Navient agrees to $1.7 billion student loan settlement

Navient agrees to $1.7 billion student loan settlement

(NEW YORK) -- Navient, one of the nation's largest student loan services, agreed Thursday to pay nearly $2 billion to settle claims by 38 states and the District of Columbia it deceived thousands of borrows into costly, long-term, forbearance plans that caused students to pay more than they should have.…
Plaintiff in historic same-sex marriage lawsuit found dead

Plaintiff in historic same-sex marriage lawsuit found dead

(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Police are looking for clues into the murder of a prominent figure in Florida's LGTBQ community. Jorge Diaz-Johnston was found dead in a Jackson County Landfill over the weekend, the Tallahassee Police Department announced Wednesday evening. Diaz-Johnston, 54, was reported missing on Jan. 3 near his workplace…
COVID-19 live updates: 91% less risk of death with omicron: Study

COVID-19 live updates: 91% less risk of death with omicron: Study

(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 842,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 62.6% of the population in the United States…
1 injured in Navy helicopter hard landing in Virginia

1 injured in Navy helicopter hard landing in Virginia

(SMITHFIELD, Va.) -- A Navy Seahawk helicopter was forced to make a hard landing near Smithfield, Virginia, on Wednesday, and one of the three crew members aboard sustained minor injuries, according to the Navy. The Navy had previously said all three personnel suffered non-life-threatening injuries. "We can confirm that a…