A major Alaska drilling project that would tap into 600 million barrels of oil has been put on hold by a federal judge.
The vice president kicked off his five-day Mideast trip. Mr. Biden plans to focus on Iran and the indirect peace talks that Israel and Palestine are prepared to undertake. Expectations, however, are low that these talks will lead to an agreement.
We discuss what we'll be examining this week, including Vice President Biden's visit to the Middle East and the latest news on financial reform.
As The White House welcomed Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates and Sergeant James Crowley to the beer summit, reporter Philip Martin was in Boston bars listening to what people hope the meeting will accomplish. He joins The Takeaway with the results.