Maggie Penman

Intern, The Takeaway

Maggie Penman appears in the following:

Uber Will Investigate Sexual Harassment Claims By Engineer

Monday, February 20, 2017

Uber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer after she published a blog post detailing her experience.

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Pence Reaffirms Commitment To NATO, But Says Europe Must Commit More

Monday, February 20, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence told allies at NATO headquarters in Brussels that President Trump expected to see "real progress" by NATO members in raising their defense spending by the end of 2017.

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Defense Secretary James Mattis: 'We're Not In Iraq To Seize Anybody's Oil'

Monday, February 20, 2017

In an unannounced visit, Defense Secretary James Mattis traveled to Baghdad to meet with Iraqi leaders. He arrived during a fight to retake western Mosul, with allies' faith in the U.S. at a low.

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Hookup Culture: The Unspoken Rules of Sex on College Campuses

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Research suggests that college students are not having more sex than their parents were a generation ago. But sociologist Lisa Wade says the culture around sex has changed dramatically.

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Remembering Anarcha, Lucy, and Betsey: The Mothers of Modern Gynecology

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

J. Marion Sims is remembered as the father of modern gynecology. Forgotten are the mothers of that medical specialty — the enslaved women whose bodies were used for the advancement of his research.

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Fortress America: What We Can — And Can't — Learn From History

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

President Trump's executive order on refugees left travelers stranded at airports worldwide. To some, the scenes evoked images of Jewish refugees during World War II. We investigate the parallels.

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Strangers in Their Own Land: The 'Deep Story' of Trump Supporters

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Millions of Americans seem to ignore their own interests when it comes to how they vote. Sociologist Arlie Hochschild thinks we might be turning to politics to meet emotional needs, not economic ones.

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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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