Sofía Rosenberg

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Student loan loads block home, car purchases

Should college students get a re-do on their student loan debt? Maybe be offered a way to refinance high-price private college debt to a lower rate? What about some options for cleaning up a credit history after running into trouble with college debt?<p>The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau …

Pulitzer Prizes Awarded

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The winners of this year's Pulitzer Prizes were announced this afternoon, in all 21 categories, …

High court signals skepticism on patenting genes

In a Supreme Court test of whether a company can be granted a patent on the genes in the human body, a majority of the justices indicated during Monday's oral arguments that the court is likely to rule that a human gene can’t be patented.<p>It would be one thing, several of the justices said during …

Explosions at Boston Marathon Kill 3 — Now, a 'Potential Terrorist Investigation'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The FBI has taken over "a potential terrorist investigation," FBI special agent in charge Richard …

Health care costs for older inmates skyrocket

States face a potential fiscal time bomb as their prison populations steadily grow older.<p>ASBURY PARK, N.J. -- Convicted of three counts of robbery when he was still a young man, Steven Thomas has been in prison since December 1982. Now 62, frail and suffering from a relapse of Hepatitis C, he's one …

In South Sudan, Striving to Keep Girls in School

Two young women are working in communities in South Sudan, Uganda, and Rwanda to better locals’ lives. Rebecca Rattner tells their stories.<p>On her …

If You Think China's Air Is Bad, You Should See The Water

REUTERS/China Daily The unhealthy smog that settled over Beijing earlier this year, capturing international media attention, is not the only visible sign of China's rapid economic growth and the resulting environmental hazards.<p>Countless rivers and lakes have also been contaminated by nearby …

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After Delhi Gang Rape, 35 Percent Fewer Females Visit India

India’s latest tourism ad features a female exploring the subcontinent on a solo expedition, but you’d be hard-pressed to find many foreign women …

Pakistan's Ambitious Program To Re-Educate Militants

A Pakistani army officer named Col. Zeshan is giving a tour of a jihadi rehabilitation center secreted in the hills of northwest Pakistan's Swat Valley.<p>"This place was also captured by the Taliban," he says, walking me around the heavily guarded complex. "The army took over this place from them ... …

Albert Einstein Reads ‘The Common Language of Science’ (1941)

Here's an extraordinary recording of Albert Einstein from the fall of 1941, reading a full-length essay in English:<p>The essay is called "The Common …