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The student loan debt is $1.6 trillion and people are struggling to pay it down

Harmeet Kaur, CNN  |  Posted Jan 19th - 4:11pm

The student loan burden in the US is about $1.6 trillion and rising, mostly because people have barely made a dent in paying down their loans.

Kansas City Chiefs advance to their first Super Bowl in 50 years, beating Tennessee Titans 35-24 in AFC title game

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 4:10pm

Kansas City Chiefs advance to their first Super Bowl in 50 years, beating Tennessee Titans 35-24 in AFC title game.

Hawaii Governor David Ige: 2 police officers killed in Honolulu shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 3:44pm

Hawaii Governor David Ige: 2 police officers killed in Honolulu shooting.

Honolulu city council member says at least 1 officer dead in shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 3:27pm

Honolulu city council member says at least 1 officer dead in shooting.

US VP Pence honors Martin Luther King Jr. at church service

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 2:24pm

Vice President Mike Pence gave a speech Sunday in remembrance of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at a church service in Tennessee

Governor: 2 police officers die after Hawaii shooting

Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 1:41pm

Two police officers were killed in a shooting Sunday in the normally peaceful Honolulu, Hawaii's governor said in a statement.

2 more bodies found at Tijuana home where US couple buried

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:44pm

Mexican authorities say they have discovered two more bodies at a house in Tijuana where a couple with dual U.S.-Mexico citizenship were found buried, allegedly by their son-in-law.

'Bad Boys for Life' debuts with box office top spot

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 11:35am

Two "Bad Boys” were too good for one “Dolittle” at the box office.

Illegal crossings plunge as US extends policy across border

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:24am

Adolfo Cardenas smiles faintly at the memory of traveling with his 14-year-old son from Honduras to the U.S.-Mexico border in only nine days, riding buses and paying a smuggler $6,000 to ensure passage through highway checkpoints.

Couple together for nearly 65 years die on the same day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:24am

A couple who had been together for nearly 65 years have died on the same day at a St. Louis-area nursing home.

State voting, registration laws vary and change frequently

Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:21am

disproportionately the young, old, disabled, poor and minority — gathering the documents for a valid ID can be a barrier to voting. To get a valid government-issued ID, a person may need to go through the process of getting a reissued birth certificate or Social Security card, which can take months.

In Texas and other states, voters face a variety of barriers

Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:14am

all in the name of election integrity.

Kyle Larson finally wins elusive Chili Bowl in 13th try

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 6:49am

Kyle Larson scored one of the biggest victories of his career by ending an 0-for-12 streak to finally win the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals.

A look at expected participants in Virginia gun rally

Sarah Rankin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 6:45am

State officials and U.S. hate-monitoring groups are warning about the potential for violence ahead of a gun-rights rally in Virginia that's expected to draw a mix of militias, firearms advocates and white supremacists to Richmond.

Ahead of Oscars, Screen Actors Guild to hand out awards

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 4:29am

“Joker,” more of a one-man show, and “1917,” more acclaimed for its technical acumen — weren’t nominated for best ensemble. On Saturday, “1917” won top honors at the highly predictive Producers Guild Awards, which 21 of the last 30 years has lined up with the eventual best picture winner.

'1917' takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 2:34am

If the Producers Guild Awards are a true predictor of the Oscars' best film category, then the World War I film “1917” is poised to come away with the top honor in a few weeks.

Puerto Rico emergency director fired after residents discover warehouse full of Hurricane Maria supplies

Nicole Chavez and Rafy Rivera, CNN  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:29pm

Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced fired the island's emergency manager, hours after a warehouse filled with supplies was discovered.

Officer shoots robbery suspect outside Atlanta mall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:14pm

A police sergeant foiled an armed robbery and shot one of the suspects outside of one of Atlanta's largest malls, authorities said Saturday night.

US seeks to deport Honduran mom, sick children to Guatemala

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 6:20pm

The U.S. government says it will deport a Honduran mother and her two sick children, both of whom are currently hospitalized, to Guatemala as soon as it can get them medically cleared to travel, according to court documents and the family’s advocates.