Washington Takeout: President Obama isn't getting much of a vacation, reports Julie Mason, White House correspondent for the Washington Examiner, since a Nigerian-born man allegedly tried to detonate a home-made bomb aboard a Detroit-bound flight.
Gift Takeout: Amazon's e-book reader, the Kindle, was the most-gifted item on Amazon.com this year. Jane Sasseen, writer for Business Week, joins us to talk about what this portends for paper books.
Sports Takeout: After a long, undefeated run this season, the Indianapolis Colts finally lost last night, to the New York Jets. Ibrahim Abdul-Matin looks at the Colts' gametime strategy and what's ahead for the playoffs.