In the wake of the Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and Tamir Rice shootings in Staten Island, Ferguson and Cleveland, protestors have marched in cities across the country to demonstrate against police brutality. Today, Sunil Dutta, a 17-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, explains why he believes citizens need to take more responsibility to ensure that a routine stop doesn't escalate. Dutta speaks on his own behalf, not on behalf of the LAPD. He tells The Takeaway that citizens need to understand the enormous pressure officers face—and the abuse they often take from those on the street.
Ahead of the Super Bowl this weekend, we'll be giving you a daily dip for each day leading up to the game. Today, Sporkful Host Dan Pashman look at the elements that go into a game favorite: Salsas.
Three men were charged with operating a Russian spy ring in New York City. According to the FBI, they attempted to collect intelligence and recruit New York City residents as intelligence sources.
Dietrich von Hildebrand spoke out against Nazism a decade before Hitler's political rise. A historian reflects on Hildebrand's oft-forgotten legacy, as the world remembers Auschwitz's liberation.
The Takeaway talks with the man that developed the "broken windows" theory, we look at a new proposal being pushed by President Obama, and we explore the origins of terrorism.