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Femi Oke

News host and Reporter for The Takeaway

Femi Oke appears in the following:

Wikipedia to Impose Editing Restrictions

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Ever since it was founded eight years ago, Wikipedia has declared itself "the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit." But soon, not everyone will be able to edit every article. Start...

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Anticipating the Afghan Election Results

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Today, preliminary results come in from last week's hotly-contested presidential election in Afghanistan. Both leading candidates, current President Hamid Karzai and leading challenge...

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Writing (another) Book on Madoff

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

While newspapers and magazines have lined their pages with details of Bernie Madoff's deceit, the literary world is still trying to cash in on the embezzlement drama. The sixth book o...

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DOJ to Investigate Alleged CIA Abuses

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The Justice Department recommended yesterday that Attorney General Eric Holder re-open and examine cases of alleged abuse of suspected al-Qaeda members.  The abuse allegedly took plac...

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Empowering Women From Oppression to Opportunity

Monday, August 24, 2009

What are the biggest moral challenges we face today? We're joined by two people who have given a lot of thought to cultural challenges around the world, including poverty, racism, and...

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Afghanistan: Obama's Vietnam?

Monday, August 24, 2009

We're joined by Peter Baker, White House correspondent for The New York Times, to talk about similarities between the continued war in Afghanistan and other ill-defined conflicts in A...

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Former CIA Director on Prison Abuse, Oil's "Monopoly"

Monday, August 24, 2009

We're looking ahead to today's release of a 2004 report by the CIA inspector general that details harsh interrogation techniques used in CIA prisons. The report is said to contain det...

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No More Cash for Clunkers

Monday, August 24, 2009

Having run out of money two weeks ahead of schedule, the Cash for Clunkers program officially ends at 8 p.m. tonight.  Now that it's winding down, how are car dealers and automakers g...

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Health Care Reform: What Doctors Want

Monday, August 24, 2009

All this week, we'll be hosting mini-roundtable discussions about how health care reform could affect different groups of Americans. We kick it off this week with one of the groups wh...

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More Moms Drinking and Driving

Monday, August 24, 2009

For our family segment, we take a look at a recent government report that shows a 30 percent increase in the number of women arrested for drinking and driving in the past ten years. T...

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After 20 Years, Reinstating Rose?

Monday, August 24, 2009

Today marks an anniversary in baseball that is not exactly celebratory. Pete Rose, Major League Baseball’s all-time hits leader, was banned from the game 20 years ago for gambling on ...

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This Week's Agenda with Marcus Mabry and Jonathan Marcus

Monday, August 24, 2009

For this week's agenda segment, Marcus Mabry from The New York Times, and the BBC’s Jonathan Marcus look at the next chapter in the health care debate, growth of the GDP, and how ques...

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The Obamas Head to Martha's Vineyard

Monday, August 24, 2009

After a summer of rough-and-tumble town halls, the president and his family are taking some time away from Washington to relax. The first family will spend the week on Martha’s Vineya...

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Report on CIA Abuses to be Released

Monday, August 24, 2009

In 2004, CIA Inspector General John Helgerson completed a report looking at abuses inside CIA prisons.  The report has been kept a secret until today, when portions of the report are ...

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Practical Economics: Dogs, Cats, & Shoes

Friday, August 07, 2009

Unemployment numbers are due out this morning and economic analyst Lakshman Achuthan, Managing Director of the Economic Cycle Research Institute, joins us with his predictions. In Apr...

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The Audacity of Hops

Thursday, July 30, 2009

As the president prepares to host a kegger to smooth the feathers ruffled over the arrest of Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr, the nation's beer drinkers are paying close attent...

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On-scene Report: Tehran in Turmoil

Thursday, June 18, 2009

After days of protest over the disputed presidential election that kept President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in power in Iran, demonstrators are once again taking to the streets. To give us ...

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Fly Me to the Moon (But Let's Go Coach)

Thursday, June 18, 2009

NASA is set to blast off probes on Thursday in a lunar exploration mission to scout water sources and landing sites in anticipation of humans' return to the moon. NASA was hoping to s...

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The Iran Crisis: Taking to the Streets

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Our partners at the BBC are reporting that "eyewitnesses in Tehran say that thousands of people, many dressed in black, have gathered in a square in the south of the city." Joining Th...

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The "Day of Mourning" Protests in Iran

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Protesters are beginning to gather in Tehran for the "Day of Mourning" called for by opposition candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi. The planned sit-in is meant to memorialize those killed ...

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