July 25, 2024

Traffic Overwhelms Student Loan Sites

Traffic to the Education Department’s Federal Student Aid websitewas up more than 500% on Aug. 24 compared to the same day last year and the webpage set up to provide further information about the debt relief plan was viewed more than 3.9 million times on its first day.

US, Russia Warships Nearly Collide

Warships Nearly Collide

The US and Russia are blaming each other after a near collision between warships Friday in the East China Sea.

Armed Drones Risk “Perpetual War”

The report states armed drones should not be “glorified nor demonized” and resulting civilian deaths are fewer than from manned strikes.

Federal Employees Receive Pay Raise

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Federal employees will receive their first automatic pay raise in more than three years, 1 percent beginning Jan. 1.