How much longer until Americans feel ready to buy? We talk with housing expert Robert Shiller, co-creator of the Case-Shiller home-price index, to review 2009's housing downs and ups. From The Takeaway.
Later today, President Obama gets a preliminary report on what went wrong in the country's airport security systems.
We talk to New York Times reporter Eric Lipton, international security analyst Bob Ayers.
The census requires counting prisoners in the place where they are incarcerated, not where they originally lived. Here to tell us why that's a problem is Peter Wagner, executive director of the Prison Policy Initiative.
It looks like one of Russian President Dmitri Medvedev's New Year's resolutions is to encourage all Russians to think twice about reaching for their favorite drink. As of January 1st, he's setting a higher minimum price for Vodka in Russia.
This is a big week for charities who rely on online giving. Last year at this time, donors made nearly five times as many contributions compared to an average week, and their gifts were nearly 60% larger than usual.
Today is New Year's Eve, and that means citizens of the world will be ringing in 2010 when the clock hits midnight. We're leaping through time zones with reporters from across the globe for a look at how some cities are getting ready to celebrate.
Have you done any thinking 'outside the box' this decade, or encountered any 'game changers?' Here to tell us more about the catchphrases that became a part of our lexicon in the 2000s is Ron Rosenbaum, columnist for Slate.