For the second time in two days, President Donald Trump was asked by reporters about rising anti-Semitism in America. And each time, he declined to offer a straight and clear condemnation of anti-Jewish bigotry.
The Women's March on Washington has a predicted headcount of over 200,000 people — set to be the largest US presidential inauguration demonstration in history. But the rallying cry that "women’s rights are human rights" won’t just be heard on the streets of the nation’s capital this weekend.
In what might be a first, Israeli settler leaders will be attending the inauguration of Donald Trump on Friday. And these settlers see hopeful signs for big changes in US policy toward Israel and the Palestinians.
A woman who carries a mattress around Columbia University to protest sex assaults. The daughter of a felled Cuban human rights campaigner. The author of the best-seller "Wild.'' They are among the guests for the State of the Union address.
US immigration courts face major bottlenecks. It's a complex problem, tied to a shortage of judges, underfunding and different enforcement programs in the US used to deter migrants from crossing the US-Mexico border. And on top of all that, data shows that people from Central America and Mexico are less likely to get asylum than others.
Two subway trains collided in D.C. yesterday, killing seven people; this comes after city officials were warned that these types of trains needed to be retrofitted for safety. Ian Urbina, New York Times reporter, joins The Takeaway with the story.
Five American Muslims have been detained on suspicions of possible involvement in terrorism. Aleem Maqbool, Islamabad correspondent for the BBC, joins the conversation about these five young men whose families recently asked for help in finding them.
A televised bipartisan summit on health care will take place in Washington D.C. on Thursday. We bring together two lawmakers from opposite sides of the aisle who are also physicians to discuss health care reform.
Since 2001 almost two million Americans have been deployed in either Afghanistan or Iraq. These conflicts have ravaged the mental health of many veterans ? thousands have come home suffering from various levels of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Congress probes why, after Washington DC's water purification sustem was updated, more than twice as many children had high lead blood levels, but the Centers for Disease Control failed to report the fact.