Isabel Angell

Takeaway Associate Producer

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

From Mining to Space Travel, Lunar Exploration Companies Think Big

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

On this day 50 years ago, Earthlings saw the first picture of their home planet from the moon. Now, humans are looking back to the moon — this time for commercial reasons. 

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Underfunded and Underprepared: Inside America's Fight Against the Zika Virus

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

For many months, the Zika virus seemed like a far-off danger. But these days, the outbreak is hitting closer to home.


The Power of Listening: Examining the Rise of Audiobooks

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Audiobooks are now the fastest-growing part of the book publishing business. In 2015, audiobook revenues were up by more than 20 percent from the previous year.

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Chicago Reacts to Another Police Shooting Video

Monday, August 08, 2016

In new police superintendent Eddie Johnson's first big test, the Chicago Police Department released footage from a fatal police shooting much quicker than usual. 

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While U.S. Swimmers Top the Olympic Podium, Most Americans Sink

Monday, August 08, 2016

As U.S. swimmers prove to be Olympic standouts this week, more than half of Americans can't pass the simple swim test from the Red Cross.

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Cindy Gallop: On the Job Sexism Goes Beyond Saatchi & Saatchi

Friday, August 05, 2016

Top ad agency executive Kevin Roberts resigned after suggesting in an interview that gender equality was "not an issue" and publicly clashing with ad consultant Cindy Gallop.

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Party of Mandela Tested in South African Elections

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Nelson Mandela's African National Congress has been in power since 1994, but they faced their toughest challenge in yesterday's election.


Comedy Genius and Controversy: Remembering Lenny Bruce

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Comedian Lenny Bruce died 50 years ago today, but his influence on satire and political and social commentary is still going strong.

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Voter ID Challenges Could Shape 2016 Election

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Federal courts have dealt a blow to voter ID laws in four states, something that could affect the presidential election in November, as well as state and local elections.

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Harry Potter and the Curse of Growing Up

Monday, August 01, 2016

Nearly a decade after the last book, Harry Potter is back in a play called "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." What happens when our childhood heroes grow up?

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Women Run the Show in Wall Street Thriller 'Equity'

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The financial thriller "Equity" is being billed as the first Wall Street movie that stars women. It's also written, produced, and directed by women.

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Inside the Failed Fight to Save Yahoo

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Yahoo hasn't been in the same league as other tech giants like Google and Facebook for years, but some are sad to see the old Silicon Valley giant bought by Verizon. 

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50,000 Kids Could Die as Famine Lingers Over Nigeria

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Fighting with Boko Haram has left the region devastated and without a harvest for three years, aids workers say. 


Donald Trump Picks Gov. Mike Pence as Running Mate

Friday, July 15, 2016

Pence, a former congressman, is a more traditional conservative than Trump. He is outspoken against issues like gay marriage and abortion, and has the blessing of the GOP establishment.

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With Party Platform, The GOP Shifts Further to The Right

Thursday, July 14, 2016

This year's Republican Party platform goes further to the right on issues like gay rights, and calls pornography a "public menace."

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How Pokémon GO Became a Gaming Phenomenon

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

All around the country, people are trying to catch 'em all with Pokémon GO. What makes this mobile app so popular? 

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The Hague Rules Against Beijing in South China Sea Case

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Before the ruling was issued, China said it would not recognize any decision from the international tribunal. 

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Investigation Reveals Dark Side of Private Prisoner Transport

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

As the prison population continues to grow, states have turned to private companies to transport prisoners long distances. But the results can be deadly. 

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Carl Zimmer's 'Game of Genomes'

Monday, July 11, 2016

This is the story of one man's quest to learn literally everything about his body that science can tell him. 

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Understanding the Ballot Initiative, Our Most Direct Democracy

Thursday, July 07, 2016

This November, voters across the country will decide on ballot measures on everything from legalizing marijuana to repealing the death penalty. 

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