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Student loan servicer Navient hit with three government lawsuits in one day

By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel<p>, Reporter<p>Navient, one of the largest student loan management companies in the country, misallocated payments, steered people into costly plans, supplied the wrong information and ignored borrowers’ pleas for help, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Consumer …

D.C. United offers another homegrown contract, but …

By Steven Goff<p>, Reporter<p>D.C. United has offered a homegrown contract to University of Maryland attacker Eryk Williamson, but it’s unclear whether he will accept it or return to College Park for his junior season.<p>The Alexandria, Va., native is in the Los Angeles area with the U.S. under-20 national …

Los Angeles

10 Cars That Were Massively Improved by a Redesign

The goal of redesigning a car is to make something better than what came before. That's fairly obvious. But in some cases, a simple generation-to-generation change can take an already decent car and make it truly great. Here are ten of our favorites.<p>The goal of redesigning a car is to make …

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26 years ago, Carl Sagan gave us an incredible perspective on our planet

As NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft was about to leave our Solar System in 1989, Sagan, who was a member of the mission's imaging team, pleaded with officials to turn the camera around to take one last look back at Earth before the spaceship left our solar system.<p>The resulting image, with the Earth as a …

Space

Gravity Wave Black Hole Merger Might Coincide With Gamma Ray Burst

On September 14, 2015 at 09:50:45 UTC advanced LIGO observed GW150914, a chirp of gravitational waves caused by the merging of two stellar-mass black holes. Just 0.4 seconds later, the Fermi gamma ray telescope observed a faint burst of gamma rays lasting about a second. While there is a small …

Black Holes

Bill Gates made some bold predictions for the internet 20 years ago — here's what he got right

At the time, only about 1% of the world was online, connection speeds were painfully slow, and there were relatively few websites to choose from.<p>The big modern web staples like YouTube and Facebook didn't exist, and media organizations (like this one) built to serve only digital consumers were …

Bill Gates

Moldova's Drama on the Dniester

Half the size of Scotland, tucked between Romania and Ukraine, Moldova is the least-visited and poorest country on the European continent. Life …

Russia

Airbus's new planes fight jetlag with special features

The new line of A350 XWB jets cost Airbus a $15 billion investment, and the planes are already headed to the skies as part of Qatar Airways' international fleet.<p>The effects of jet lag are exacerbated when the body's natural sleep-wake cycle doesn't match up with the sunrise and sunset hours of your …

Jet Lag

People are very upset that Coldplay is playing the Super Bowl halftime show

But some folks have recognized that while, yes, there's a lot of outrage, they're still excited for Coldplay's performance:<p>The band's latest album "A Head Full of Dreams," which will be released December 4, features collaborations with artists including Beyoncé, Noel Gallagher, and Tove Lo, so …

Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Google to websites: Be mobile-friendly or get buried in search results

Google is introducing a new algorithm that affects how mobile search results appear — a significant change that will take anywhere from several days …