Because of redistricting and population trends, some African-American politicians may lose their seats to Latino challengers this year. This could lead to increased friction between the groups, so positive leadership will be necessary to limit this risk.
This Saturday, March 10, is National Passport Day.
You can walk into a nearby post office and apply for one on the spot. You don’t need an appointment.
So if you’ve ever wanted to travel abroad, or if your passport has expired, now is the time to do something about it.
Aside from the usual benefits of seeing some sights and getting some rest and relaxation, traveling abroad offers you a window on the way other countries view the United States.
Student loans now total $833 billion, surpassing credit card debt for the first time in history. The average student owes $24,000 and about 14 percent of students default within three years of graduating, according to the Project on Student Debt.