Today's Takeaway | January 14, 2013

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Monday, January 14, 2013

How Mass Shooters Get Their Guns | Kerry, Hagel Could Bring Vietnam Service to Obama's Cabinet | U.S.-China Relations in Obama's Second Term | What Should Boys Be Taught About Rape?

How Mass Shooters (and Everyone Else) Get Guns

In 2010, according to the Department of Justice, around 80,000 Americans were denied guns because they lied or provided inaccurate information about their criminal histories during a ...

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Aaron Swartz, Internet Crusader, Commits Suicide at 26

The government's perceived right to control information and protect private data networks has become entangled in a tragedy. Aaron Swartz — 26-year-old programming genius and, in a se...

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Highlights from Last Night's Golden Globes

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Golden Globe Awards last night. Kristen Meinzer discusses everyone's favorite preview to the Oscars. Kristen hosts the Movie Date podcast with Rafer Guzman.

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Kerry, Hagel Could Bring Vietnam Service to Obama's Cabinet

Vietnam War veterans like John McCain are not new to national politics, playing a small but vocal role in Congress. But now two Vietnam vets are poised to join President Obama's cabin...

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U.S.-China Relations in Obama's Second Term

Over the next four years, President Obama will face a number of foreign policy issues, but our relationship with China is perhaps the most complex, and the most urgent. Donald Gross, ...

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What Should Boys Be Taught About Rape?

In the weeks since a young woman was brutally gang-raped and left for dead in streets of New Delhi, India, a global conversation has emerged over gender roles in India, the United Sta...

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