Religious Freedoms are worse in China and Afghanistan
US: Religious persecution up in Afghanistan, China
Officials Evacuate Residents as Typhoon Approaches
Thousands of residents in the country's northeast are evacuated
Fierce Storms Claim Lives in Midwest
At least 13 people are dead after fierce storms that tore through the Midwest overnight.
Taliban Claims Responsibility to Bombing
The Taliban says the blast was to avenge the death of Osama bin Laden
Category: General News
Senate Is Closer On Lowering Stafford Student Loans
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lower interest rates on Stafford student loans could be a step closer with the Senate voting, possibly as early as today on a bipartisan compromise. The interest rate had doubled July 1. The compromise could be a good deal for students through the 2015 academic year, but then interest rates are expected to climb as the economy gets better.