It seems that the dreaded tumble over the fiscal cliff was avoided. Though the House didn't vote until after the Monday deadline, but there is a deal. It avoids cuts to defense and other programs, and prevents an income tax increase for all but the richest Americans, but it's still a short-term deal.
It was nearly 60 years ago that Americans fighting a grueling war in Korea saw an end in sight. The armistice to end the war was signed in July 1953, but since then, the Korean War has often been called, "The Forgotten War.
You've done a lot this holiday season. You've gone to see some movies, went up to the mountains for a day in the snow, maybe even headed to the mall for some post-holiday sales.So now what?If you've got kids at home for winter break and are looking for creative ways to keep them occupied, you'll want to check out a new book called "Unbored: The Essential Field Guide To Serious Fun.
Shortly after President Obama took office in 2009, he vowed that he would close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility within a year. But as of now it remains open.Joining us once again to talk about what's been happening of late at Gitmo is Mattathias Schwartz, a contributor for the New Yorker magazine who has been covering Guantanamo.