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Femi Oke

News host and Reporter for The Takeaway

Femi Oke appears in the following:

Representative Barbara Lee on her meeting with Fidel Castro

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Signaling its willingness to discuss improved relations with the United States under the Obama administration, Havana welcomed a contingent from the Congressional Black Caucus. On the...

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American Violet: A story of race, drugs and Texas justice

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

In 2000, in the tiny Central Texas town of Hearne, a military-style drug sweep sent 27 people to jail on felony charges of distributing crack cocaine. Nearly all of them were African ...

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A look back at six months of stimulus with the Congressional Oversight Panel

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

It’s been six months, almost to the day, since the TARP stimulus package was put into law. Last night, the Congressional Oversight Panel charged with monitoring the use of those funds...

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Moral of the story

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

For years, ethicist Randy Cohen has patiently guided readers through moral quagmires in his weekly column in the New York Times "The Ethicist." Now he is branching out from his popula...

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NCAA graduation rates reveal stark racial disparity

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

It’s not surprising that after the bright lights fade from the floor of the Final Four championship games some college basketball players dream of going pro. But if you don't go pro, ...

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How much information is too much information?

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

A lot of information is available online. Whether it is on Facebook, Twitter or your blog, there may be some details about your life that you don't want your kids to know about. Where...
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Beyond short-selling: A look at SEC reform

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Today the Securities and Exchange Commission will unveil several proposals aimed at restricting short-selling—a technique used by investors to profit from falling stock prices by sell...

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March unemployment numbers show increase in job losses

Friday, April 03, 2009

New unemployment numbers out today reveal that the U.S. economy lost 663,000 jobs in March and jobless rate jumps to 8.5 percent, the highest since late 1983. The U.S. continued to sh...

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Lessons of self-control via Warren Buffett's weight-loss plan

Friday, April 03, 2009

Investor Warren Buffett’s financial wizardry is a mix of shrewd analysis and a steely self-control, which keeps his instincts in check when panic claims Wall Street. But when the numb...

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Ford CEO Alan Mullaly joins The Takeaway

Friday, April 03, 2009

Last year the CEOs of the Big Three of the American car industry went to Congress seeking financial assistance. When it became clear that Congress was only offering short-term loans w...

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Is Mexico gaining ground in the fight against drug cartels?

Friday, April 03, 2009

Yesterday, Mexican federal police arrested Vicente Leyva, one of the country's most wanted men. That's the third arrest of a suspected drug cartel power player in as many weeks. Leyva...

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The G-20 wrap up

Friday, April 03, 2009

We started the week leading up to the G-20 by speaking with Dan Price, a former international economics assistant to President Bush who was responsible for setting up last year's mee...

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Where you at? Foursquare maps it out

Friday, April 03, 2009

There’s a new web tool that’s getting a lot of buzz right now called Foursquare. It's a program that encourages you to “check in” with the system whenever you go to an interesting – o...

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G-20 summit shows global unity to fight recession

Friday, April 03, 2009

Before heading off to celebrate NATO's 60th birthday, world leaders heralded the show of unity at the G-20 summit. Their strong showing lifted global markets and mapped out a new futu...

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And then there were Four: It's the NCAA Finals!

Friday, April 03, 2009

It may be April, but that doesn't March Madness is over. The Final Four (and we're not talking about Battlestar Galactica for once) of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament is ...

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Aid agencies in Afghanistan see cause for concern

Friday, April 03, 2009

International aid organizations are expected to release a report today outlining their concerns over the expected troop surge in Afghanistan. This report comes as world leaders are ga...

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Jobless in the U.S.A.

Friday, April 03, 2009

The unemployment numbers are cold and hard: The national unemployment rate hit 8.1 percent in February, the highest it has been in over 25 years. And there are other parts of the coun...

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David Sanger's guide to the G-20

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Our friend David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent for the New York Times and author of The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power, is at the...

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G-20 sets eyes on saving the global economy

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Leaders at the G-20 represent 85% of the global economy. And there are possibly as many financial rescue plans as there are world leaders at the summit. One option has Germany and Fra...

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Birding gets a digital upgrade

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Starting in 1882 and continuing for almost a century, the United State's Bird Migration Program collected two-by-five notecards from bird watchers around North America. Today, these l...

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