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Zora Ball, Youngest Person To Develop Mobile Game App

 – At 7 years old, Zora Ball has become the youngest person to create a mobile video game.

The app was unveiled at the FATE Bootstrap Expo, held at the University of Pennsylvania last month.

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Universities Sue Students Over Defaulted Perkins Loans

Several major universities are taking former students to court in an attempt to collect on past-due bills under the Perkins student loan program.

George Washington University, Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania have all filed lawsuits against students who defaulted on their Perkins loan repayments, Bloomberg reports.

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The incarceration nation

The United States incarcerates a greater percentage of our population than any other nation – nearly 2.4 million Americans are behind bars, at a cost to taxpayers of more than $63 billion a year. Correspondent Martha Teichner looks into how that bleak statistic came about, and at efforts being made to change this.