America Breaking News: Senate Panel OKs Samantha Power as U.N. Ambassador

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee overwhelmingly approved Samantha Power, President Barack Obama's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, clearing the way for a vote in the full 100-member Senate. Amanda Bynes has been hospitalized for a mental health evaluation after a witness said he spotted flames on her pant legs from a small gasoline fire in the driveway of a California home. According to a report from loan giant Sallie Mae, college costs are driving decisions about which schools to attend, what to study and even where to live. Parents no longer foot the largest portion of the bill, according to the lender's annual survey. That role goes to grants and scholarships, with student loans coming in third.

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