Arwa Gunja

Takeaway Executive Producer

Arwa Gunja appears in the following:

Afghanistan: A War That is Far From Over

Monday, June 22, 2015

The United States began withdrawing combat troops from Afghanistan last year. But, just because America's presence is dwindling does not mean the war is over.

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It's Win or Go Home for Team USA at the Women's World Cup

Monday, June 22, 2015

The U.S. women's national team takes on Colombia in the Women's World Cup on Monday night. It's win or go home from here on out. 


An App that Weeds Out Nightmare Roommates

Monday, June 22, 2015

In a city where individuals scraping by often share apartments with three or four other people, roommate horror stories are all too common. A new app seeks to change that.

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The Human Cost of America's Energy Boom

Monday, June 15, 2015

A new investigation finds that some oil and gas companies may be championing speed over safety, while avoiding responsibility when workers are killed or injured. 

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When an Internet Lynch Mob Decides You're Guilty

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Social media has the power to do great good, and to cause unimaginable harm. In the span of just a few weeks, one family experienced both. 

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The High Cost of Delayed Justice

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Before he committed suicide last weekend, Kalief Browder had become a symbol for juvenile justice reform in this country. Here's what government officials should learn from his story.

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Building an Untraceable Gun at Home

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

For $1,500, a little bit of time and tech savvy, anyone can make a fully functionally and completely untraceable AR-15 right in their home.

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Creating Safe Spaces for Transgender Kids

Monday, June 08, 2015

As young kids begin to question their gender identity, schools are determining how to best accommodate trans students.

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Relapsing For a Roof Over Your Head

Friday, June 05, 2015

In New York City, some homes for recovering drug users tell people they must relapse and re-enroll in treatment programs in order to stay in facilities. 


The Most Cursed Sports Cities in America

Friday, June 05, 2015

We're looking at you, Cleveland. 


Is it Time to Let Snowden Come Home?

Friday, June 05, 2015

The passage of the USA Freedom Act is the first major effort by Congress to reign in the Patriot Act. But the law may never have been passed had it not been for Edward Snowden.


China Shuts Down Media After Shipwreck

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Chinese authorities have ordered a clamp down on reporting after the Yangtze River shipwreck.  


Officers Back Down as Citizens Take a Stand

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Some police officers are taking a back seat and trying to be more "hands off" in response to the wave of negative attention from police-related shootings.

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Celebrating 125 Years of Agatha Christie

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

 In the run-up to Agatha Christie's 125th birthday in September, the writer's estate is asking her fans to vote on their favorite Agatha Christie novel. 

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Perfecting the Memorial Day Picnic

Friday, May 22, 2015

It's Memorial Day Weekend, and if you are planning to head to your local park for a picnic, we're here to help you get it right. 

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How Working Moms Benefit Children

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

More than 40 percent of Americans believe that working mothers are "bad for society." But a new study from Harvard finds distinct advantages for children of working mothers.

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The Fight to Save Ramadi From ISIS

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Iraqi city of Ramadi fell to ISIS forces this weekend. Now Shiite militias are preparing for a counterattack. 


America: A Superpower No More?

Monday, May 18, 2015

Writer Ian Bremmer says the U.S. needs to pick a foreign policy strategy and stick to it. His new book offers three possible suggestions.  


Controversy on Capitol Hill

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Senator Ron Wyden has serious disagreements with the White House over the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the NSA's bulk data collection program—two issues moving through Congress.

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College Costs: Your Questions Answered

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

All this week, you've been sending us your questions about paying for college. We have answers. 

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