DeVos May Only Partly Forgive Some Student Loans

By MARIA DANILOVA, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit colleges, according to department officials, abandoning the Obama administration’s policy of erasing that debt. Under President Barack Obama, tens of thousands of students deceived by now-defunct for-profit schools had over $550 million in…

President Trump Declares U.S. Opioid Emergency, But Pledges No New Money

By JILL COLVIN and CARLA K. JOHNSON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In ringing and personal terms, President Donald Trump on Thursday pledged that “we will overcome addiction in America,” declaring opioid abuse a national public health emergency and announcing new steps to combat what he described as the worst drug crisis in U.S. history. Trump’s…

Brother Of Vegas Shooter Suspected Of Child Porn Possession

By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A brother of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of possessing child pornography, authorities said Wednesday. Bruce Paddock, 59, was arrested on a 20-count felony complaint, a police statement said. His relationship to Stephen Paddock was confirmed by…