Congress Rejects Effort to Curb NSA Surveillance | Restoring Faith in the Economy | A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia Care

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Congress Rejects Effort to Curb NSA Surveillance | Restoring Faith in the Economy | Former FISA Judge Proposes a Better Surveillance Court | The Heart Over the Head: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia Care | Obama's Economic Address | Matthew Bevin Challenges Minority Leader McConnell in Kentucky | When Caregiving Becomes Everything

Congress Rejects Effort to Curb NSA Surveillance

On Wednesday, Congress took up a controversial amendment designed to curb the NSA’s powers, but the bill was defeated in the House of Representatives in a vote of 205-to-217. The legi...

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Ex-FISA Judge Proposes a Better Surveillance Court

The revelations of NSA mass surveillance projects by Edward Snowden last month, which were authorized by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, raised the question of legitimacy...

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What Would Restore Your Faith in the American Economy?

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin reported that profits have gone up 10 percent this year, but some defense department contracted workers are still on furloughs due to the sequester,...

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's Seat Challenged

Senator Mitch McConnell has held one of Kentucky's U.S. Senate seats since 1985. He is one of the most senior members of the Senate, and has been minority leader since January 2007. T...

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Obama's Economic Address

Yesterday, President Obama gave his first address, in what will be a series of major speeches centering on the economy. Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich translates the ...

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The Heart Over the Head: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia Care

Over the decades, those who treat people with dementia have tried a number of methods of care to deal with symptoms, from physical exercise to drug therapy. Tena Alonzo, director of e...

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When Caregiving Becomes Everything: How One Family Copes With the Long-Term Care of a Mother with Alzheimer's

Throughout the week, we're talking with caregivers—people who give much of their time and energy to caring for children, parents and other loved ones who need regular and ongoing assi...

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