‘Ripoff’: What you must understand about Parent PLUS Loans, and why they hurt HBCU students

CLOSE Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are already vowing to do something about student loan debt. This is why the $1.6 trillion issue could play a big part in the 2020 election. Just the FAQs, USA TODAYWhen single mother Elizabeth Cain sent her son to college, she did what many American families do to bridge…

KSI v Logan Paul II: What does YouTubers’ expert battle mean for boxing?

Media playback is not supported on this device BBC Sport challenges three beginner boxers to train like KSI ahead of his rematch with LP. KSI v Logan Paul IIVenue: Staples Center, Los Angeles Date: Saturday, 9 November (Sunday, 10 November UK time) BBC coverage: Live radio commentary on BBC Sounds and live text commentary on…

Flights resume after ‘threatening note’ found on plane at Atlanta airport

CLOSE One of them said he was carrying $100 before changing his statement to reveal he had $9,000 when he was questioned further, outlets reported. USA TODAYOperations are back to normal after a “threatening note” was found Saturday on an American Airlines flight at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport that caused a halt in flights. Atlanta Police confirmed no…

Tokyo Motor Program: Lexus debuts ‘Amazed’ concept with enhanced reality, drone support

Coral Murphy-Marcos, USA TODAY Published 4:37 p.m. ET Oct. 23, 2019 | Updated 2:25 p.m. ET Oct. 25, 2019CLOSE The annual J.D. Power study gauges the dependability of three-year-old vehicles. A previous version of this video misidentified Toyota’s ranking. USA TODAYLexus unveiled its latest “Electrified” concept car on Wednesday with newly designed augmented reality features and…

Financial Fair Play: Manchester City lose interest Cas over Uefa examination

Manchester City have reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League in the last two seasonsManchester City have failed in an initial bid to have the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) halt Uefa’s investigation into a possible breach of Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules.City have been referred to Uefa’s financial watchdog, the Club Financial Control…

Russian smuggling linked to 39 bodies found in truck in Britain

John Bacon, USA TODAY Published 1:40 p.m. ET Nov. 5, 2019 | Updated 2:53 p.m. ET Nov. 5, 2019CLOSE Police in southeastern England said that 39 people were found dead inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria. USA TODAYTwo weeks after the shocking discovery of 39 bodies in a container truck in…

Storm the gates

Ashley Shaffer, USA TODAY Published 5:53 p.m. ET Oct. 23, 2019 | Updated 10:35 p.m. ET Oct. 23, 2019CLOSEDozens barge into a private impeachment deposition. A disturbing discovery is made in England. And I’m analyzing every word in Selena Gomez’s new song for Bieber hints. It’s Ashley. Here’s the news everyone is talking about today. But first, living on the “wild side”: A TV reporter…

Kroger lifts restriction on Visa charge card at Smith’s and Food Co. shops

Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY Published 2:59 p.m. ET Oct. 30, 2019 | Updated 2:48 p.m. ET Oct. 31, 2019CLOSE ALDI and Kroger will release wine Advent calendars for the countdown to Christmas. USA TODAYKroger, the nation’s largest grocer, is reversing its ban on Visa credit cards that affected a small number of its stores, the…

Pro-Trump super PAC hid source of contribution made by two Ukraine-linked associates of Rudy Giuliani, FEC complaint says

CLOSE Support to impeach and remove President Trump from office is on the rise, according to a new CNN poll. Buzz60A national watchdog organization that uncovered a campaign-finance scandal involving Ukraine-linked backers of President Donald Trump contends the super PAC that received the contribution also broke federal law.Among other things, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, associates of Trump’s…

Obsessive, unyielding, a winner – Owen Farrell, England’s World Cup talisman

Owen Farrell leads out his team for the semi-final against New ZealandRugby World Cup final: England v South AfricaVenue: Yokohama International Stadium Date: Saturday, 2 November Kick-off: 09:00 GMTCoverage: Live radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live and live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app.Elite rugby can break bodies and its pressures…

CPS strike update: Why are Chicago instructors still out? Stalemate in 8th day; Trump shows up

CLOSE President Donald Trump was in Chicago on Monday for a speech and fundraiser, and a crowd of protesters numbering well into the thousands gathered outside Trump Hotel and Tower in Chicago. (Oct. 28) AP, APCHICAGO — Negotiators have met for 22 straight days. Students have missed eight days of school and counting. And still…

Rob Lowe assesses the infamous scandal that changed his life: ‘It got me sober’

Erin Jensen, USA TODAY Published 7:44 a.m. ET Oct. 23, 2019 | Updated 10:40 a.m. ET Oct. 23, 2019CLOSE Rob Lowe’s 1988 sex tape scandal nearly ended his career, but he still calls it “the best thing that ever happened to me.” USA TODAYRob Lowe has found a silver lining in his career-threatening scandal from the…

Could gamers toss World Series today as Black Sox did 100 years earlier?

CLOSE SportsPulse: Yes, it’s fun to point out the Nationals got to the World Series a year after Bryce Harper left. No, he’s not the reason one way or the other they got there. Current Nats explain. USA TODAYA century after the Chicago Black Sox threw the 1919 World Series, it might seem impossible that…

SoftBank announces it will own 80%of WeWork and supply billions to keep it running

Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY Published 10:16 p.m. ET Oct. 22, 2019 | Updated 10:59 p.m. ET Oct. 22, 2019CLOSE Cofounders Rebekah and Adam Neumann talk lessons in leadership. TimeSoftBank Group Corp. is taking control of WeWork and providing the office-space startup with billions to keep it operating.In a press release Tuesday night, SoftBank and WeWork jointly…

Toolbox, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd’s young gamers to watch in the EFL Cup

The League Cup has become something of a testing ground for some of the Premier League’s most promising young players.This Wednesday, some will get an opportunity to shine in high-profile settings as four of the top-flight’s ‘big six’ face each other in the fourth round.BBC Sport speaks to fans from Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester…

Giuliani associate Lev Parnas should testify about GOP contributions at center of criminal case

CLOSE Two associates of Rudy Giuliani were arraigned Wednesday on charges they used straw donors to make illegal campaign contributions to politicians and committees to advance their business interests. (Oct. 23) AP DomesticLev Parnas, an associate of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, must submit to questioning under oath about alleged fraudulent contributions to GOP…