The brutal killing of a British soldier in London raises terror alarms. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Israelis and Palestinians. And the White House acknowledges drone strikes have killed four Americans overseas since 2009. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katty Kay for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Analysis of President Barack Obama’s national security speech. Response to tornado damage in Oklahoma. And an official at the Internal Revenue Service invokes her Fifth Amendment right in a House investigation. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katty Kay for analysis of the week's top national news stories.
The author of the international best-seller “The Kite Runner” sets his latest novel in Afghanistan, San Francisco and Paris. How a wrenching family decision echoes across generations and time zones.
A key Senate panel approves an immigration plan that would provide the nation’s 11 million unauthorized immigrants a path to citizenship. Details of the bipartisan bill and its prospects in Congress.
Charles Moore, the author of Margaret Thatcher's authorized biography, joins us to discuss his new book.
Following the devastating tornado in Oklahoma, the federal government is stepping in. A look at disaster assistance and the politics of relief.
When Sen. Olympia Snowe, a Maine Republican, announced she would not seek re-election in 2012, she spoke of her frustration with political polarization. Now, in a new book, she lays out how lawmakers can find common ground.
The politically conservative Koch brothers are looking to buy eight newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times. New questions about the intersection of political influence and journalism.
The rescue of an American aid worker kidnapped in Somalia. The story of her ordeal and why she intends to return to Africa.
Many states are moving to end lifetime alimony -- the biggest change to American divorce in decades. Diane and her guests discuss the purpose of alimony, how it is awarded and whether it should be changed.
The stock market, consumer spending, housing prices and better-than-expected job numbers: taking the pulse of the U.S. economy.
The U.N. passes a resolution for a transitional government in Syria. Russia expels a suspected U.S. spy. And Nawaz Sharif is elected prime minister of Pakistan again. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
The acting chief of the Internal Revenue Service is forced to resign. President Barack Obama goes on the offensive over political scandals. And the federal budget deficit is shrinking. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.
How technological and medical advances in prosthetic limbs are changing lives.
Attorney General Eric Holder defends the seizure of journalists' phone records to safeguard national security. Government power, freedom of the press and national security.
A memoir of growing up in Afghanistan. From civil war to Taliban rule, the journey one family takes across Afghanistan as they attempt to flee decades of violence and turmoil in their homeland.
The Internal Revenue Service is accused of unfairly scrutinizing some conservative organizations. Understanding which groups qualify for tax-exempt status and why.
A leading psychiatrist argues that too many people are being diagnosed as mentally ill. Dr. Allen Frances joins Diane to discuss the problems of over-diagnosis and over-medication.
Republicans call for further investigation into the deadly Benghazi attack: Questions about the administration’s response and what’s behind the ongoing controversy.
In 1960, Edna O'Brien published "The Country Girl," her first novel. Considered scandalous at the time, the book was burned by priests throughout her native Ireland. Undeterred, she spent the next 50 years creating a body of work that stands among the best writing of the 20th century. Diane talks with Edna O'Brien about her often lonely life and the work that sustained her.