Student loan announcement to come in ‘next week or so,’ Education secretary says ahead of deadline

Student loan announcement to come in ‘next week or so,’ Education secretary says ahead of deadline

This post was originally published on this siteUS Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said Sunday that Americans can expect a decision from the Biden administration on student loans in the “next week or so” as a pause on federal student loan payments is set to expire on August 31.

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Media To Ask Judge To Release Trump Search Warrant Affidavit

Media To Ask Judge To Release Trump Search Warrant Affidavit

This post was originally published on this site“The matter is one of utmost public interest, involving the actions of current and former government officials,” wrote an attorney some of the media companies.

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A tale of two states: Kansas, Indiana and the abortion wars to come

A tale of two states: Kansas, Indiana and the abortion wars to come

This post was originally published on this site WASHINGTON, D.C. — In this new post-Roe v. Wade era, the United States is quickly being transformed into divided islands, at least when it comes to accessing abortion services. Last week, Kansas and Indiana gave us a taste of what’s to come:...

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US cuts water supply for some states, Mexico as drought bites

US cuts water supply for some states, Mexico as drought bites

This post was originally published on this site Water supplies to some US states and Mexico will be cut to avoid “catastrophic collapse” of the Colorado River, Washington officials said Tuesday, as a historic drought bites. More than two decades of well below average rainfall have left the river —...

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Democrats Are Celebrating a Climate Win. But Fewer Americans Say They Care About Climate Change Than Just Three Years Ago.

Democrats Are Celebrating a Climate Win. But Fewer Americans Say They Care About Climate Change Than Just Three Years Ago.

This post was originally published on this site As Democrats take a victory lap after passing a bill that spends nearly $400 billion on green energy initiatives, Americans say they are less concerned about climate change than they were three years ago. Only 35 percent of adults are “extremely or...

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California plans to boost water supply as drought bites

California plans to boost water supply as drought bites

This post was originally published on this site More than two decades of devastating drought worsened by man-made climate change mean California must harvest, recycle and desalinate much more water, the state’s governor said Thursday. Unveiling an “aggressive” new strategy to combat a dwindling water supply, Gavin Newsom said he...

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Climate Bill Alone Won’t Halve US Emissions by 2030

Climate Bill Alone Won’t Halve US Emissions by 2030

This post was originally published on this siteThe cheap cost of clean energy enables the country to make great strides. Further steps will be more expensive.

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Clock is ticking for Biden to make key decisions on student loans

Clock is ticking for Biden to make key decisions on student loans

This post was originally published on this siteWith less than three weeks to go until the federal student loan repayment pause expires, millions of borrowers are still in the dark about whether President Joe Biden will extend the current payment moratorium or possibly forgive any of their debts.

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Monkeypox is now a national public health emergency in the US – an epidemiologist explains what this means

Monkeypox is now a national public health emergency in the US – an epidemiologist explains what this means

This post was originally published on this site After news broke that the U.S. declared monkeypox to be a public health emergency, friends and family started asking me, an infectious disease epidemiologist, if monkeypox is about to begin causing widespread death and chaos. I assured them that the Aug. 4,...

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‘We Are Not Doing Fear’: Ron DeSantis Blasts States Declaring Monkeypox Emergencies

‘We Are Not Doing Fear’: Ron DeSantis Blasts States Declaring Monkeypox Emergencies

This post was originally published on this site“I’m so sick of politicians — and we saw this with COVID — trying to sow fear into the population,” the Florida Republican said.

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