The I.R.S. Scandal, Predatory Coaches in USA Swimming, The Real Threat of Killer Robots

« previous episode | next episode »

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Was the I.R.S. Correct to Flag Certain Organizations for Additional Review? | Your Oldest Gadgets | Fighting the Real Threat of Killer Robots | High Tech Tools and the Hunt for the Boston Bombers | Young Athletes & Predatory Coaches in USA Swimming

Was the I.R.S. Correct to Flag Certain Organizations for Additional Review?

Was the I.R.S. correct to flag certain organizations applying for tax-exempt status for additional review? New analysis from The New York Times finds that in many cases groups single...

Comments [5]

New Report: Women are Increasingly Breadwinners

A new report by the Pew Research Center finds that 40 percent of households with children under the age of 18 include mothers who provide the sole or primary source of income for the ...

Comments [1]

Currency Exchange Accused of Laundering $6 Billion

Federal prosecutors have now charged seven people with running what could turn out to be the largest money-laundering operation in U.S. history. The case revolves around an online pay...

Comments [1]

Your Oldest Gadgets

In praise of old gadgets! We live in a world where new technology is celebrated, but some of us still can’t let go of our 8-track players and Walkmans, including Takeaway listeners wh...

Comments [3]

Fighting the Real Threat of Killer Robots

They may sound like the stuff of campy horror films, but killer robots are a real threat, and an international community of scholars and NGOs is trying to stop them. Mark Bishop, of t...

Comment

High Tech Tools and the Hunt for the Boston Bombers

In a new NOVA documentary, "Manhunt-Boston Bombers", producer Miles O’Brien examines the high tech tools used by law enforcement officials, combined with solid detective work, to find...

Comments [2]

Young Athletes & Predatory Coaches in USA Swimming

The issue of rampant sexual abuse within the military has been back in the headlines in recent weeks, but a similar story of abuse within a big American institution is getting less pl...

Comments [1]