Georgia Public Broadcasting's Susanna Capelouto surveys the scene and the potential for making history and joins us from outside the polls. She also explains why turnout is expected to be as low as 30% today.
Last week, we looked at how some banks were canceling consumer credit cards without warning and how consumers could avoid it by using their cards more. That discussion sparked a debate about whether people can get by without credit cards at all.
It's no secret that many low-income American families than are facing foreclosure. But there's a new problem that is making it even tougher for those families to navigate housing court: a shortage of free legal aid attorneys to represent them.
President Obama gave each leader at the G-20 summit a present. Each got a glass tree. For today's Geo Quiz, we ask where the artist made them. The answer? Atlanta, Georgia. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Peter Post, director of the Emily Post Institute.
To slow the spread of HIV, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may begin recommending circumcisions for all infant boys. The Takeaway is joined by Dana Goldstein of The American Prospect and Roy Gulick of New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
A Centers for Disease Control advisory panel recommended that pregnant women get top priority for the forthcoming H1N1 vaccine. The Takeaway turns to epidemiologist Richard Wenzel, Leila Laniado, a pregnant Atlanta resident, and OB/GYN Laura Riley.
The Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity is holding hearings in light of Atlanta's move to demolish its public housing. Renee Glover of Atlanta's Housing Authority and California's Democratic Representative Maxine Waters join The Takeaway.
As the Occupy Wall Street protests wear on around the country, local governments in Oakland, San Francisco, New York, Atlanta, Boston and other places are taking differing approaches to the demonstrations.
Many conservatives are taking signs of tension and disorganization as indication that the Occupyn Wall Street movements are coming to a close. But for many liberals, this is just a reorganization of the beginning.
New data from the 2010 U.S. Census shows that America's Blacks are leaving the cities in northern areas and moving back to the Sun Belt, often to cities their parents and grandparents fled decades ago. Plus, more minorities are moving into suburbs, desegregating historically white areas.