Olympic athletes protest social media restrictions | Sink or swim: Stories of everyday Americans trying to learn this Olympic sport | All calculators and no brains: The pros and cons of high school Algebra | Has the 401(k) American retirement system failed? | The case of James Holmes: Patient-doctor confidentiality versus public safety | A new bill reconsiders our National Parks | Private colleges: Not much bang for your buck | Facing post traumatic stress in the courtroom.
Romney voices his support for Israel to defend itself against Iran | The Takeaway's musical road trip continues to Detroit with Mary Wilson of the Supremes | The Agenda: Romney's foreign tour, the Federal Reserve and a new jobs report | Ask Angy: Undocumented immigrant offers advice for her peers in America | Dan Damon with a recap of the opening two days of Olympic competition | Syrian fighting flares in the city of Aleppo | A Syrian-American stays in touch with a family in Aleppo via Skype | The changing power dynamic and global interest in Central Asia | A new study reports that the majority of American minorities cannot swim.
What it takes to change your mind about guns | One billion to watch tonight's Opening Ceremonies | Carrying the Olympic torch on a prosthetic blade | Follow Friday: Aurora, Romney in London and the Olympics | Setting aside rivalries in the name of the Olympic spirit | Audio Essay: The Opening Ceremonies over the years | Struggling with our response one week after the Aurora shooting | The Aurora Shooting: One Week Later | Movie Date: When reality and film intersect | Do we have oversized expectations for newly public companies? | Director Alison Klayman on the new documentary 'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry.'
Former president of the Federal Reserve Timothy Geithner testifies before Congress | A Senator hopes that new evidence of unconstitutional surveillance will reignite the debate between freedom of speech and national security | It's a Free Country's swing state road trip continues through Ohio | The argument for mandatory voting for U.S. citizens | The case for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad staying in power | From the tug-of-war to tandem bicycling, defunct sports of the Summer Olympics | National Rifle Association lobbies at the UN but keeps quiet in Colorado | Racist tweets and rumors hint that world peace might be too heavy a load for Olympians to carry.
Three million Americans will find themselves uninsured after health care decision | Women's Olympic uniforms: athleticism or sex appeal? | Why the name of the Aurora shooter should be spoken | A musician's Cinderella story told in 'Searching for Sugar Man' | Searching Romney's foreign tour for a policy doctrine | Fighter jets bomb the Syrian city Aleppo | Pastor tests himself for HIV before his congregation to fight the stigma of AIDS | Remembering Sherman Hemsley | Will we ever see another Sally Ride? | The end of the Weekly Reader, a classroom favorite.
Who is James Holmes? Details are slow to emerge after alleged shooter's first day in court | Audio Essay: Inverse proportions of an Olympic legacy | A full bailout for Spain could be closer than expected | Neil Barofsky: Washington's ties to Wall Street caused TARP's failure | Are the sanctions against Penn State too harsh or not harsh enough? | Penn State's student body president reacts to the NCAA penalties | Oprah's recent India episode definitely not an "Aha!" moment | Remembering Sally Ride: High-flying astronaut and pioneer for science education.
Aurora, Colorado reels from Friday's mass shooting | A new report alleges up to 1,300 children have been killed during the Syrian conflict | The Agenda: Campaigning amid crisis, Mitt Romney abroad, new GDP figures, and Geithner's testimony | Defining domestic terrorism in the wake of the Colorado shooting | Questions about mental health resources revisited 13 years after Columbine | John Hockenberry audio essay: A pin on the map of American reality | A CIA assassination unit allegedly run by a former mobster bodyguard | The 47 endings to Hemingway's 'A Farewell to Arms' | The state of AIDS in America | NCAA announces penalties against Penn State University due to their handling of the Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.
Damascus in Disarray | The Dark Knight Rises Generates Buzz in the Worlds of Politics and Online Commentary | The FDA bans BPA from baby bottles and children's cups | Has American Political Discourse Become Too Charged? | Friday Follow with Ron Christie and Jeff Yang | Swing State Road Trip: Iowa | 'A Farewell to Arms' Re-released with 47 New Endings | 2012 London Olympics to Conflict with Ramadan | Motherhood and Work: Is the Recent Criticism of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's Fair?
Uncertainty looms in Syria after yesterday's deadly bombing | Tackling some of the bioethical questions raised by the 'Cyclops Baby' story | The FDA bans BPA from baby bottles and children's cups | New documentary "Vito" looks at the life of the original co-founder of GLAAD | In Syria, a possible shift in tactics from military shoot-outs to office bombings | After a two year evaluation, the Boy Scouts uphold their policy to deny membership to homosexuals | A tax standoff and a fiscal cliff in Congress | Representative Van Hollen on the tax-cut showdown | POV documentary examines the role of women in Islam.
Senate report exposes regulatory failures at HSBC | The Takeaway's musical road trip continues in San Francisco with Mates of State | Do H1-B visas make outsourcing a bigger problem? | The case of the 'Cyclops Child' raises alarming questions about neonatal care | How Americans support presidential candidates from abroad | Educational programs provide financial counseling for high school students | Self-made billionaire Sheldon Adelson investigated by Justice Department | Multimedia artist Kyle McDonald raises questions about personal privacy in public.
Chen Guangcheng speaks about disability, human rights and China in his first national broadcast interview | When new doctors meet experienced nurses | When it comes to defense spending, Republican and Democratic voters have a lot in common | Arne Duncan and Beth Kobliner on teaching financial literacy in schools | Obama's lead grows in swing states | Jeremy Lin rumored to be headed to the Houston Rockets | Historic drought will mean rising food prices | Yahoo's new CEO and the "glass cliff" theory | Tampa's Democratic mayor prepares to host the Republican National Convention.
