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Femi Oke

News host and Reporter for The Takeaway

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After fifteen years at the top, ER bows out

Thursday, April 02, 2009

You know the names: Dr. Ross, Carol, Dr. Carter, Rocket Romano. You know the stars: George Clooney, Noah Wylie, Julianna Margulies, Maria Bello, William H. Macy. At its peak, ER attra...

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Oops: How Michael Osinski helped start the financial meltdown

Thursday, April 02, 2009

One way to get your head around exactly what happened with the mortgage crisis is to look at the tools that made it happen. Michael Osinski started out with a job in data entry to sup...

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Presidents of Afghanistan and Pakistan meet on common ground

Thursday, April 02, 2009

The President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, and his counterpart from Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, met in the Turkish capital Ankara yesterday. They agreed to increase military cooperat...

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China's great leap forward into the electric car market

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Despite the President's assurances, it is not to hard to imagine that the end of the American auto industry seems near. GM reported this week a 45 percent drop in sales, Ford sales we...

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Bittersweet news for Alaska's Ted Stevens

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens may walk away from seven felony convictions a free man with a clean record. Yesterday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Justice ...

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Vermont house votes on same sex marriage bill

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Today, Vermont’s House of Representatives votes on a controversial bill that would legalize gay marriage in the state. The bill has come under fire from Vermont Governor Jim Douglas w...

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Lords of Finance: What the Great Depression can teach the G-20

Thursday, April 02, 2009

The G-20 summit is underway in London and world leaders are hoping the day will end with a new global deal for tackling the worldwide recession. It’s a moment that reminds our next gu...

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Take Two: John Waters as visual artist

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Trouble viewing this video? Check out the YouTube version. Filmmaker John Waters has been capturing cheerful appreciation of the American grotesque for decades. Film buffs with ...

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Update from the streets of London

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

We've been checking in all morning with the gathering protestors in London the day before the G-20 summit. London is braced for a day of demonstrations ahead of tomorrow's summit of G...

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Koreans face off in World Cup qualifier

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

There is a lot of global attention on North Korea these days what with taking reporters captive and planning a missile launch test this weekend, but the communist nation is squaring o...

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Continuing our live updates from the G-20 protests

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

We are continuing our live coverage of the G-20 protests in London. We return to Jack Izzard of the BBC's Today programme, who is on the streets of London watching the gathering demon...

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Pakistani relations from the CIA point of view

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Monday's attack on a police academy in Lahore, Pakistan revealed the continuing security problems that Pakistan faces. As President Obama reimagines our engagement with Pakistan, Afgh...

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My old man: The truth about men's biological clocks

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Women have long battled with their biological clocks, but with men like Tony Randall cranking out kids in their seventies, many men don't really think about their biological clocks. I...

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Presidents Obama and Medvedev meet today in London

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev are meeting for the first time today. Obama plans to open negotiation today to draft a new arms control treaty that could ...

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G-20 protest update

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Things are really heating up on the Group of 20 protest front. The streets around the Bank of England are filling up quickly with activists angered over the global financial crisis. W...

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Can Pakistan Be Governed?

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Can Pakistan be governed? That is the central question of a new article written by James Traub for this Sunday’s edition of the New York Times Magazine. Traub was in Pakistan during t...

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Live mapping the G-20 protests

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

The G-20 begins tomorrow, but activists are gathering this morning in London to protest the summit. Along with hundreds of others, demonstrators from a group called the G-20 Meltdown ...

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U.S. and China Presidents meet before the Group of 20

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Ahead of the G-20 summit, President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao will meet for the first time today. This meeting comes in the midst of increased tensions between Chin...

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Protesters gather ahead of the G-20 summit

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

President Obama met with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown ahead of the G-20 conference in London this morning. While the leaders of the world are coming together to tackle the glob...

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Our recession hero: Behrooz the good broker

Friday, March 27, 2009

This week, we sent Senior Editor Femi Oke out to bring your stories about the economic crisis back to the show. Sam Jordan was listening in New Jersey and sent us an e-mail. He wanted...

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