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Navient agrees to $1.7 billion student loan settlement

Sunday  16:46,   17 april 2022

Navient agreed to pay nearly $2 billion to settle claims by 38 states and the District of Columbia it deceived thousands of borrows into costly, long-term, forbearance. "They ran a multi-billion dollar scam," Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh... >>>

What to know about Biden’s plan to ship Americans 1 billion free at-home COVID tests

Sunday  15:26,   17 april 2022

President Joe Biden announced 1 billion tests would be shipped for free to Americans. They'll start going out in late January. Americans can begin ordering these tests on Wed., Jan. 19, through COVIDTests.gov, the White House announced on... >>>

The two biggest reasons America's road rage shootings are out of control

Sunday  14:45,   17 april 2022

A New Jersey road rage arrest the latest in a series of road rage shooting in deaths in Texas and elsewhere. Covid and gun sales are to blame.There is no one factor at play here, but we know psychology plays a key role. The more drivers engage in... >>>

This boy's lemonade stand raised nearly $2,000 for Idaho Humane Society

Sunday  14:40,   17 april 2022

A 9-year-old boy's love of cats inspired him to raise almost $2,000 for the Idaho Humane Society. © Courtesy Amy Miller Fellow animal lovers traveled as much as an hour to patronize Ben Miller's lemonade stand, which benefits the Idaho Humane... >>>

The huge problem with Mayor Eric Adams’ response to the NYC subway attack

Sunday  12:40,   17 april 2022

For many politicians like Mayor Eric Adams, the police have become synonymous with safety. But history tells a different story.The shooting comes on the heels of Adams breaking transit police records by deploying an extra 1,000 officers in January — >>>

The White House Easter Egg Roll's storied history, explained

Sunday  12:40,   17 april 2022

The White House on Monday will open its gates for one of its longest traditions, the White House Easter Egg Roll, this year themed "EGGucation."This year's events, themed "EGGucation" by First Lady Jill Biden, include the egg roll, an egg hunt and a >>>

FDA extends shelf life of 1 million expired COVID tests in Florida warehouse

Sunday  10:10,   17 april 2022

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has extended the shelf life of up to 1 million rapid COVID-19 tests that had expired in a Florida warehouse. Your browser does not support this video Earlier this month, Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration... >>>

The Queen has spoken

Sunday  10:10,   17 april 2022

The truth behind a Houston couple's disappearance in the 80s has finally been revealed. But where is their daughter? It's Thursday's news.???? Hey! Laura here, bringing you Thursday's news quicker than the 1994 PC1... >>>

Connecticut school evacuated after 13-year-old's apparent fentanyl overdose

Sunday  10:00,   17 april 2022

A 13-year-old's apparent fentanyl overdose prompted the evacuation of a school in Connecticut on Thursday.Officials said a seventh-grader at a Hartford Public Schools middle school collapsed at the gymnasium from the apparent overdose, NBC News... >>>

Fact check: False claim that sexually transmitted diseases were made in a lab

Sunday  10:00,   17 april 2022

Research shows the listed STDs had natural origins, and USA TODAY found no evidence they were created in a lab. Two of the diseases remain in the body forever, though treatments exist for all four, experts say. USA TODAY reached out to the Facebook... >>>

South Dakota man arrested after his mom accidentally serves his pot brownies to senior citizens

Sunday  10:00,   17 april 2022

Michael James Koranda, 46, of Tabor, South Dakota, was arrested Jan. 5 after his mother unknowingly served his pot brownies at a senior center, officials say.Michael James Koranda, 46, of Tabor, was arrested Jan. 5, a day after the Bon Homme County... >>>

South Dakota man arrested after his mom accidentally serves his pot brownies to senior citizens

Sunday  10:00,   17 april 2022

Michael James Koranda, 46, of Tabor, South Dakota, was arrested Jan. 5 after his mother unknowingly served his pot brownies at a senior center, officials say.Michael James Koranda, 46, of Tabor, was arrested Jan. 5, a day after the Bon Homme County... >>>

Texas Woman Waited in Line for Over 18 Hours in Three Days to Get COVID Test

Sunday  10:00,   17 april 2022

"It's like going to Lake Waco during the summer," Barbara Battee told reporters, "just pack your ice chest, your coffee and your lunch."Barbara Battee was recently profiled by local news stations due to the lengthy wait times that she, her son... >>>

Robert F. Kennedy assassin Sirhan Bishara Sirhan denied parole by California governor

Sunday  09:55,   17 april 2022

California Gov. Gavin Newsom denied parole Thursday for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy's assassin, Sirhan Bishara Sirhan. A two-person panel found Sirhan suitable for parole in August. The California Parole Board’s staff had 120 days to review the... >>>

What's the most searched Girl Scout Cookie in your state?

Sunday  09:55,   17 april 2022

Google shared with USA TODAY the most searched Girl Scout Cookie for every state in the U.S., and here's what we foundGoogle shared with USA TODAY the most searched cookie for every state in the U.S. The data comes from the past week, including... >>>