Durbin: For-Profit Colleges Rob Deserving Veterans

During a press conference Wednesday announcing the transfer of the privately-owned domain name GIBill.com to Veterans Administration ownership, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) decried the financial exploitation of veterans occurring at the expense of America’s veterans at for-profit colleges.

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‘Carbon Pricing’ Emerges As UN Climate Summit Darling

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The market-based mechanism received the endorsement of the U.N. Secretary-General and World Bank president at Tuesday’s gathering in New York.

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – September 24, 2014

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Barack Obama addresses the U.N. General Assembly, Bill de Blasio address the U.K.’s Labour Party and India drops a satellite into orbit around Mars.

Interview: Former HHS Secretary Donna Shalala At The Clinton Global Initiative’s 10th Annual Meeting

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The former HHS Secretary spoke is retiring, and spoke briefly about her plans…

LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – September 23, 2014

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135 world leaders attend a United Nations climate summit. We survey some of the concrete commitments put on the table.

Jim Webb: “I Am Seriously Looking At The Possibility Of Running For President”

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The former Virginia Senator spoke at the National Press Club on Tuesday.

Interview: Sharing The Sun With WakaWaka And The Clinton Global Initiative

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TRNS Chief Ellen Ratner interviewed WakaWaka’s CEO Maurits Groen, who attended the Clinton Global Initiative’s 10th Annual Meeting in New York.