Washington, D.C.

Politics

Afghanistan: Obama's Other War

The Afghan government has arranged a truce with a group of Taliban in northern Afghanistan to allow elections and to permit development projects. The Takeaway talks with Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Arts, Culture & Media

Frank Stella's Blues

Frank Stella has had a long and varied career. He made his name in the 1950s with a series of all-black paintings; moved on to boldly colored striped canvasses, and in more recent decades, he's used aluminum to make colorful,sci-fi-looking sculptures.