Isabel Angell

Takeaway Associate Producer

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

The Push for 911 Texting

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

A text to 911 could be life-saving in certain circumstances. It also has its downsides.


A Massive Crisis of Governance in Illinois

Thursday, June 30, 2016

If the Prairie State does not pass a state budget for education, public schools in Chicago might not open in the fall. 


Tackling the 'Health Gap' in America

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

How bad is your state's health gap? New data lets you look beyond the averages and health statistics.


A Plea to Help the Displaced on World Refugee Day

Monday, June 20, 2016

On World Refugee Day, The Takeaway looks at how the global community is responding to the worst refugee crisis since World War II.

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For Some Parents, Summer's No Vacation

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Whether it's camp, a sitter, or daycare, many working parents struggle to find a place for their children over the summer.

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Free Memberships Broaden Appeal of IDNYC

Thursday, June 16, 2016

With free, one-year memberships at cultural institutions around the city to entice residents to get a municipal ID, who's signing up?

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Hillary Clinton's Long Journey

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Hillary Clinton will be the first woman to lead the presidential ticket of a major party. We look at her journey from First Lady of Arkansas to the Democratic nominee for president.

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Disappointed, Not Surprised: Stanford and American Rape Culture

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

After being found guilty of raping an unconscious woman, a judge sentenced a former Stanford student to six months in jail and probation. Some advocates are angry, but not surprised.

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Mega Soccer Tournament Copa America Comes to the U.S.

Monday, June 06, 2016

Some are asking why the U.S. is even hosting this tournament in the first place. (Hint: It's all about the Benjamins.)


Zika Threat: Scientists, Doctors Call For Olympics to Be Postponed or Moved

Thursday, June 02, 2016

A group of 150 scientists have penned a letter to the World Health Organization. They're calling for the 2016 Games to be postponed and/or moved to in the name of public health.

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Lessons from the Ground in Ramadi

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

One of the key turning points in the Iraq War, the Battle for Ramadi against Al Qaeda in 2006, could provide valuable lessons in the war against ISIS today.


The Toxic History of The Love Canal

Thursday, May 26, 2016

A look back at the man-man environmental disaster that led to the creation of Superfund sites.

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Using Sleep Science to Win The Stanley Cup

Monday, May 23, 2016

In the high-stakes world of championship playoffs, teams like the San Jose Sharks are looking for an edge anywhere — even in the bedroom.


EgyptAir Disaster Raises The Stakes for The Middle East

Friday, May 20, 2016

EgyptAir Flight 804 disappeared over the Mediterranean on Thursday. If terrorism is to blame, this crash may complicate things not just for Egypt, but for Iraq, Syria, and beyond. 


Schoolgirl Kidnapped by Boko Haram Returns Home

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Amina Ali Nkeki was reportedly found by civilian vigilantes who are helping the Nigerian military fight Boko Haram. She had a four-month-old child with her.


What Happens When The Machines Don't Need Us Anymore

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Today, coding is being supplanted by something called "machine learning." Are we relinquishing our power when we teach machines, instead of programming them?

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The Voices of America's Homeless

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

From Seattle to North Texas to Miami, homelessness is on the rise. 

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Puerto Rico's Unruly Financial Crisis: What You Need to Know

Monday, May 02, 2016

Puerto Rico will default on a portion of its massive debt today. Without help from Congress, the situation could get worse.


The Professor and 'The Man Who Knew Infinity'

Friday, April 29, 2016

An unlikely mathematician traces his journey from dropout to professor in a new book that explores his relationship with the famous 20th-century Indian mathematician Ramanujan.


Counselor-in-Chief? Obama Looks to Unite Europe

Monday, April 25, 2016

The European Union might need some family therapy as it struggles with the refugee crisis and the threat of terrorism. Is President Obama the right counselor-in-chief for a strained EU?