A new report has extended Social Security's lifetime by one year, but the program is still on track to become insolvent in 2035.
Just six months after Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was, according to U.S. intelligence agencies, assassinated by Saudi Arabia, American businesses are starting to return.
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks in Sri Lanka that have killed at least 300 people.
Friday host of The Takeaway Amy Walter talks with Chris Painter, the U.S’s former top cyber diplomat and General Michael Hayden, former director of the NSA and CIA, about what the implication's of this second meeting might be for the United States; Republican leaders had harsh words for Trump at the start of the week. That changed as the week wore on; and for the rest of the hour, we focus on the fight for suburban districts in the lead up to the Midterm election. Among the key districts Democrats need to win in order to win back the House of Representatives: New Jersey's 7th.
We take a big look at MS-13 in light of new data that shows Americans fears about the street gang; a look at a new tool police departments are using that allows them to better measure resident feelings about the job they are doing; a Democratic Congressman explains why he is speaking out specifically against newsprint tariffs; 90 percent of us either hate cooking or feel lukewarm about it. What's a grocery store to do?; and a look at two big films out this summer centered on issues of race.
The number of major wireless carriers in America may soon go from four to three. Over the weekend, T-Mobile C.E.O. John Leger and Sprint C.E.O. Marcelo Claure announced a nearly $27-billion merger between the third and fourth largest wireless carriers in the United States. The two companies will now have to convince the Trump administration not to block their merger, which it is currently trying to do in another case being argued in court: AT&T’s $85 billion dollar planned acquisition of Time Warner. The Takeaway examines what implications that case may have for the T-Mobile-Sprint deal. Plus, we review the exclusive list of questions Special Counsel Mueller has for President Trump, leaked to The New York Times; a modern-era remake of Spike Lee's classic, "He Got Game;" and a suicide bomb in Afghanistan's capital that killed nine journalists.