Isabel Angell

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

What You Need to Know About the Election This Week

Monday, October 24, 2016

Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich fills you in on the latest news from the campaign. 

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Happy Birthday, Wonder Woman!

Friday, October 21, 2016

Today is Wonder Woman's 75th birthday, and with an honorary post at the U.N. and a new movie on the way, this might be her best year yet. 


Fighting for Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

South Africa's constitution protects women's reproductive rights, but Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng says the reality often doesn't match up with the law.

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I Know What It’s Like: Ailes Victim on Trump, Assault, and Men in Power

Friday, October 14, 2016

A woman who accused Roger Ailes of sexual harassment on what it's like making allegations against powerful men.

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Haiti Reeling from Hurricane Matthew

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Aid is coming slowly to the remote parts of southwestern Haiti destroyed by Hurricane Matthew.


A Lewd Election Places Parents in a Tough Spot

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

For many parents, the 2016 election has been difficult to discuss as the language of the campaign becomes less and less appropriate for children.


Apple, Samsung Square Off in Supreme Court

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Two smartphone giants have taken their fight over design patents all the way to the nation's highest court.

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Characters of all Shapes, Sizes, and Colors Flock to New York Comic Con

Friday, October 07, 2016

Pop culture geeks from near and far are gathering at New York Comic Con this weekend. 

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Yahoo Scanned Customer Emails for the U.S. Government

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Yahoo is on the defensive — again — after a report by Reuters alleges the tech giant developed software to scan Yahoo mail accounts at the request of government officials. 


The Rise and Fall of Zero Tolerance Policies

Monday, October 03, 2016

Zero tolerance policies gained popularity amid a spike of school violence in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but the policy has since been harshly criticized.


Closing the Representation Gap for Plus-Size Women

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

67 percent of U.S. women are labeled "plus-size" by the fashion industry, but their body types can only be found in 2 percent of media images. A new campaign intends to close the gap. 

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What Good Is a Naval Base That's Underwater?

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A group of former top military leaders have warned that global warming is a direct threat to our national security. What might the military do to combat the effects of climate change?

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Boston Lighthouse Burning Bright at 300

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

North America’s first and oldest lighthouse station — celebrating its 300th birthday today — is fully automated, so why does it have a resident keeper?


The Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Having a master's degree in geology was rare for a woman in the 1950s, but that didn't stop Marie Tharp from changing the field forever.

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Judge Orders Connecticut to Fix Inequality in Schools

Monday, September 12, 2016

A Connecticut judge ruled that the state's education system was unfair — and ordered a total overhaul of everything from funding distribution to teacher evaluations.

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Exploring the Evolution of Menswear

Friday, September 09, 2016

In honor of New York Fashion Week, take a closer look at menswear, how it's changed, and how women have adopted male fashion over the years.


Textile Waste: A Growing Environmental Crisis

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Whether it's to make way for the next season's wardrobe or just getting rid of old garments, consumers throw away about 85 percent of all the clothes we buy.

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CDC Director Speaks Out on Fight Against Zika

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

"Zika is unprecedented and unfortunately it's going to be around for years to come, that's why it's so important that we invest now," says CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden.

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Dearborn County, Indiana: A Microcosm for America's Prison Problem

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Dearborn County, Indiana sends more people to prison per capita than almost any other county in the United States.

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Litigation: The New Frontier in Crowdfunding

Friday, September 02, 2016

Some Silicon Valley startups are helping people invest in court cases, in return for a percentage of the earnings if the case wins.