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Big student debt in unexpected places

09/10/2013 5:32am
Don't let the big price tags nix an application to Harvard or Yale. The average student receiving financial aid on those campuses paid about a quarter of the public sticker price and most graduates leave their ivy-covered quads with smaller debts than peers who attended less prestigious schools.

Study: US could default as early as Oct. 18

09/10/2013 10:25am
The United States could default on its obligations as early as Oct. 18 if Washington fails to agree on legislation to raise the government's borrowing cap, a new study predicted Tuesday.

Weiner votes in NYC after mix-up over signature

09/10/2013 11:41am
Anthony Weiner almost didn't get to vote for himself for mayor of New York City.

Docs: Judge almost shut down surveillance program

09/10/2013 3:16pm
Newly released documents show that a federal judge who oversaw a secret U.S. spy court almost shut down the government's domestic surveillance program after he "lost confidence" in officials' ability to operate it.