For more on this, we're speaking with Barbara Peterson, senior aviation correspondent for Conde Nast Traveler, and Takeaway producer Femi Oke, who traveled to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York last night to hear what the stranded travelers had to say.
Todd Zwillich explains the importance of the Kennedy legacy. It is a chapter in history he says has closed only temporarily, until the next generation of Kennedys rises to power in Washington.
The FDIC is currently supporting 416 failed and ?problem' banks. Is all that strain on our nation's banking backbone a cause for alarm? The Takeaway speaks to Louise Story, Wall Street and finance reporter for The New York Times.
The Takeaway speaks to some family members of the troops stationed in Afghanistan: Mary Galeti's husband will be deployed in January, Kim Clark's son is a Marine near Helmand Province, and Larry Syverson's son is an Army sergeant near Kandahar.
Will Ted Kennedy's Senate seat be filled by another Kennedy? Both Joe, Robert Kennedy's son, and Vicki, Ted's wife, have been mentioned as possible successors. For more, The Takeaway talks to Boston journalist Christopher Lydon.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai and U.S. Special Envoy Richard Holbrooke had an explosive meeting the day after last week's presidential election. The Takeaway speaks with Rob Watson, defense and security correspondent for the BBC, for the latest news from Kabul.