Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee in 1963,
(Associated Press)
June 12, 2014

Actress Ruby Dee Dies At 91

Ruby Dee, an actress and civil rights activist who built a career on stage and screen at a time when African-Americans had few such opportunities, has died at age 91.


"Who does Washington work for?" asked Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., after her bill that would let people refinance student debt was shot down Wednesday.
(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
June 11, 2014

Bill To Allow Refinancing Of Student Loans Dies In Senate

A bill that would have let millions of people refinance their student loans at a lower interest rate has failed in the Senate, after Republicans objected that it included a tax on the wealthy to pay for it.


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