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Bing corporate vice president Gurdeep Singh Pall speaks at a Microsoft event in San Francisco, June 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine. The program, launched in a pilot […]

04/23/2014

FILE - In this May 20, 2013 file photo, graduates pose for photographs during commencement at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

Job market for college grads better but still weak

WASHINGTON (AP) — With college commencement ceremonies nearing, the government is offering a modest dose of good news for graduating seniors: The job market is brightening for new grads — a bit. But finding work […]

04/22/2014

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

High court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice’s impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial […]

04/22/2014

Student loans

Grieving borrowers told to repay student loan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some student loan borrowers who had a parent or grandparent co-sign the note are finding that they must immediately pay the loan in full if the relative dies. The Consumer Financial Protect […]

04/21/2014

California students admitted to UC by race

The University of California has for the first time admitted more Latino students from California as freshmen than white students. Here is a look at the number of in-state students accepted for fall 2014 admission […]

04/18/2014