The new generation of Internet scams is harder to spot. The Takeaway is joined by Ryan LaBarge, who was nearly taken by a scam on craigslist, Jacqui Cheng of Ars Technica, and Amir Orad, executive vice president of Actimize.
The BBC's Glen Campbell joins The Takeaway with Scottish reaction to the impending release of convicted bomber Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi. We also talk to The New York Times' Alan Cowell about the American opposition to al-Megrahi's release.
In light of the contentious debate on health care reform, The Takeaway is hosting a Republican strategy session with Fred Barnes, the executive editor of the Weekly Standard, and Reihan Salam, a fellow at the New America Foundation.
BBC correspondent Lyse Doucet speaks with The Takeaway from Kabul, where Afghans are bracing for violence in the days leading up to the country's second presidential election since the overthrow of the Taliban.
Scientists in Israel how found a process to fabricate DNA. The Takeaway talks to Timothy Bestor, professor of genetics and development at Columbia University, and Tania Simoncelli, a science advisor at the American Civil Liberties Union.
Washington reporter, columnist and political pundit Robert Novak died after losing a battle to brain cancer. Joining The Takeaway to discuss Novak's career and legacy is Michael Calderone of Politico and Albert Hunt of Bloomberg News.
The Minnesota Vikings' new quarterback is an old enemy: former Green Bay Packer Brett Favre. Joining The Takeaway to talk about Favre's latest career move is sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin and two Favre fans: Rick Stratton and Mike Rice.
The Takeaway talks to the Washington Examiner's Julie Mason about how senior citizens are at the center of the health care reform debate. We also talk to four seniors about their opinions: Mary McKinney, Dick and Barbara Mitchell, and Geraldine Powe.
In honor of Forbes' list of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women, The Takeaway put together a roundtable to discuss what it means to be a powerful woman and who should be topping the list. Our guests: Anna Deavere Smith, Faye Wattleton, and Carol Jenkins.
Although Afghanistan has seen months of political campaigning, a week of violent attacks may impede democracy in the country's second-ever presidential election. Retired General Anthony Zinni joins The Takeaway with a look at Afghan security.