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NY Times Editorial Page Editor Resigns Amid Fury Over Op-Ed

NEW YORK — The New York Times’ editorial page editor resigned Sunday after the newspaper disowned an opinion piece by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton that advocated using federal troops to quell unrest, and it was later revealed he hadn't read the piece prior to publicat...
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US Calls for Yemen Cease-Fire, Political Talks

WASHINGTON — At an apparent turning point in one of its hardest foreign policy challenges, the Trump administration is demanding a cease-fire and the launch of U.N.-led political talks to end the Saudi-Iran proxy war in Yemen. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis call...

Student Debt Could Lead to US Financial Meltdown

Student debt now could lead to an economic catastrophe in the future. The New York Times reports that student borrowing is at $1.5 trillion. "Many borrowers are already falling behind. During the second quarter of 2018, more than 10 percent of student lo...