New data shows one in 10 same-sex couples living together is not married. Miami Herald urban life writer and blogger James Barnett thinks he knows why. Guest: James Burnett, Urban Affairs reporter and blogger for the Miami Herald
Guest: Terrance McKnight, WNYC's Evening Music
Kurt Andersen, writer and host of Studio 360, recently made his first trip to Beijing ? and he was amazed by how familiar he felt. It wasn't the language or the cuisine that brought to his mind the comforts of home ? it was the buildings that said New York to him. Guest: Studio 360's Kurt Andersen
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a brilliant man. By the age of 13, he had written concertos, sonatas, symphonies, a German operetta and an Italian opera. He took Europe by storm and even wrote a requiem. Terrance McKnight, host of WNYC's Evening Music, has been broadcasting from the 'Mostly Mozart Festival.'
Guest: Sharon Weinberger, author of Nuclear Family Vacation: Travels in the World of Atomic Weaponry. She also blogs at Wired's Danger Room blog.
Guest: Matthew Bishop, The Economists' chief business writer
CIA officials have determined that members of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), provided direct support for last month's bombing of India's embassy in Kabul. American officials say this is the clearest evidence that Pakistani intelligence officers are actively undermining American efforts to combat militants in Afghanistan.
The Takeaway shares listener responses to the question of what would you include on a hard times playlist?
Guests: Susan Pfeffer, author of post-apocalyptic children's books, 'Life as We Knew It' (2006) and 'The Dead and the Gone' (2008), and Dr. Frank Gaskil, child psychologist
It's a battle over hearts and minds. And oil. Bush urged Congress to vote to on allowing oil drilling off American coastal waters, prompting spars over what's causing fuel prices to rise. Democrats say it's speculators. Republicans say it's all about demand.