President Obama arrives at Martha's Vineyard next Sunday for a week-long vacation with his family. Eric Leuning, correspondent for WGBH-service WCAI, talks with The Takeaway about how the Obamas will be spending their vacation.
Studies show that children who are pushed hard in sports can develop negative personality traits. The Takeaway talks to Kate Dailey, writer for Newsweek's ?Human Condition' blog, author Mark Hyman, and Takeaway Sports Contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin.
President Obama gave signs that the public option may not be an absolute deal breaker. The Takeaway talks to Julie Mason, White House reporter for the Washington Examiner, and Michael Pramenko, a family physician in Grand Junction.
Louise Story, finance reporter for the New York Times, joins The Takeaway to help parse the latest economic data. The minimal change in inflation is a good sign, which will allow the Fed to keep on its current monetary strategy.
Citigroup is arguing that its energy trader deserves $100 million. Takeaway finance expert Alvin Hall looks at the bank's argument, and we also speak to small business owner Matt Spaulding and clerical worker Judy Coughlin about their opinions.
What does Eunice Kennedy Shriver death means for one of the greatest political dynasties in the history of the United States? Political columnist Joan Vennochi of the Boston Globe joins The Takeaway with a look at who might inherit the Kennedy crown.
Secretary of State Clinton ends her trip across Africa with a stop in the nation of Cape Verde. Jendayi Frazer, former assistant secretary of state for Africa under the Bush administration, helps The Takeaway assess the significance of Clinton's trip.
For many musicians, Les Paul 's name is synonymous with electric guitars and modern studio techniques. The Takeaway talk to Nels Cline, lead guitarist for the band Wilco about the impact Paul has on his music.
The 229 detainees still housed at Guant-namo Bay may be moved to a maximum security prison in Standish, Michigan. The Takeaway speaks to Detroit Free Press reporter Kathleen Gray and to the mayor of Standish, Kevin King.
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