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Looking ahead, and looking behind...

It's still recess, but congressional leaders are trickling back to Capitol Hill today - they're looking for a House-Senate compromise on health care. Maryland Democrat Chris Van Hollen says the new year's agenda is crystal clear.

Eric Niiler reports.

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Prepare For 'The End Of College': Here's What Free Higher Ed Looks Like

In his new book, Kevin Carey envisions a future in which online education programs solve two of colleges' biggest problems: costs and admissions.
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From War To Plow: Why USDA Wants Veterans To Take Up Farming

Sara Creech's nursing career fell apart after she returned from Iraq with PTSD. She found purpose - and a new path - on the farm. Now, the USDA is giving veterans like her more financial support.
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House Votes To Fund DHS Until Sept. 30 — Without Immigration Curbs

The vote is a victory for President Obama as Republicans had wanted to strip funding for the president's executive actions on immigration from the bill.
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Prepare For 'The End Of College': Here's What Free Higher Ed Looks Like

In his new book, Kevin Carey envisions a future in which online education programs solve two of colleges' biggest problems: costs and admissions.

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