Van Hollen: Democrats Want To End Subsidies For Big Oil

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) says Democrats will continue to fight to end oil subsidies for the Big Five.

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● Gitmo videos stay under wraps>

● Welfare costs remained steady in 2012

● Profiteering at a national shrine

● Data encryption device ready for market

● Betting on Ebola drug

● New York Republicans attack pay-to-play rule

Pentagon Responds To Putin’s Claim That Russia Could Take Kiev In Weeks

TRNS sat down with Pentagon Spokesman Col. Steve Warren to assess Putin’s claim that Russia is capable of taking Ukraine within weeks

LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – September 2, 2014

The World in 2:00

A UN warning on Ebola, the Islamic State claims to have killed another American journalist, and a 41-year-old Italian is the EU’s next foreign policy chief.

Royce “Disgusted” By Alleged ISIS Execution

Ed Royce

“I am disgusted by what appears to be another horrendous killing of an American journalist at the hands of ISIS,” Royce said in a statement. “My thoughts and prayers are with Steven Sotloff’s family.”

CDC Head Predicts Ebola Epidemic “Likely To Get Worse”

“Everything I’ve seen suggests that over the next few weeks, it’s likely to get worse,” Frieden said.

Pentagon: U.S. Military Forces Conducted Operation In Somalia

On Monday, U.S. forces conducted a military operation in Somalia, however provided no further details than the announcement