Is a bank like Barclays too big to indict? | DirecTV and Viacom fight towards 'à la carte' cable programming | The Agenda: Obama in Ohio, Volcker rule, Ben Bernake | Bain Capital unlikely to fade from the headlines | Unfinished business in Guantanamo Bay | Civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng's departure to the U.S. challenges China to face unanswered questions | Examining erratic weather across the globe from extreme heat in the U.S. to flooding in Japan | Making friends as an adult: How do we make time for new friendships when we barely even have time for ourselves?
JPMorgan and Wells Fargo earnings reports | New report concludes that Native Americans traveled to North America in at least three waves | Saudi Arabia sends women to Olympics for the first time | Movie Date: "Ice Age" and "Red Lights" | Follow Friday: Romney and Biden Address NAACP, Obamacare repeal vote, and tensions over the Texas Voting Rights Act | Walls Fargo to pay a $175 million settlement in a discrimination lawsuit | A look back at the week in politics with Todd Zwillich | Historic CIA kidnapping case is back in the limelight | Exploring "Why does the world exist?"
Baltimore's economic woes discovered to be linked in part to the Libor scandal, could have implications for other cities | Will London be the Dream Team's last appearance? | Amnesty International's Donatella Rovera reports on her time inside Syria | Diverse neighborhood, uniform friends: Tanner Colby on why we're still so segregated | Why Americans are unfazed by corporate corruption | Romney attempts to woo NAACP at their annual conference | Swing States 2012: Anna Sale reports on hispanic and suburban voters in Colorado | Michael Semple on his interview with a senior Taliban commander.
Putting the health care politicking in perspective: would Republicans be wise to back off the healthcare debate? | The International Criminal Court hands down first ruling in history to child-arming warlord Thomas Lubanga | New report claims Barclays met with the New York Fed about Libor as early as August 2007 | John Leguizamo: a 'Ghetto Klown' reflects | How to save your job from an impending robot workforce | Scranton, Pennsylvania, imposes minimum wage on all city employees | Reporter blows the whistle on inaction in the face of a Tuberculosis outbreak in Florida | Genetically modified mosquitoes might eliminate "the deadliest threat to the human race."
Obama draws a line in the sand with his call for an end to tax cuts for the wealthy | New claim that polonium was used to poison Yasser Arafat leads to his exhumation, more than seven years after his death | Pakistan ignores the legacy of a physicist linked to Higgs Boson research | A video of the public execution of an Afghan woman draws outrage | A new Frontline documentary seeks an "endgame" for AIDS in black America | Egyptian high court and military square off with newly-elected President Mohamed Morsi | A conversation with your 12-year-old self | The Internet for the over-65 crowd | How to bounce back: Author Andrew Zolli studies patterns of resilience.
Corporations finding ways to make anonymous political contributions | The sounds of Brooklyn with Reggie Watts | This week's newsmakers | New medical research could extend fertility and postpone menopause | Libyans vote for the first time in decades | Grover Norquist's tax pledge loses a signer | A proposed law in Pennsylvania could prevent thousands from voting | A bowler in Texas saves his own life by bowling a 899 | The Olympic athletes to keep an eye on.
Analyzing the bad behavior by the banking industry | Headscarf ban lifted in an unanimous decision by FIFA | Syrian Republican Guard general Manaf Tiass defects | Countrywide won favor in Washington with VIP loans to politicians and company partners | Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey explores the intersection of memory and history | New movie releases with our Movie Date team | Seventeen Magazine promises to "never alter the shape of a girl's face or body." | A new plan for fighting foreclosure: Eminent domain? | From the 60s to the Supreme Court with Kurt Andersen | Follow Friday: Employment report, Anderson Cooper and Higgs Boson.
Romney contradicts message of one of his top advisors regarding Obamacare | Republican wunderkind Jonathan Krohn has second thoughts | Track and field Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to represent South Africa in Olympic Games | Glenn Greenwald on America's two-tiered justice system | Making sense of the Libor scandal | Kids on vacation: What's best for the family? | Nicholas Kristof takes the pulse of the people of Iran | How effective is deportation as an immigration policy?
Royal Bank of Scotland has become the latest bank to get hit with a fine for their role in an interest rate rigging scandal | George Washington letter on religious liberty found in a Maryland warehouse | CERN announces new discovery consistent with Higgs Boson | Remembering Andy Griffith | Iraq War vet suffering from PTSD transforms his experiences into an opera | July 4th won't be about the barbecues for many electrical workers | The AIDS Memorial Quilt celebrates its 25th anniversary | A Rwandan-American's take on Independence Day | Does the National Anthem reflect the country today? | Summer in the Parks: finding the American identity.
Power grid wobbles as outages sweep mid-Atlantic | London traffic remixed | The aftermath of Friday's thunderstorms continue to wreak havoc along East coast | Are celebrities obliged to come out? | What do Mexican politics mean for American border towns? | Are we afraid of free time? | CERN to unveil new evidence for "God Particle" | Not working: An oral history of our troubled economy
Republicans Attempt to Turn SCOTUS Decision to Their Advantage | PRI's Peña Nieto Wins Mexico's Presidential Election | This Week's Agenda: | Death Toll Rises in Syria | The Anniversary of Amelia Earhart's Disappearance | Obama and Allies Impose Severe Sanctions on Iran | Spain Makes History with Euro 2012 Win | Did the ATF Deliberately Walk Guns into Mexican Drug Cartels? | Thousands Still Without Power After Mid-Atlantic Storms