A bill to reform the practices of credit card companies is likely to end up on President Obama's desk before Memorial Day. To help us understand how this bill will affect consumers, we turn to finance writer Beth Kobliner.
Anya Kamenetz, a staff writer at Fast Company magazine and the author of Generation Debt joins The Takeaway with a look at what new regulation we can expect for credit card companies, and what that will mean for borrowers.
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.
The World's William Troop reports that South African officials are fending off questions about security at next summer's soccer World Cup. Concerns have been raised following a machine gun attack on Togo's national soccer team at a tournament in Angola.
Sanlu, the company at the center of the scandal, has gone bankrupt after officials blamed their milk and milk-based products of killing at least six people and sickening hundreds of thousands of others. The BBC's James Reynolds is covering this story.
In 1893, three men went to the Supreme Court and challenged the authority of the US to deport immigrants. The case’s decision laid the groundwork for the federal government’s long history of deportation.
If left unchanged, the country’s first law regulating the naturalization of foreign-born Americans would have made it illegal for nearly all of today’s immigrants to become American citizens. Here’s how that changed.