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Education

Federal Watchdog Issues Scathing Report On Ed Department's Handling Of Student Loans

The department's own inspector general says student loan companies aren't following the rules, and that the government isn't doing enough to hold them accountable.

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Nica's Dream Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers featuring Horace Silver

A man runs along the waterfront in the Long Island City neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City, which had been the planned location for a secondary Amazon headquarters. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Amazon Drops Plans For New York Headquarters

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Eau Rouge Pt. 1 Gelka
Slide Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean, Migos

Marine guards at the Sept. 11, 2017, flag ceremony in the U.S. Embassy compound in Kabul, Afghanistan. An internal State Dept. memo says it is the largest U.S. embassy in the world. U.S. Department of State hide caption

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U.S. Looking To Reduce Kabul Embassy Staff As Afghanistan Mission Changes

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Love Born Matisyahu

Rosa Ashby runs Rosa Flowers in the English market town of Witney. Every flower in her shop, including lilies, chrysanthemums and lisianthus, is either grown in or distributed through the Netherlands. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Florists Fear A 'No Deal' Brexit Would Wilt The Flower Business

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As Needed Beirut
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MakeMeBetter Little People

Protesters rally against Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam outside of the governor's mansion in Richmond, Va., on Feb. 4. Nearly two weeks later, many young black community leaders are still calling for him to resign. Logan Cyrus/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Virginia's Governor Is Going On An Apology Tour. For Some, It's Too Little, Too Late

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