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.
Dr. Lubna Naji, a recent graduate of Baghdad Medical School, joins us to reflect on the past year and to share what she looks forward to in 2011.
We speak with Daniel Franklin, executive editor of the Economist and editor of the feature, 'The World in 2011,' along with Joanne Lipmann, founding editor-in-cheif of Portfolio Magazine.
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.
Reporter Adam Ellick has been reporting this story for our partner, The New York Times.
To recap the weekend in football, we talk with Nando DiFino, sports writer for The Wall Street Journal.
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.