What to know about the latest payment pause extension on student loans

President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona. The Washington Post | The Washington Post | Getty Images It’s been almost three years since people with federal student loans have had to make a payment on their debt, and the Biden administration recently announced that borrowers have even more time. In March 2020, when … Read more

NFL Thanksgiving Day previews: Bills, Cowboys, Vikings in action

CNN — This Thursday, homes across the United States will be full of two things: food and football. The National Football League’s annual Thanksgiving Day triple-header returns for what is sure to be an exciting slate of showdowns. This year features the Buffalo Bills meeting the Lions for Detroit’s 83rd Thanksgiving Day game, an NFC … Read more

How some Indigenous chiefs observe Thanksgiving — or don’t

CNN — Thanksgiving is a complicated time for Taelor Barton. The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Cherokee chef is gathering with family to share a meal on the holiday, but the history of how the US has treated Native Americans hangs heavy in the air. While the conventional narrative around Thanksgiving has been one of friendship and alliance … Read more

How some Indigenous chiefs observe Thanksgiving — or don’t

CNN — Thanksgiving is a complicated time for Taelor Barton. The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Cherokee chef is gathering with family to share a meal on the holiday, but the history of how the US has treated Native Americans hangs heavy in the air. While the conventional narrative around Thanksgiving has been one of friendship and alliance … Read more

How Qatar ended up hosting the World Cup

CNN — With the World Cup now underway in Qatar, many are wondering how this moment arrived – that a tiny Gulf nation with little footballing history ended up hosting the biggest event the sport has to offer. Qatar had never previously appeared at a World Cup tournament – ​​let alone staged one – and … Read more

Anderson Lee Aldrich: What we know about the suspect in the Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub shooting

CNN — The suspect in a shooting at a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub this weekend has been identified as Anderson Lee Aldrich, who police say walked into Club Q in Colorado Springs and immediately opened fire, killing five people and injuring 25 others. Aldrich faces five counts of first-degree murder and five counts of a bias-motivated … Read more

What we know about the Club Q shooting in Colorado Springs

CNN — A 22-year-old gunman killed at least five people and injured 25 others at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, just before midnight Saturday, police said Sunday. The suspect in the shooting at Club Q was identified as Anderson Lee Aldrich, according to Colorado Springs Police Chief Adrian Vasquez. Upon entering the club, … Read more

NFL: Bills and Browns escape snowstorm in Buffalo

CNN — The Buffalo Bills (6-3) and Cleveland Browns (3-6) were supposed to square off at Highmark Stadium in Buffalo this Sunday. However, the decision was made earlier this week to play the game at Ford Field in Detroit due to a snowstorm headed for western New York. On Friday, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport … Read more

How chains like McDonald’s and mom and pops cope with inflation

Customers at a McDonald’s restaurant Scott Mlyn | CNBC As the restaurant industry battles inflation, the large size of chains and their access to cash gives them the upper hand, but independents have advantages of their own when managing higher costs. Feeling the pressure on their budgets, consumers have been cutting back on their restaurant … Read more

UVA Shooting: Suspect accused of killing 3 University of Virginia football players is denied bond as new revelations emerge

CNN — The student accused of killing three University of Virginia football players after a school field trip was denied bond Wednesday during a court hearing in Charlottesville. According to a witness, suspect Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. shot one of the players, Devin Chandler, while he was sleeping, the Albemarle County prosecutor said. Fellow UVA … Read more