WHY IT MATTERS: Student Debt

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: More Americans are getting buried by student debt — causing delays in home ownership, limiting how much people can save and leaving taxpayers at risk as many loans go unpaid. The statistics look daunting.

  • Written by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

Poll: Support for Black Lives Matter grows among white youth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Support for the Black Lives Matter movement has increased among young white adults, according to a poll that suggests a majority of white, black, Asian and Hispanic young adults now support the movement calling for accountability for police in the deaths of African-Americans.

  • Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press

Hermine expected to weaken as it lingers offshore

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Hermine is expected to begin weakening as it churns hundreds of miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean, but forecasters warn it could continue to impact areas from New York to southern New England with pounding waves, coastal flooding and beach erosion before it moves out to sea.

  • Written by AMY ANTHONY, Associated Press

Southeast Asian summit opens, overshadowed by Duterte flap

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — A summit of Southeast Asian leaders to discuss issues ranging from terrorism to South China Sea tensions opened Tuesday, overshadowed by the Philippine president's intemperate comments in his debut appearance at the annual meeting. The insult was made more egregious because of who the target was — President Barack Obama.

  • Written by VIJAY JOSHI, Associated Press JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press