The Takeaway talks to Kate Dailey, who writes for the Human Condition blog for Newsweek magazine about where we draw the line on parental negligence.
For more on the recent violence in Pakistan, we turn to Rob Watson, defense correspondent for the BBC World Service, who is following the story.
The California Supreme Court stopped same sex couples from calling themselves 'married.' Conservative law professor Douglas Kmiec is proposing that government get out of the business of marriage and allow gay and straights to have civil unions.
To find out China's take on the North Korea situation, The Takeaway talks to John Pomfret, author of Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China. He writes the blog Pomfret's China on the Newsweek/Washington Post website.
As President Obama puts his mark on the Supreme Court, Republicans are cautioning against a return to a liberal court. But New York Times Magazine contributor ? and law professor ? Jeffrey Rosen says Obama is redefining the ideological debate.
One of the many issues the new Supreme Court Justice will have to address is what to wear. A lace jabot like Sandra Day O'Connor? Something more modern? We talk to Susan Scafidi, a law professor at Fordham Law School who writes the blog Counterfeit Chic.
Advocates for gay marriage in California hoped the State Supreme Court would overturn last November's ballot initiative that took away the right to same-sex marriage, but their hopes were dashed yesterday when the court upheld Proposition 8.
From Bourbon and Branch in San Francisco to Milk & Honey in New York, there's a speakeasy renaissance going on. And this time, the drinks are good. William Grimes joins The Takeaway with a look at the past, present, and future of speakeasies.
This is the 20th anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square, but the Communist party has banned discussion of the events. Shirong Chen, the China Editor for BBC joins The Takeaway from London to talk about the ban.
The New York Times has reported that dozens of civilians in Afghanistan were killed last month in the western province of Farah because of an error made by American forces in the region. New York Times reporter Eric Schmitt joins The Takeaway.