Sarah Palin urged Americans on Sunday not to forget Haiti as she wrapped up a weekend visit to the Caribbean nation. Haitians have been looking for ways to help themselves and some are using their cell phones to do so. Sabri Ben-Acho reports from Haiti.
A new television show is changing the way many Iranians watch news. Some call it the Iranian version of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Its name in Persian is Parazit (Static). Mitra Taj reports on its rising popularity both in Iran and abroad.
We're in the top of the ninth in the midterm election season, so it's time for the two parties to send in some pinch hitters. Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich takes a look at where the big names will be campaigning this weekend.
Earlier this week, we spoke to Gail Sheehy of The Daily Beast about what Maureen Dowd and she have labelled the "mean girls" in this election But is that term fair? Rebecca Traister, senior writer at Salon.com, joins us.
The 'Restoring Honor' rally held by Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin on the National Mall this weekend had our hosts remembering other moments when frustration towards the government led people to make a very public and angry outcry.
Amanda Fortini, a writer for New York Magazine, says the 'Year of the Woman' in presidential politics reinforced stereotypes, set women back and made President-elect Barack Obama's road to gender equality a lot rockier.
It's Monday morning and we've got all the news you'll need to keep an eye on in the week ahead. The Takeaway is joined by Marcus Mabry, International Business Editor for The New York Times, and Jonathan Marcus, diplomatic correspondent for the BBC.
On Friday afternoon, seemingly out of the blue, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin resigned. The Takeaway discusses gubernatorial behavior with New York Times columnist Gail Collins, who wrote about Sarah Palin and her speech in her Saturday column.
Sarah Palin surprised the nation when she announced her resignation as Alaska's governor. Joining The Takeaway to discuss the state's reaction to the news and to guess what Palin will do next is Larry Persily, journalist and former aide to Palin.
To her supporters, Sarah Palin's resignation as Governor of Alaska makes sense. Joining The Takeaway to discuss why is blogger Jimmie Bise and Marjorie Dannenfelser, President of the Susan B. Anthony List and co-founder of Team Sarah.
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin officially hands over power to Sean Parnell on Sunday. Joining The Takeaway to talk about Palin's legacy and forthcoming autobiography are Alaska Public Radio reporter Libby Casey and former Sentinal editor Bernadette Malone.
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.
It is voting day across the country, but a surprising amount of national attention has been focused on a special election in New York's 23rd Congressional District. We talk to North Country Public Radio reporter Brian Mann, live from a polling station.