Maggie Penman

Intern, The Takeaway

Maggie Penman appears in the following:

President of Gambia Leaves For Exile, Allowing For First Peaceful Transfer Of Power

Saturday, January 21, 2017

After more than a month of political stalemate, the former President of Gambia has stepped aside, allowing for the first peaceful transfer of power in the nation's history.

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President Trump's First Hours In Office

Saturday, January 21, 2017

The Trump Administration's first hours focused on weakening the Affordable Care Act, reversing plans to cut insurance premiums on FHA mortgages, and revamping whitehouse.gov.

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Women's Marches Go Global: Postcards From Protests Around The World

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Boston, San Francisco, London, Sydney — D.C.'s massive protest has spawned sister marches in all 50 states and hundreds of cities across seven continents. Here's a glimpse of some of the biggest.

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Coronations, Coups, And Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

It's in our nature to idolize the rich and famous. But this week on Hidden Brain, we explore the other side of our nature: the part of us that wants to see the rich and powerful fall from grace.

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How Silicon Valley Can Help You Get Unstuck

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Many of us feel stuck at one point or another: in the wrong city, the wrong job, or the wrong relationship. Self help gurus have offered lots of advice — but here's a new idea, from the tech world.

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Merry Prankster In L.A. Wants To Start 2017 On A High Note

Sunday, January 01, 2017

The iconic Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, Calif., read "Hollyweed" for a few hours Sunday morning, thanks to a New Year's prank.

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'M*A*S*H' Actor William Christopher Dies At 84

Sunday, January 01, 2017

The actor, who was best known for his role as Father Mulcahy on the television sitcom M*A*S*H, died after a battle with lung cancer.

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With New Law, Illinois Stylists Join The Fight Against Domestic Violence

Sunday, January 01, 2017

The state law requires salon professionals to get abuse-prevention training during their licensing process. Lawmakers and stylists hope to use a unique relationship with clients to prevent abuse.

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Dozens Of People Killed In Attack On Turkish Nightclub; Suspect Still At Large

Saturday, December 31, 2016

A gunman opened fire during New Year's celebrations at a club in Istanbul, in what the city's governor called a terror attack. At least 39 people were killed and dozens more were wounded.

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A Remembrance: The Great Animals That Died In 2016

Saturday, December 31, 2016

This year has become widely known for celebrity deaths, but a number of great animals have also died this year.

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French Law Giving Workers 'The Right To Disconnect' Goes Into Effect

Saturday, December 31, 2016

As of Jan. 1, French companies with more than 50 workers will be obligated to allow their employees to ignore work emails outside of work hours.

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U.N. Security Council Supports Russia-Turkey Peace Efforts In Syria

Saturday, December 31, 2016

On Saturday the Security Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of a bid by Russia and Turkey to end the violence in Syria. This week a cease-fire was announced in the war-torn country.

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World Leaders Welcome New Year With Messages Of Reconciliation — Or Not

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Statements from world leaders in the final days of 2016 range from the reflective to the inflammatory to the unusual.

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Blasts In Baghdad Kill At Least 28 At A Busy Market

Saturday, December 31, 2016

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a pair of bombings that killed at least 28 and wounded dozens of others Saturday morning in the Iraqi capital.

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Simon & Schuster Will Publish Book By Breitbart Editor, Despite Criticism

Friday, December 30, 2016

Some Simon & Schuster authors are outraged over plans to publish the book by Milo Yiannopoulos, widely known for his attacks against actress Leslie Jones on Twitter.

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Britain's Leader Theresa May Reportedly Condemns John Kerry's Remarks On Israel

Friday, December 30, 2016

In a rare break in relations between the U.S. and Great Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May was reportedly critical of John Kerry's speech that condemned Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

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'Panda Grandpa' Pan Pan Dies In China

Friday, December 30, 2016

Pan Pan, who died this week at the age of 31, was known as the "panda grandpa": He has some 130 descendants worldwide, accounting for a quarter of the world's captive giant pandas.

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Is It Possible To Die Of Grief?

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Actress Debbie Reynolds died just one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher's sudden death — which has led some to speculate that grief might have been a contributing factor.

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Obama Announces Sanctions Against Russia In Response To Alleged Hacking

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The White House announced Thursday a number of actions in response to what it calls cyber-attacks aimed at the U.S. "All Americans should be alarmed by Russia's actions," President Obama said.

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U.K.'s Queen Misses Christmas Service But Offers Message Of 'Great Love'

Sunday, December 25, 2016

A cold prevented the queen from attending services for the first time anyone can remember. Her prerecorded message offered encouragement to those overwhelmed by the world's problems.

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