For many borrowers, qualifying monthly payments that should have moved them closer to forgiveness were not accounted for, effectively forcing them to make extra payments under their IDR plans.
Beginning with the incoming class in 2024, free tuition and required fees will be provided to undergraduates from North Carolina whose families make less than $80,000 annually.
Nationwide, more than 45 million people owe $1.6 trillion in federal loans for college, according to government data, and as many as 43 million of them stood to benefit from the cancellation program.
The Court’s decision reverses decades of precedent. In 1978, the Court ruled that affirmative action was lawful, which it later upheld in 2003 and 2016.
A few years after Alito reportedly took a trip to Alaska paid for by Republican donor Paul Singer, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in a case involving Singer that netted his hedge fund $2.4 billion.
A new report highlighting Thomas' close ties with Harlan Crow will likely refresh calls for an investigation into the relationship between the Supreme Court justice and the billionaire mega-donor.
The 5th Circuit’s ruling maintains mifepristone’s availability for now, but severely limits access in ways that could harm patients seeking abortion care.
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