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Men waving Burundi’s flag celebrate on Wednesday following the radio announcement by Major General Godefroid Niyombare that the country’s president had been overthrown. Supporters of President Pierre Nkurunziza, however, dispute the...
WASHINGTON — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau opened a public inquiry Thursday into student loan servicing practices that it says can make paying back loans “stressful or harmful.” Private and federal student loan debt totals...
The Washington Post’s mobile site appeared to be hacked Thursday by the Syrian Electronic Army, a hacker group that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and targets media outlets. Visitors to the site found several pop-up messages that...
Each year, the NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer maps an area of the seafloor the size of West Virginia. When compared to the total Atlantic Ocean, which spans 41 million square miles, West Virginia’s not so large. But the discoveries the team is making...
The Senate voted 65-33 to advance a trade bill in Congress on Thursday, the Associated Press reported. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images. WASHINGTON — In a burst of bipartisanship, the Republican-controlled Senate put President Barack Obama’s...