The National Security Archive in Washington has filed a FOIA request. They are seeking declassified information on music used in interrogation practices. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Thomas Blanton, with the National Security Archive.
As the U.S. military continues its operation in Afghanistan, The Takeaway checks in with Brigadier-General Eric Tremblay and Retired Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl to discuss progress, casualties, and to provide an update on security Afghanistan.
Elizabeth Warren, Chairwoman of the Congressional Oversight Panel, has spent her career advocating for the American consumer. The Takeaway talks with Warren about her hopes for the new consumer protection agency.
Many low-income neighborhoods in the United States lack access to fresh and affordable fruits and vegetables. In New York City, a number of programs are working to close the food gap by bringing healthy foods close to home. On Living on Earth.
Congress and the big three automakers are waiting to see if and when the White House will step in with a helping hand for the industry. Congress blocked an emergency loan package, and now the White House says it may bail out the industry temporarily.
Elizabeth Warren has long stood against the role of big money in politics. While she is often vocal about this cause, her campaign treasurer, ‘Personal PAC man’ Paul Egerman, has deep ties to liberal megadonors.
US President Donald Trump has overruled Congress in a decision to re-arm Saudi Arabia and the UAE. What may be intended as a warning to Iran could undermine efforts to halt civilian casualties in the Yemen war.
Think tanks with nonprofit status aren't required to say much of anything when it comes to the source of their funding — whether it be billionaires or foreign governments. That can become a problem when such organizations significantly influence foreign policy — such as the Iran nuclear deal — without disclosing to whom they are financially beholden.
Guatemala faces pressure from Washington to stop its citizens from migrating north to the US. But complying with American demands may be nearly impossible for a country where so many people rely on US remittances.
Troops, tanks and a flypast will give a military flavor to this year's Independence Day celebration in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump is re-branding the day as a "Salute to America." The shift is controversial but not unprecedented.