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UVA frat sues Rolling Stone over bogus rape story

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Three members of a University of Virginia fraternity sued Rolling Stone magazine Wednesday for a discredited story accusing frat members of gang raping a woman.

The suit also names the magazine's publisher, Wenner Media, and the reporter, Sabrina Erde...

Obama to offer Pell grants to prisoners

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It's Prison Reform 101. The Obama administration will soon give some inmates the chance to take college courses on the government's dime.

Mailman's plea for books gets worldwide response

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A postal carrier has delivered more than the mail to a Sandy, Utah boy, collecting shelves full of books for the child to read as his story has unexpectedly spread around the world.

Spelman ends Cosby professorship

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Spelman College, a historically black women's school in Atlanta, has officially terminated a professorship endowed by actor Bill Cosby and his wife Camille.

Discover to pay $16M back to student loan borrowers

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Discover made it even more difficult for thousands of student borrowers to pay back their loans by misleading them on their statements, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wednesday.

Radio show guest says she blew college fund

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A guest on an Atlanta radio show who would only give her name as Kim admitted to spending her $90,000 college fund with one year of schooling left to go, Yahoo! Finance reported.

Spending on college soars 16%, study finds

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For the first time in five years, parents opened their wallets wider to spend more on college this year.

On average, families spent $24,164 for college in the 2014-2015 academic year, according to the annual How America Pays for College report from Sa...

100-year-old woman learns how to write her name

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It's never too late to learn, at least for this Chinese great grandmother.

Chinese seek U.S. college places at any price

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Jessica Zhang, a 21-year-old Chinese student from Jiangsu Province, says her English wasn't strong enough to fill in her U.S. college admission form.

So her parents paid three consultants $4,500 to fill out the application, write her personal essay an...

Landmark College in Vermont is nation's most expensive

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The most expensive colleges in the nation are charging close to $50,000 a year in tuition and fees alone. That doesn't even include the cost of room and board.

Topping the list is Landmark College, a small private school in Vermont specializing in te...

School shootings are 'contagious,' study finds

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Mass killings and school shootings spread "contagiously," a new study found, where one killing or shooting increases the chances that others will occur within about two weeks.

White House begins its crackdown on colleges

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The Obama administration is cracking the whip on for-profit colleges.

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