Isabel Angell

Takeaway Associate Producer

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

A Child's Escape From Auschwitz

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Michael Bornstein was just 4-years-old when he was liberated from the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. Now 70 years later, he is finally sharing his story. 

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No 'Bears in the Streets:' How Russia Has Changed Since the USSR

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

From a collapsed economy in the early 1990s to rising up again as a global superpower, Russia has come a long way since the fall of the Soviet Union.

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Texas Supreme Court Hears Challenge to Same-Sex Marriage Benefits

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Today, the Texas Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case challenging the city’s benefit policy for same-sex couples, despite the fact that same-sex marriage is the law of the land.

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Hundreds Claim Jewelry Giant Harassed and Discriminated Against Employees

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Hundreds of former employees are suing Sterling Jewelers, which operates Jared and Kay Jewelers, claiming they experienced consistent sexual harassment and gender discrimination.

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Military Families Feel the Pinch From Trump's Hiring Freeze

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Daycare centers on military bases are already understaffed and have long waiting lists, and President Trump's hiring freeze is making families scramble to find childcare.

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SCOTUS to Decide: Can a Facebook Post Be Illegal?

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A legal case about the rights of registered sex offenders has gone all the way to the Supreme Court. Here's what you need to know. 

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Have Student Loan Debt? Be Wary of These Scams

Friday, February 17, 2017

People with student loans should be wary of private companies promising them debt forgiveness. These kinds of programs are everywhere, and here's how to spot them. 

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Left Alone in the Wake of Incarceration

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A new short film explores the struggle — and stigma — of loving someone who is incarcerated. 

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Senate Votes on Controversial DeVos

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Republican donor Betsy DeVos quickly became a lightning rod for Democrats' criticism during her confirmation hearings. 

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The Future of the U.S.-China Relationship

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

To give the new administration some guidance on US-China relations, the Asia Society rounded up a group of 14 experts, from diplomats to economists, to compile a list of recommendations.

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Re-Examining the Death Penalty in Florida

Friday, February 03, 2017

A look at Florida's death row, as inmates, victims, and the justice system grapples with a 2016 Supreme Court decision ordering the state to change the death penalty process.

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Life According to 'Saved By the Bell'

Friday, February 03, 2017

Television producer Peter Engel shares memories from his hit 90s television show "Saved By the Bell." 

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The Christian Opposition to Trump's Travel Ban

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The director of policy for a faith-based refugee resettlement program explains why many Christians are opposed to President Trump's travel ban. 

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VP Pence: The Highest Ranking Official to Ever Speak at the March for Life

Friday, January 27, 2017

While President Trump has waffled over the years on his stance on abortion, Vice President Pence has been a decades-long abortion foe. That has many conservatives feeling assured.

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Skipping Trump's Inauguration and Marching for Unity

Friday, January 20, 2017

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, who is skipping Donald Trump's inauguration, and two organizers of the Women's March on Washington, discuss their opposition to the 45th president.

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Citizens Speak Out: The Highs and Lows of Barack Obama's Presidency

Thursday, January 19, 2017

A look back at the memorable moments — good and bad — of President Obama's eight years in office. 

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Supreme Court Hears Key Immigration Case

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

In Lynch v. Dimaya, the court will decide if an immigration law statute is "unconstitutionally vague," which could have broader implications for those facing deportation. 

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On MLK Day, Looking Back on Obama's Criminal Justice Legacy

Monday, January 16, 2017

Today, 2.2 million adults are in state or federal prisons. How will history view President Obama’s efforts to reform the criminal justice system?

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Justice Department: Chicago Police Engage in Pattern of Abuse

Friday, January 13, 2017

The Department of Justice has found that the Chicago Police Department regularly uses "excessive force, including deadly force, in violation of the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution."

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Meet an Obamacare Recipient Who Wants It Gone

Thursday, January 12, 2017

One woman says the health insurance plan she purchased through the Affordable Care Act is anything but affordable, and is hopeful that the GOP can repeal and replace Obamacare.

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