Counter terrorism expert Roger Cressey served in two administrations. He also ran in the Boston marathon in 2010 and 2011. Cressey speaks to Marco Werman about the challenges of securing public areas and lessons learned since September 11th.
Anyone who lived through Britain's Thatcher years won't forget them in a hurry. Politically, there were no fence, sitters: you were either with her or against her. She was adored and reviled, and not much in between.
Tensions remain at a fever pitch between the U.S. and South Korea on one side and North Korea on the other. But academics say the way to dial down the pressure is for American officials to reach out. But should the U.S. give North Koreans what they're so clearly looking for?
Pre-trial hearings began Monday in the case against five men accused of terrorism, including Khalid Sheik Mohammed. But a reporter from the Miami Herald says the hearings could be complicated by questions about how the defendants were detained.
President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, are in the final phases of their campaign. Voters across the country are not just choosing a president though, they're electing Senators and school board members and weighing in on constitutional issues as well.
In South Africa, there is a great respect and gratitude to the White House. This partly due to a program that helps to get medicine to HIV-AIDS patients. Some say the issue of who occupies the White House is less relevant to the future of their country.
When Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are trying to up their appeal to Latino voters, they'll often try on a few words of Spanish. But, perhaps too often, those words don't come out the same way they sound in the candidates' head. And that can be a problem.
Tom Ridge became the first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the agency formed in the months after the September 11 attacks. The Takeaway talks to him about his experiences in the Bush administration.
In the spring of 2002, members of the Bush administration came to John Yoo, then a deputy Assistant Attorney General at the Justice Department, to help them decide the legal limits between interrogation and torture. We talk to Yoo about his new book.
President Obama announced that his administration will attempt to overhaul the controversial education policy known as No Child Left Behind, which tried and largely failed to close the achievement gap.
All this week, Takeaway producer Anna Sale is in Haiti. Today she reports on the journey of 17-year-old Joseph Maxon, who spent his day navigating through Haiti's bureaucracy in search of a birth certificate.
For the past year, conservatives have coalesced around the number one enemy: health care reform. But now that it's over, we explore what's next for the GOP. Is the Tea Party the future of the Republican party. Is it possible to be a moderate Republican?
Winston Churchill coined the phrase 'The Special Relationship' to describe the relations between the U.S. and the U.K. A British parliamentary committee is now trying to move away from the phrase, stating that the U.K. needs to stand up to Washington.
An Iraqi election committee attempted to bar six members of parliament from taking their newly won seats on Monday, saying they had ties to Saddam Hussein's Baath Party; another 42 members of parliament may find themselves on the chopping block as well.