Christine Martinez Aragoncillo

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Education Department Investigation Clears Student Loan Companies, Sources Say

In May, Education Secretary Arne Duncan ordered his investigators to conduct a "thorough review" of the nation's four largest student loan servicers, following allegations that the companies may have cheated active duty troops out of millions of dollars by overcharging them on their federal student …

UN condemns Israeli settlement expansion

UN political chief tells Security Council that Israeli plans to build new homes in Jerusalem could ignite more violence.<p>A UN official has warned that Israel's plans for further settlements in East Jerusalem could ignite more violence and threaten the viability of the future Palestinian state.<p>UN …

FBI cracks down on 'cracking cards'

On his recent release of "Fast Life," rising Chicago rapper Bandman Kevo brags about having it all — the girls, the guns, luxury cars, snazzy clothes and, of course, stacks of cold, hard cash.<p>But Kevo, whose real name is Kevin Ford, didn't get there through his music alone, according to federal …

World turning blind eye to chaos in Libya, Amnesty charges

Human rights violations including killing and torture committed by former western allies as they turn on each other in new civil war<p>The full chaos engulfing <b>Libya</b> since the fall of Col Gaddafi is exposed by a new Amnesty International report which accuses the world of “turning a blind eye” to …

Penguins offer U.S. a lesson in addressing climate change

It may seem unlikely, but penguins offer a crucial lesson for the United States' national security.<p>On the western Antarctic Peninsula, climate change is wreaking havoc on stocks of krill, tiny crustaceans that penguins eat. Adelie penguins are in decline in the region because they have not changed …

Prosecutors from across U.S. discuss correcting their own mistakes

A day after judges vacated wrongful murder convictions in Brooklyn and Dallas, top local prosecutors from across the country took part Wednesday in a Chicago conference on what role prosecutors should play in uncovering and correcting their own mistakes.<p>It would have been difficult a few years ago …

The Capabilities of the Afghan Military Are Suddenly a Secret

For years, American taxpayers have been able to chart how well the Afghanistan security forces they’re funding are faring, because “capability …