Takeouts: Afghanistan troops, ALCS, winter

The World

Washington Takeout: The Obama administration wants to wait until the disputed Afghanistan elections are resolved before deciding on a new war strategy, including new troop levels. The Takeaway’s Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich, looks at how that decision is playing out in the capitol.
Sports Takeout: Baseball’s post-season is wrapping up, and two teams are a game away from the World Series. The Takeaway’s sports contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, discusses the NY Yankees’ “trampling” win (10-1) over the Anaheim Angels in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series. The Yankees now lead the series 3-1. We also get a preview of Game 5 of the National League Championship Series with the LA Dodgers squaring off against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Listener Takeout: Listeners respond to our question on how you know it’s winter and how you’re preparing this year.

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