Students Get $3.9B in Debt Cancellation

Students who used federal loans to attend ITT Technical Institute as far back as 2005 will automatically get that debt canceled after authorities found “widespread and pervasive misrepresentations” at the defunct for-profit college chain, the Biden administration announced Tuesday. The action will cancel $3.9 billion in federal student debt for […]

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What Does ‘Splooting’ Mean?

What does ‘splooting’ mean? And why are New York’s squirrels doing it? Those taking a stroll through New York City’s parks may be stopped in their tracks this summer by a squirrel sprawled out, face down, limbs outstretched and lying still. Don’t be alarmed, says New York City’s Department of […]

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Episode of ‘Sesame Street’ Allegedly Removed for Being Too Scary

An episode of “Sesame Street,” allegedly removed from syndication for being too frightening for children, has been posted to social media sites like YouTube and Reddit. The episode stars Margaret Hamilton, who revives her role as the Wicked Witch of the West from “The Wizard of Oz.” The plot also […]

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Russians Line Up for McDonald’s as It Leaves

Long lines are forming outside of McDonald’s restaurants in Russia ahead of the company’s nationwide exit, mirroring a time when eager consumers first gathered for the fast-food chain’s arrival in Moscow over 30 years ago. McDonald’s announced this week that it will sell its 850 restaurants in Russia due to […]

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Overstaying in China, Penalty, Punishment, Fine, How to Solve

Overstaying, also called illegal residence, means that one remains in a country after his/her visa or residence permit has expired. If an alien’s total length of stay in China exceeds the appointed time on the visa, it will be deemed to have overstayed the visa. For instance, if a foreigner […]

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