Texas Supreme Court clears way for state board of education to… – The Texas Tribune | NutSocia

Sign up for The Brief, the Texas Tribune’s daily newsletter that keeps readers up-to-date with the most important news from Texas. The Texas Supreme Court on Friday cleared the way for the state to potentially take control of the Houston Independent School District, which state education officials said has been plagued by mismanagement and low … Read more

Feds propose ‘safety net for student loans’ alongside forgiveness – US News & World Report | NutSocia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is moving forward with a proposal that would lower student debt payments for millions of Americans now and in the future and provide a new way to pay off federal loans on far more generous terms. President Joe Biden announced the repayment plan in August but was overshadowed by … Read more

Suspect in Idaho murders agrees to extradition to face charges – US News & World Report | NutSocia

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) – A criminology student accused of murdering four University of Idaho students in November agreed Tuesday to be extradited from Pennsylvania, where he was arrested last week to face arraignment in Idaho. Bryan Kohberger, a 28-year-old graduate student at Washington State University — a short drive across the state line from the … Read more

Biden Called Gay Marriage ‘Inevitable’ and Soon It Will Be Law – US News & World Report | NutSocia

WASHINGTON (AP) — A decade ago, then-Vice President Joe Biden shocked the political world and forestalled his boss by suddenly declaring his support for gay marriage — one of the most contentious issues in the country — on national television. But not everyone was surprised. A small group had attended a private fundraiser with Biden … Read more