City council member Wesley Bell looks back on the past year since protests and violence swept the Missouri city.
Is the flurry of productivity in the lame duck Congress setting Obama up as a “comeback kid?” So far, Congress has passed a tax-cut compromise, a repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy and a food safety bill.
On the agenda this week are the START nuclear arms treaty with Russia and a bill providing extra benefits to 9/11 emergency responders. We take a look at the week ahead with Gail Chaddock, congressional correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.