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A look inside the legal battle to stop Biden's student loan relief

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After Frankie Cook's car accident on a wet road outside Rome, Ga., her father, Russell (right), got a lawyer's letter saying they owed a hospital emergency room more than $17,000 for scans and an exam to see if she had a concussion. Audra Melton for KHN hide caption

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They were turned away from urgent care. The reason? Their car insurance

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A screen on the trading floor displays the Dow Jones Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange in September. Stocks have kept falling since then and hit their low for the year on Friday. Andrew Kelly/Reuters hide caption

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Stocks and bonds both get clobbered this time. Here's what's behind the double whammy

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Senior citizens talk about the adjustments they're making as cost of living rises

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How Americans' investment accounts are being pulled into culture wars

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Bennett Markow looks to his big brother, Eli (right), during a family visit at UC Davis Children's Hospital in Sacramento. Bennett was born four months early, in November 2020. Crissa Markow hide caption

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The heartbreak and cost of losing a baby in America

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The fake market in crypto

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Family Dollar says it is recalling six Colgate products sold at stores across 11 different states because of the products being stored outside of recommended temperature requirements. Here, a Family Dollar store is seen on July 28, 2014 in Hollywood, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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A new bill could save retailers from paying a fee when customers use credit cards

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U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona spoke to NPR during the Pittsburgh stop of his back-to-school bus tour. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images hide caption

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Education Secretary Cardona takes NPR's questions about Biden's student loan plan

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Margaret Davis (left) and Delisa Williams (right) became acquainted when they moved into the Salvation Army Center of Hope shelter, just outside Charlotte, N.C. Both women receive federal benefits, but the monthly amounts aren't high enough for them to be able to rent an apartment. Logan Cyrus for KHN hide caption

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Professionals beware: That new LinkedIn connection request may be part of a scam

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Screening mammograms, like this one in Chicago in 2012, are among a number of preventive health services the Affordable Care Act has required health plans to cover at no charge to patients. But that could change, if the Sept. 7 ruling by a federal district judge in Texas is upheld on appeal. Heather Charles/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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Republican politicians claim big financial firms are using environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing to try to bankrupt the fossil fuel industry and to advance other purported liberal objectives they couldn't achieve at the ballot box. MARK FELIX/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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