Arwa Gunja

Takeaway Executive Producer

Arwa Gunja appears in the following:

How Police Caught the Craigslist Killer

Monday, April 30, 2012

Philip Markoff, also known as the Craigslist Killer, evaded police for weeks. Eventually, he was tracked down via a trove of cyber information — IP addresses, emails, Facebook activit...

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Fixing TSA's Broken Airport Security System

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

In a recent essay for The Wall Street Journal, former Transportation Security Administration administrator Kip Hawley said the current airport security system in broken, and he offers...

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Rep. Dingell, Longest-Serving House Member, Faces Challenge from Ph.D. Student

Monday, April 23, 2012

U.S. Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) has served in Congress since Dwight Eisenhower was president. He is the longest-serving member of Congress and, this year, he is running for his 30th ...

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Hulu Shakes Up TV Advertising

Monday, April 23, 2012

Every year cable channels and network broadcasters hold "upfronts," where they pitch advertisers on their new shows. Hulu, the online service that streams network TV programming, is p...

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Michael Kirk on "Money, Power and Wall Street"

Monday, April 23, 2012

Three years after America's largest financial collapse since the Great Depression, the country is still recovering. Some banks have received huge bailouts, but countless Americans are...

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Mark O'Mara, Defense Lawyer for George Zimmerman, In the Spotlight

Monday, April 23, 2012

The media put a new face to the Trayvon Martin case last week: Mark O'Mara, the red-haired lawyer representing George Zimmerman, the man charged with murdering Martin in February. O'M...

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Racism Is Crippling African-American Advances in Mathematics

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

In a column that quickly got him fired from his post at National Review, John Derbyshire offered some parental advice that he gives his own children when teaching them about the Afric...

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Executive's $15 Million Pay Package Denied by Citigroup Shareholders

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Citigroup shareholders have voted down the bank's $15 million pay package for its chief executive, Vikram Pandit. It's the first time that stock owners have united in opposition to ou...

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"The Real CSI": New Documentary Looks at the Flaws in Forensic Science

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Forensic science is central to almost every TV crime drama, but real life forensic science is a lot messier than the way it's portrayed on television. Andres Cediel is the producer of...

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Juvenile Justice Through the Lens of Photographer Richard Ross

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

It's hard to imagine life inside an 8x10 concrete cell, but for thousands of American minors, that's reality. They spend night after night locked inside a juvenile detention center. P...

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Fighting Discrimination in the Criminal Justice System

Monday, April 16, 2012

In March, the Supreme Court heard one of the most widely anticipated cases of this term. In two related cases, Miller v. Alabama and Jackson v. Hobbs, human rights attorney Bryan Stev...

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France's Burqa Ban, One Year Later

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

One year ago, France implemented the "burqa ban," a restriction on Muslim women covering their faces in the burqa or niqab. Advocates for the ban argued it would free women of gender ...

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Couch Surfing Goes Mainstream

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

It's long been said that when you travel, the best way to get to know a new place is to meet the people who live there. And, while it's not always possible, perhaps the best way to kn...

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Britain Deports Terror Suspects Wanted in the U.S.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, ruled today that Britain can legally deport five suspects wanted in the United States on charges of terrorism. The ruling cam...

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Can We Survive Without the Penny?

Monday, April 09, 2012

Canada's decision to stop producing its penny has launched a discussion in the U.S. In Canada, it costs 1.6 cents to produce a penny — so getting rid of the coin will save the country...

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Briggs Initiative Founders Now Support the Repeal of the Death Penalty in California

Friday, April 06, 2012

More than 30 years ago, California voters passed a ballot initiative to broaden the reach of the state’s death penalty system. The law was intended to serve as a national model for ho...

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Toulouse Tragedy Aftermath: Muslim Communities Threatened, Political Rhetoric Altered

Friday, March 30, 2012

One week ago, Mohammed Merah, a 23-year-old Frenchman of Algerian descent, was shot dead by French security forces following a dramatic 32-hour police standoff. Questions remain about...

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NFL Hands Out Suspensions for New Orleans Saints' Bounty Fund

Thursday, March 22, 2012

The NFL yesterday handed out penalties for a scandal involving coaches tolerating and even setting bounties for tough hits on the field. New Orleans Saints coaches have been accused o...

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French Attacks Spurred by Anti-Immigration Sentiment, Critics Warn

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Mohammed Merah, a French national of Algerian descent and former member of Al Qaeda, was allegedly behind two separate attacks in France this week. Benjamin Abtan, head of the Europea...

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Incarceration in America: Barriers to Re-entry

Thursday, March 22, 2012

All this week, we’re talking about incarceration in America. Today we're focusing on life after prison, and what happens to former inmates once they're released. Joining us is Michell...

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