Takeouts: President’s vacation, Amazon’s Kindle, Colts’ loss

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Washington Takeout: President Obama isn’t getting much of a vacation, reports Julie Mason, White House correspondent for the Washington Examiner, since a Nigerian-born man allegedly tried to detonate a home-made bomb aboard a Detroit-bound flight.

Gift Takeout: Amazon’s e-book reader, the Kindle, was the most-gifted item on Amazon.com this year. Jane Sasseen, writer for Business Week, joins us to talk about what this portends for paper books.

Sports Takeout: After a long, undefeated run this season, the Indianapolis Colts finally lost last night, to the New York Jets. Ibrahim Abdul-Matin looks at the Colts’ gametime strategy and what’s ahead for the playoffs.

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