How does Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's reelection as Iran's president affect the bargaining position of Israel? Joining The Takeaway to analyze this is David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, and Aaron David Miller, former advisor to the Middle East.
In Miami, police arrested a local teenager and charged him with a string of gruesome cat killings. The Takeaway talks to Miami Herald Reporter Jose Pagliery about the serial cat killings that have disturbed the whole city.
The Takeaway is joined by Marcus Mabry, International Business Editor for The New York Times, and Jonathan Marcus, Diplomatic Correspondent for the BBC, to discuss the week's international news.
The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Orlando Magic to take their 15th NBA championship title. The Takeaway Sports Blogger Ibrahim Abdul-Matin says Kobe has escaped Shaq's shadow and predicts whether the Magic will be contenders again next year.
President Obama goes to Chicago to address the annual meeting of the American Medical Association and to hear doctors' views on healthcare reform. Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway's Washington Correspondent, discusses what the president is likely to hear.
Today President Obama is in Chicago to pitch his healthcare reform agenda to the American Medical Association. Joining The Takeaway to explain the relationship Obama hopes to forge with the medical community is Dr. Steffie Woolhandler.
Iranians are turning to social media, an alterative to government controlled media, to receive news and express their ideas. Pooria Jafereh, Afshin Molavi, and Shappi Khorsandi join The Takeaway to talk about the influence of media on this election.
A new report from South Africa shows that in the last three years, the number of HIV infections has stabilized. The Takeaway is joined by Dr. Ernest Darkoh, global health expert.
Americans are beginning to rethink whether suburban communities are environmentally sustainable. Joining The Takeaway is James Howard Kunstler, one of the urban thinkers gathering in Denver this week for the Congress for New Urbanism.