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More than two years ago, then-presidential candidate Joe Biden pledged to cancel at least $10,000 in federal student loans. The pledge has followed his administration ever since. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden is canceling up to $10K in student loans, $20K for Pell Grant recipients

President Biden announced a sweeping effort to forgive up to $20,000 of federal student loan debt for Pell Grant recipients, and up to $10,000 for other borrowers making under $125,000 a year.

More than two years ago, then-presidential candidate Joe Biden pledged to cancel at least $10,000 in federal student loans. The pledge has followed his administration ever since. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden is canceling up to $10K in student loans, $20K for Pell Grant recipients

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Ira Wallace talks about collard greens at Acorn Community Farm in Mineral, Va. "Purple is a color that develops in the winter much more strongly," Wallace says. Eze Amos for NPR hide caption

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A community of seed savers has a recipe to revive rare varieties of collard greens

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Quarterback Len Dawson #16 of the Kansas City Chiefs drops back to pass against the Oakland Raiders during an early circa 1970's NFL football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Focus On Sport/Getty Images hide caption

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Len Dawson, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and broadcasting legend, dies at 87

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Poppy, played by Adina Verson, works as the beleaguered assistant to morally dubious podcaster Cinda Canning in the hit Hulu series Only Murders In the Building. Patrick Harbron/Hulu hide caption

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The rise of the 'Morally Dubious Podcaster' in pop culture

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Author Salman Rushdie poses for photographers at a signing for his book Home, in London on June 6, 2017. Grant Pollard/Invision/AP hide caption

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Exiled writers reflect on freedom of speech in America in light of Rushdie attack

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