The defeat of a student loan bill in the Senate on Wednesday clears the way for fresh negotiations to restore lower rates, but lawmakers are racing the clock before millions of students return to campus next month to find borrowing terms twice as high as when school let out.
A pastor in a small Michigan town wrestled a bit over whether to allow his congregation to hold a fundraiser for a woman struggling with cancer. But his concerns were eased when he got a letter from a doctor, saying Sara Ylen could have as little as six months to live.
Ohio State football fans always want to defeat what they call "That school Up North."
So when a 12-year-old Buckeyes fan was diagnosed with cancer 14 months ago, he chose to name his disease "Michigan."
Scattered sprinkles, mainly before 8 a.m. Patchy fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 73. West-southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, becoming northwest 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon.