Mike Calhoun rang the alarm bell early on about the subprime mortgage debacle — before reckless lending drove the economy into recession. These days, he's sounding the alarm about student loans.
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The former Boston College baseball star was diagnosed with ALS when he was 27. He turned a fundraising challenge into a national story and helped raise millions for ALS research.
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A Chicago woman found an unfinished quilt of the United States at an estate sale and sought help online to finish it. Quilters from around the country joined her last weekend to complete the project.
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The legal challenge is one of number of court battles aimed at Trump over alleged violations of the so-called emoluments clauses, which ban the president from profiting from foreign governments.
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The case centers on $12 billion in payments the federal government pledged to insurers to defray their losses in the first years of the health law. Did rescinding those payments send premiums soaring?
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More than 13,000 people have been killed in the Russian insurgency since it began five years ago. The Ukrainian president entered the talks in a tricky position, wanting peace but lacking leverage.
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Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa speaks out on "natural" beauty, gender equality and climate change.
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She was nominated to lead the Social Democratic party on Sunday after her predecessor stepped down. The four other parties in her coalition are all led by women.
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A report issued by the U.N. Development Programme says that the 20th-century thinking about global inequality no longer works in the 21st century.
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The de facto leader of Myanmar will testify in front of the International Criminal Court to answer charges that her country carried out genocide against the Muslim minority group.
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Fewer than 50 people are believed to have been on or near White Island at the time of the eruption. Officials say some remain unaccounted for.
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The Golden Globe nominations are always odd, but this year they may be even odder than usual, particularly on the TV side. But it must be said: The Globes love a star, and now they love Netflix.
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Volcker took the top job at the Federal Reserve in 1979, at a time when inflation was spiraling out of control. He is credited with taming it.
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