Seattle, Washington (NAPSI) - From tuition to room and board to books and supplies, college costs can be quite intimidating for both students and parents.

Tempe, Arizona (NAPSI) - It pays to go to college: According to the College Board, people with only a high school diploma are about twice as likely to be unemployed as those with a four-year college degree and earn an average of $22,000 less per year. The question, however, is how to pay for it. Steve Olszewski, senior vice president of Discover Student Loans, shares six tips:

Tempe, Arizona (NAPSI) - After serving their country, many veterans are returning home to another kind of battle: the struggle to find a job in a recovering economy.

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - Calling all Korean War Veterans. Mark your calendars and make plans to join Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and the Defense Department’s Korean War Commemoration Committee for a special program commemorating the 59th anniversary of the signing of the Korean War Armistice.

 Washington, DC - Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva, a member of the House Natural Resources Committee and the ranking member of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands, sent a letter to Interior Department Acting Inspector General Mary Kendall this week requesting an investigation of potentially improper third party payments to DOI science official Indur Goklany.