college-bound kids

    CHICAGO (AP) — It’s inevitable that something will be forgotten in the excitement of sending a child off to college. Tuition bill paid?



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