Stephanie Hughes

Stephanie Hughes appears in the following:

Hamid Karzai's Notorious Running Mate

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Afghan President Hamid Karzai's been surrounding himself with a number of figures with checkered pasts, including his running mate, ex-militia chief Mohammad Fahim. James Risen, inves...


Working with Senator Kennedy on Education

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Lucy Marcus, former intern for Senator Ted Kennedy, joins us today to talk about the work she did with him on education policy. She now lives in the United Kingdom, where she runs a c...


Situation in Aghanistan 'Deterioriating'

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

When the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff says that the situation in Afghanistan is "deteriorating," that's not a good sign. That's exactly what Admiral Mike Mullen said on ...


Prosecutor John Durham to Look at CIA Abuses

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Attorney General Eric Holder will appoint federal prosecutor John Durham to investigate alleged prisoner abuses at CIA prisons during the Bush administration.  Durham has a long reput...


Anticipating the Afghan Election Results

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Today, preliminary results come in from last week's hotly-contested presidential election in Afghanistan. Both leading candidates, current President Hamid Karzai and leading challenge...


On Screen: 'Passing Strange,' 'Inglourious Basterds'

Friday, August 21, 2009

Wesley Morris is a film critic for the Boston Globe and he joins us for a look at the movies opening this weekend. Spike Lee is back in theaters, albeit in limited rel...


International Reaction to Release of Lockerbie Bomber

Thursday, August 20, 2009

The BBC's Glen Campbell joins us from Scotland with local reaction to the impending release of Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi, the only person convicted and imprisoned for the 1988 bombi...

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Bill Maher on Politics and the Summer Recess

Friday, July 31, 2009

Joining The Takeaway to discuss the summer recess—and all things political—is Bill Maher, host of the indispensable political gabfest, HBO's "Real Time." He talks about the president'...


H1N1 Roundtable: What Should Pregnant Women Do?

Thursday, July 30, 2009

A Centers for Disease Control advisory panel has recommended that pregnant women get top priority for an H1N1 vaccine when it is expected to become available this fall. How is this re...


Health Care, A 'Blue Dog Democrat's' View

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Health care, health care, health care. President Obama has been pushing his plan, selling it to the nation in a prime time press conference last week and to seniors in a town hall wit...

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'True Blood' and the Spread of Viral Advertising

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Viral marketing campaigns have changed the way the entertainment industry lures audiences. For the TV show "True Blood," for instance, the ad campaign that generated buzz was an effor...


Hyundai Cashes in with the Clunkers Program

Friday, July 24, 2009

The Federal “Cash for Clunkers” program officially kicks off today. It allows Americans to trade in cars with bad gas mileage and receive up to $4,500 towards fuel efficient vehicle...

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JP Morgan Chase: Profiting in a Downturn

Thursday, July 16, 2009

This morning, JP Morgan Chase posted a quarterly profit of $2.7 billion. That's a 36 percent jump from a year ago. It comes just two days after Goldman Sachs announced a quarterly pro...


Battle of the Behemoths: Google vs. Microsoft

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Google has announced it is planning to launch an operating system for personal computers. This move is seen as a direct challenge to Microsoft's dominance in the PC operating system m...


Unrest in China Disrupts a Summit in Italy

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

As Han and Uighur Chinese battle each other in a flare up of ancient ethnic tensions, the flashpoint city of Urumqi in China's Xinjiang province has been filled with Chinese soldiers ...


Live from L.A., for the Michael Jackson Memorial Service

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Josh Rogosin, an independent public radio producer, has been staked out at the Staples Center in Los Angeles since way before the dawn. He's been talking to fans and mourners who have...


Surge? U.S. Launches An Afghani Ground Offensive

Thursday, July 02, 2009

View Helmand Province in a larger map The U.S. has launched a major offensive in a southern province in Afghanistan. The military has sent 4,000 Marines and 650 Afghan soldiers flo...


Holocaust Museum Shooter: A History of Hate

Thursday, June 11, 2009

An 88-year-old white supremacist walked into the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. yesterday with a rifle, fatally shooting a security guard. The alleged sho...


Score! The NBA and NHL Finals with Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

In hockey and basketball, the finals continue. The Pittsburgh Penguins grabbed a 2-to-1 victory over Detroit on the ice, forcing a Game 7 in the NHL's Stanley Cup finals. Meanwhile ...


Journalists in North Korea: The Families' Careful Pleas

Friday, June 05, 2009

American Journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee have been detained in North Korea since March, after they were accused of illegally crossing the border from China. Their trial was supp...