Borrowers looking to eliminate student loan debt through bankruptcy have to clear a series of high hurdles.
Two experts in higher education policy explain the high hurdles that must be cleared to use bankruptcy to escape crushing student loan debt.
Have some healthy skepticism when you encounter images online.
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Images without context or presented with text that misrepresents what they show can be a powerful tool of misinformation, especially since photos make statements seem more believable.
Students work in the plumbing shop at Worcester Technical High School.
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Will the White House plans to boost spending on career and technical education help today's teens land better jobs?
Aimee Stephens worked for a Detroit funeral home for six years before telling her employer she wanted to be issued a female uniform.
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In a national survey, transgender individuals had worse employment outcomes, lower incomes and higher rates of poverty than cisgender people.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tears up her copy of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech.
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It's easy to perceive a political opponent as being uncivil – and that opens the door for an uncivil reply as well.
President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address at the Capitol on Feb. 4, 2020.
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The self-references and superlatives used by President Trump made his State of the Union much more excessive linguistically than this speech’s tone typically is.
Aerial view of a glacier in the Antarctic peninsula region.
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Two centuries after it was first sighted by Russian explorers, Antarctica is a key site for studying the future of Earth's climate – and for global scientific cooperation.
Threatening cultural sites like Persepolis could tarnish US’
reputation as pillar of the international community.
If the US makes good on the president's threat, Iran's heritage won't be the only thing damaged. Washington's reputation would also take a hit.
Converting aging paper documents to digital archives can be a painstaking effort.
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Centuries' worth of important information is stored on paper – which can decay, burn or get eaten by pests. Peek inside the process of making all that data digital.
Young children are captivated by the Santa Claus myth.
Santa is the best part of Christmas for many children, but do they really believe in a magical man flying around the globe on Christmas Eve?
Americans spend a lot of money on gift wrapping supplies.
A new study looks at the impact a gift's wrapping has on how the recipient likes what you give them.
A little cash can be costly.
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Use of installment loans has grown dramatically in recent years – all without the regulatory scrutiny that tamped down on abuses in the payday loan market.
It’s these brain cells that really make humans unique.
We have more neurons in our cortices than any other species, courtesy of an early technology – and along with them came our long, slow lives, with plenty of chances to gather around the dinner table.
These foods are all dependent on microorganisms for their distinctive flavor.
Bread. Yeast. Wine. Cheese. All these delicious foods are courtesy of various forms of domesticated fungi. So how, exactly, did humans tame wild fungi into the cooperative species that make our food?
A vitamin E acetate sample during a tour of the Medical Marijuana Laboratory of Organic and Analytical Chemistry at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, New York on Nov. 4, 2019.
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A form of vitamin E could be behind recent vaping illnesses and death, as the vitamin was not meant to go into the lungs. Lax oversight of products and supplements only worsens the situation.
Can the activity in brain circuits predict who is vulnerable to excessive drinking?
One in six US adults binge drinks, consuming about seven drinks per binge. A new study can predict which mice are hardwired to binge drink. Is it possible to do the same for humans?
A vial of insulin. Prices for the drug, crucial for those with diabetes, have soared in recent years.
World Diabetes Day provides an opportunity to look at the messaging around Walmart insulin, touted as a solution to soaring insulin prices. Cheaper insulins may not work as well for many people.
S'il a l'habitude de dialoguer avec les adultes qui l'entourent, un enfant aura plus de facilités à traiter des informations.
Les premières années sont essentielles pour le développement du langage. Voici quelques pistes, fondées sur des études scientifiques, pour donner le maximum de chances à votre enfant.
Vice President Spiro T. Agnew on Aug. 8, 1973 at a Washington news conference.
When Vice President Spiro Agnew gave a speech in 1969 bashing the press, he fired some of the first shots in a culture war that persists to this day.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at a town hall in Florence, South Carolina. He was denied communion by a priest in South Carolina.
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Joe Biden was denied communion for pro-choice views. Catholics with 'unforgiven' sins can't receive communion. A theologian says many Catholics would question if Biden was indeed in a 'sinful' state.