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Retirees' Social Security checks garnished for student loans

Joshua Cohen works with troubled student loan borrowers.

Michael Brown's father calls for calm Monday, the day his son is laid to rest

Michael Brown will be laid to rest Monday, and his father says he just wants one thing: peace.

John Sperling, founder of the University of Phoenix, dies

The founder of the University of Phoenix, Dr. John G. Sperling, has died, according to a statement posted on the Apollo Education Group's website. He was 93.

UT Mom outraged: student served lunch from trash can

Pleasant Grove, UT (KSTU) -- A mother in Pleasant Grove is furious with staff at the city's junior high school after she said they fed her daughter lunch out of a trash can.

How to get paid for something you may already be doing

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If you've ever searched online (so, pretty much everyone) this applies to you. A London-based startup called Qmee will pay you to click on links that surface in search queries.

TX charter buses flocking to CO for recreational high

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Tourists from around the world are going to Colorado to get stoned legally.

'Secret App' no longer keep secrets

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Secret is supposed to be the anonymous social network. But until this week, Secret allowed your friends to trace every one of your posts back to you.

E-readers bring hope to Africa schools

KIBERA, Kenya (CNN) -- Heaps of trash pile up for miles in Kibera, a district of Nairobi that houses nearly 1 million people and is one of the poorest slums in the world.

Hackers new victim: 24 states, UPS stores data breached

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- United Parcel Service has discovered a computer breach at 51 stores, making Big Brown the latest retailer to lose customer data.

Sprint undercuts T-Mobile by $20 a month

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The price war is on in the U.S. wireless industry.