On today’s NOTICE News Daily: The Supreme Court just heard arguments in a major case about student loans that affects some 40 million people. Plus: why members of the popular boy band BTS are enlisting in the army.
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Top Story: The Supreme Court Weighs Cancelling Student Loan Debt
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled skepticism over the legality of President Joe Biden’s plan to cancel $430 billion in student debt for about 40 million borrowers, with the fate of his policy that fulfilled a campaign promise hanging in the balance. >> Full story
- Cheat Sheet: Student Loan Debt Relief Explained – Download PDF
- “The Biden-Harris Administration’s Student Debt Relief Plan Explained” (The U.S. Department of Education)
- Average Cost of College & Tuition Fact Sheet from the Education Data Initiative
- Total Student Loan Debt Fact Sheet from the Education Data Initiative
- “Canceling Student Debt Isn’t Free. Here’s Who Pays For It” (Forbes)
- Go Deeper: Deep dive on the current case before the U.S. Supreme Court from SCOTUS Blog
In Other News…
- A Greek passenger train collided head-on with a cargo train late on Tuesday, throwing entire carriages off the tracks and killing at least 36 people in the country’s deadliest rail crash in living memory. Officials said the death toll was expected to rise further and a station master was arrested as investigators tried to understand why the two trains had been on the same track. >> Full story
- Kobe Bryant’s Family Awarded Nearly $29M in Photos Case after allegations that the officers involved shared gruesome photos of the tragic death of him and his daughter. >> Full story
- TikTok Rolls Out Screen Time Limits, Other Parental Controls: >> Read TikTok’s Official Release
Should the Moon Have its Own Time Zone?
BTS hasn’t been in the public eye lately – but they’re not breaking up. All six members of the wildly popular South Korean boy band are enlisting in the military, following South Korean law that states all able-bodied men must serve in the military for 18 months. One member just began his service this week. >> Full story from NBC News