(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) -- Many U.S. cities are attempting to establish a reparations program in an effort to rectify economic disparity borne of slavery, and Providence, Rhode Island, is among the places moving forward with a plan.But the city's plan has drawn criticism over the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is leading 20 states who are suing the Biden administration over a federal migrant parole program announced earlier this month.The program established a pathway for up to 30,000 migrants each month from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela... Read More.
(DAVOS, Switzerland) -- Speaking Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, FBI Director Christopher Wray described how his agency saw an increase in cyberattacks from Russia at the beginning of its invasion of Ukraine last year and he hammered the Chinese for... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Debbie Wilkerson, after years of fighting bad credit, is on her way to saving for a down payment on her first home.She says a guaranteed income pilot program has helped her single-income household get some stability, whereas living check-to-check had left... Read More.
Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced that the County is releasing a Flood Risk Reduction grant application to fund projects that mitigate harms posed by potential flooding, with a focus on projects that preserve housing, small businesses, and meet the needs of disproportionately impacted... Read More.
(HAMPTON, Va.) -- Incoming freshmen at Virginia's Hampton University will be the recipients of a large-scale school donation through the digital investing platform Stackwell Capital aimed at decreasing what research has shown is a yawning racial wealth gap.According to Federal Reserve data, white households... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After a significant loss in the courts earlier this week, the Biden administration on Friday asked the Supreme Court to weigh in on its fight to keep its student loan relief program alive.The program, which aimed to relieve between $10,000 and $20,000... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Education is no longer accepting applications for the student debt relief program as a result of Thursday night's ruling from a Texas judge."Student loan debt relief is blocked," the website for student debt relief says. "Courts have issued orders... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- With Hurricane Ian making landfall in Florida on Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D- Mass., and Rep. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., pressed the Biden administration for details about a much-delayed housing program that they said was intended to be up-and-running by this hurricane season... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- With COVID-19 funding drying up and no fresh cash infusion from Congress, the Biden administration says it will suspend its offer of free at-home rapid tests through COVID.gov.The program will be put on pause later this week."Ordering through this program will be... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- After drone sightings and even reports of a man flying in a jetpack around Los Angeles International Airport, the federal government is rolling out new tech that could better detect objects entering restricted airspace.The project, called the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- President Joe Biden fulfilled one of his campaign promises and announced a plan to cancel student loan debt for millions of Americans.The plan, announced Wednesday, forgives up to $20,000 for borrowers earning less than $125,000 a year, will either wipe out... Read More.