The amount of U.S. households owing money on student debt loans has more than doubled since 1989. Costs are still growing, and very quickly.
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The Salon is whining about how The Onion may be getting "too mean," but they're wrong. The Onion isn't mean. The truth just hurts.
Pakistani former prime minsiter, Yousaf Raza Gilani's son has been kidnapped by gunmen allegedly part of the Pakistan Taliban.
A U.S. federal judge sanctioned four lawyers after they fraudulently filed hundreds of actions against unnamed individuals accused of illegally downloading copyrighted porn
Amanda Berry made a 911 call that saved her life and the lives of two other women.
Google Glass might not be stylish right now, but neither was the first cell phone. That doesn't take away from Glass' utility.
Nothing says "Republican agenda" quite like trying to suppress the right to vote via the institutions that teach us how to think.
Are tablets the pogs of the electronic world, or is BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins just a sore loser?
Since March of 2007, there have been 117 homicides within a mile radius of the field where the teams were scheduled to play.
President Obama has nomiated Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to replace Secretary Ray LaHood as head of the Transportation Department. But will the Senate confirm his choice?
The new $100 bill includes three new security features to help prevent counterfeit bills from being produced.
Mama Bush thinks that 'merica has "had enough Bushes" for president and is ruling out her son Jeb for a 2016 run as such.
Senator Marco Rubio suggested earlier today that he was willing to consider excluding foreign Muslims from being granted student visas to come to the United States, as suggested by Bob Beckel.
Damaging allegations that South Carolina congressional candidate Mark Sanford broke into his ex-wife's home have given the edge to Democrats for the first time since 1978.
A Quinnipiac poll released yesterday found that most adult Catholics think the Church is out of touch on same-sex marriage and several other issues.
In Byron, Maine, an article that requires "all households to have firearms and ammunitions to protect the citizens" is favored by selectment and expected to be approved by town residents.
Authorities in Malaysia made arrests today amongst firefights with members of the Sulu Royal army, a group from the southern Phillipines with territorial claims to Sabah.
A lesbian couple in Michigan who've been together for 13 years are legally able to co-foster their children, but the process of adoption has changed the rules on them in an unfavorable way.
Mitch McConnell's campaign just released a video of somebody wearing a mask of the Senate Minority Leader doing the viral 'Harlem Shake' dance.
The TSA has made some changes to it's 'prohibited items' list. If you're a frequent flyer, taking a trip soon or just want to be informed, check it out.
The spate of hateful vandalism at Oberlin College this past month is disturbing enough, but they're a sign of a larger problem with racism, sexism, and homophobia on campus.
Disgraced former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford is gambling on the public's forgiveness to get him a congressional seat, but won't be able to rely on his ex-wife Jenny.
Ocean Ramsey isn't afraid to lock eyes with a Great White and argues the media has inaccurately portrayed them as total monsters in films such as 'Jaws' and beyond.
Everything you need to know about women's political rights is now on one neat, color-coded, time-stamped map.
Amazon, in their new Kindle Paperwhite commercial, reflects progression towards the prevailing acceptance of same-sex marriage and homosexuality general in the contemporary world.