Happy 4th of July from The Takeaway! This holiday weekend, we're exploring a special place that's come to represent an enduring symbol of patriotism and freedom in American culture: The World Trade Center. Groundbreaking for the Freedom Tower began on July 4, 2004. Eleven years later, it's open for business and the other towers of the World Trade Center site are soaring to new heights. This weekend, Takeaway Host John Hockenberry—given access to areas not open to the public—talks to organizers, builders, property owners and artists who are leading the effort to turn Ground Zero into a beacon of hope.
In this week's Movie Date Podcast, Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer review "Terminator Genisys," "Amy," and "Magic Mike XXL." They also discuss the movies that make them proud to be an American.
Happy Birthday America! How well do you really know the history of our country, and that of Independence Day? Take our quiz here to see how much you really know about the Fourth of July.
President Obama announced new executive rule changes that more than doubles the salary overtime threshold from $23,700 to $50,400. Here's how overtime began, and what Obama's new rule means for the economy.
The Takeaway explores a new overtime initiative from President Obama, one man explains how he is coming to terms with his Confederate history, and we examine the legacy of Amy Winehouse.