FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes as U.S. cracks down on nicotine products

The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it will ban the sale of Juul e-cigarettes in the US The decision is part of the agency’s broader review of the vaping industry following years of pressure from politicians and public health groups to regulate the segment as strictly as other tobacco products after vaping became … Read more

Education Department to cancel 200,000 student loan borrowers’ debt

US Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona The Washington Post | The Washington Post | Getty Images The US Department of Education has agreed to cancel the student loans of around 200,000 people who brought a class action lawsuit against the government, claiming they were stuck with federal debts from schools that were found to have … Read more

Supreme Court OKs use of public money for religious education

A view of the backside of the US Supreme Court on June 6, 2022 in Washington, DC. According to media reports, Drew Angerer | Getty Images The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that state programs providing money for public school tuition cannot exclude schools that offer religious instruction. The 6-3 decision relaxed longstanding restrictions on using … Read more

Parents who raise compassionate, self-aware kids do 4 things when talking about race: Parenting expert

Many parents do not realize that kids recognize race at a very young age. In fact, research shows that at six months, they notice racial differences; preschoolers demonstrate “in-group” bias when picking playmates; and by grade school, children recognize the inequity of power in skin color. Raising children who are aware of social justice issues … Read more

The student loan waiver will expire soon. Employers should seize the chance to attract millennial talent

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Biden decision on student loan forgiveness is months away, report says

President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House on June 2, 2022. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Biden administration is unlikely to announce a decision on student loan forgiveness until later this summer, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. The more than 40 million Americans saddled with … Read more

Here’s why the NAACP keeps talking about student loan forgiveness

NAACP President Derrick Johnson Courtesy: NAACP At the end of May, word circulated that the Biden administration was leaning toward a student loan forgiveness plan of $ 10,000 per borrower. Officials at the NAACP were livid. The association’s president and CEO, Derrick Johnson, said in a statement soon after the news broke that $ 10,000 … Read more

CNBC readers react to chance of $10,000 in student loan forgiveness

The White House, Washington, DC Joe Daniel Price | Moment | Getty Images Tens of millions of Americans are waiting anxiously for word from the Biden administration on what it plans to do on broad-based student loan forgiveness. Most recently, the White House was reported to be leaning toward a cancellation plan of $ 10,000 … Read more

These are the 10 best cities in the U.S. for recent college graduates

If you’re one of the many recent college graduates looking for a new place to set down roots, and you have a soft spot for lakes or mountains, you could be in luck. According to rental listing site Zumper.com’s recently published ranking of the best US cities for recent college graduates to move to, Minneapolis … Read more

48% of families can’t afford enough food without child tax credit

lisegagne | E + | Getty Images Without the child tax credit, Stormy Johnson has been skipping her own meals so her kids can eat. Johnson, 45, works as a student support specialist at Preston County Schools in Kingwood, West Virginia. Before the monthly enhanced child tax credit payments lapsed in December, she received an … Read more