How far should 'diplomatic immunity' go in the US?
Indian leaders are outraged at how Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade was treated by U.S. Marshals following a recent arrest in New York. According to the U.S. State Department, Khobragade had limited immunity at the time of her arrest, based on her consular posting.
Amb. Nancy Soderberg @NancySoderberg
President of the Connect U.S. Fund. Former alternate U.S. representative to the United Nations under President Bill Clinton. Former deputy assistant to the president for National Security Affairs on the National Security Council under Clinton.
Jami Floyd @JamiFloyd
Al Jazeera America legal contributor.
Obama to send openly gay athletes in US delegation to Sochi Olympics opening ceremony
Kimberly Marten @KimberlyMarten
Professor of political science at Barnard College and Columbia University.
Mark Adomanis @MarkAdomanis
Read more about the reaction to the U.S. Olympic delegation, via Al Jazeera America.
Federal Reserve to begin "tapering" bond-buying stimulus program in January
Chief economist of Moody's Analytics (@MoodysAnalytics)
Read more about the Fed's plan to taper its stimulus plan, via Al Jazeera America.
Former EPA official sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $1M from the US goverment
John Beale, a climate-change expert, will serve 32 months in prison for theft. For more than a decade, Beale lied to the Environmental Protection Agency about being an undercover CIA agent, and still collected a salary when he was not going to work.
Assistant inspector general for investigations at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (@EPA), who led the investigation on Beale.
Is winning the lottery a blessing or a curse?
H. Roy Kaplan
Professor at the University of South Florida, who studied the psychological effects of winning the lottery.
Dr. Kent Sepkowitz
Vice chairman of clinical affairs and director of hospital infection control at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Professor of medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
Read Sepkowitz's recent article for The Daily Beast, "Will Winning the Mega Millions Kill You? (Science Says No.)"
Should politics play a part in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics?
Dave Zirin @EdgeOfSports
Sports editor at The Nation, host of Edge of Sports Radio, and Al Jazeera America contributor.