Isabel Angell

Takeaway Associate Producer

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

The Tragic History of the Lobotomy

Monday, April 17, 2017

The lobotomy was promised a miracle cure for mental illness, but instead left patients and families devastated. 

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U.N. Votes to End Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti

Thursday, April 13, 2017

For more than a decade, United Nations peacekeepers have been a constant presence in Haiti, but today the U.N. Security Council voted to end its mission in six months.

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U.S. Women's Hockey Hits New Heights

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

After putting their careers on the line by threatening to boycott the World Championships, the U.S. Women's National Hockey Team took home gold after defeating Canada on Friday.

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Investigation Finds Some Federal Contractors Are Violating Wage Laws

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Between January 2015 and July 2016, some 68 companies that received government contracts had violated wage laws.

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How Evangelicals Became a Political Powerhouse in America

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Since the 1980s, Evangelicals have become one of the most reliable voting blocks in the United States. 

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Progress Drags in Ferguson

Monday, April 03, 2017

A year and a half after the Ferguson Commission released their "Forward Through Ferguson" report, some activists say the city hasn't made enough changes.

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Following Healthcare Failure, State Republicans Move to Expand Medicaid

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The GOP healthcare plan would have barred states from expanding Medicaid, but since the deal fell apart, many states are now considering expansion in order to cover more residents.

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Trump Targets Obama Era Climate Change Regulations

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

President Trump says his new executive order will bring back coal miner jobs, but economists aren't so sure. 

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Lies, Leaks, and Consequences, From Nixon to Trump

Monday, March 27, 2017

A look at how presidents have responded to leaked classified information, starting with the Pentagon Papers. 

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U.S. Women's Hockey Team Fights for Fair Treatment

Friday, March 24, 2017

The team is asking for higher pay and more development programs as they negotiate a new contract. They've threatened to boycott the World Championships if they don't reach a deal. 

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In the Heart of Trump Country, Some Ranchers Feel Left Behind

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wildfires ripped through Kansas earlier this month. Some area ranchers who voted for Donald Trump say they wish the president was paying more attention to them in their time of need. 

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ACA Repeal Stirs Fear of a Future Without Healthcare

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

A young woman who relies on her ACA insurance to cover her mental health care costs says she's worried about the law's possible replacement. 

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National People's Congress Offers Glimpse into Chinese Politics

Thursday, March 16, 2017

China’s 2017 National People’s Congress concludes this week. Some 3,000 lawmakers convened in Beijing to discuss China’s economic outlook, President Trump, and more.

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How Growing Nationalism is Shaping European Elections

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

In Europe, the political climate has taken a turn to the right ahead of elections in the Netherlands and France. 

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Colin Kaepernick Reverses on National Anthem Protests

Monday, March 13, 2017

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick is facing criticism again for what he'll do during the national anthem — but this time, it's for saying he'll stand. 

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A Homebody's Guide to SXSW

Friday, March 10, 2017

Can't make it to Austin? Here's how to get the full South by Southwest festival experience from the comfort of your living room. 

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Here's Who Benefits From the ACA Repeal Bill

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Democrats and some moderate Republicans have said the plan to appeal the Affordable Care Act will hurt many Americans, but some people will surely benefit.

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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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