Archaeologists have just discovered the remains of a Spanish fort from 16th century explorers. University of Michigan archaeologist Robin Beck says Fort San Juan represents the earliest known European fort in the interior of what is now the United States.
The case against suspected jihadists in North Carolina is a startling reminder that terrorism can grow on American soil. Mitch Silber of the New York Police Department joins The Takeaway with tips on how to recognize terrorism.
The Takeaway discusses the future of vacation with Eric Jones, an IT director who rarely takes time off, Eric Berridge, co-founder of Bluewolf, a company that offers unlimited vacation, and Kari Henley, board director at the Women and Family Life Center.
Americans are carrying guns in record numbers. Joining The Takeaway are two firearms instructors: Don Pind of Show Me Shooters Indoor Range in Clay County, Missouri and Kristi Manning of Carter Shooting Supply in Harrison, Tennessee.
The Takeaway talks to the Washington Examiner's Julie Mason about how senior citizens are at the center of the health care reform debate. We also talk to four seniors about their opinions: Mary McKinney, Dick and Barbara Mitchell, and Geraldine Powe.
The numbers are out: After months of steadily increasing, home sales tapered off in August. We speak to the director of the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University and take a look at the market from the perspective of three local players.
Last night Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced that a version of the 'public option' will wind up in the Senate version of health care reform. We also talk with a listener who called us with her story of going bankrupt from credit card debt.
Toyota, as recently as a year ago, looked like it could escape the economic downturn unscathed and remain the auto giant it has been for decades. But recent bad press may be hurting the Japanese auto maker and its times of dominance may soon be over.
Advertisements for extended auto warranties are everywhere on television and in mailboxes, but some customers have been complaining that when the repair bills come due, the warranty guarantors are nowhere to be found.
The census may reveal that the demographics of many cities have drastically changed over the decade, including Charlotte, N.C., where an increasing number of northerners and minorities have moved to the once majority-white and classically southern city.