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Obama calls for extension of low interest rates for student loans, United Methodists discuss homosexuality, and stocks rose Tuesday despite drop in consumer confidence.
Obama makes an election-year call to extend low interest rates on federally subsidized student loans, but how will America pay for it? And United Methodists, who opened their general conference yesterday, have a major fight on their hands over how they treat questions relating to homosexuality. In business news, stocks rose on Tuesday despite a drop in consumer confidence, while NASDAQ continued its week-long decline.