Treasury Secretary nominee Timothy Geithner faces the Senate Finance Committee today and it could get ugly. Don Williamson, professor at the Kogod School of Business at American University, gives his professional view on Geithner's tax problems.
An internal Justice Department report found that a former senior official routinely used an ideological litmus test in filling what were supposed to be apolitical posts. Guest: Dahlia Lithwick, Slate Senior Legal Correspondent
Shortly after taking office, President Obama issued an executive order to shut down the military detention facility at Guantanamo within a year. The White House acknowledged it won't make that deadline. The World's Katy Clark gives Jeb Sharp a debrief.
The US helping Yemen fight al-Qaeda should not pressure to carry out reforms, Yemen's foreign minister Abu Bakr al-Qirbi said this week. Jeb Sharp speaks with Ali Muthana, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for Yemen about Yemen's relationship with the US.
Egypt is building an underground barrier along its border with Gaza to prevent smuggling. And Israel says it will put up its own wall along its border with Egypt. Ursula Lindsey has the story from Cairo.
The man who served as press secretary, confidant and attack dog for former Prime Minister Tony Blair doggedly defended the decision to join Washington in invading Iraq. The World's Laura Lynch reports on Alastair Campbell's testimony to the Iraq panel.
Pulitzer-Prize winning reporter Sheri Fink's new book, "Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital" looks at what happened in a New Orleans hospital after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. But Fink says she's seen the same themes, the same struggles, on her reporting all over the world.