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Maggie Penman

Intern, The Takeaway

Maggie Penman appears in the following:

Detroit: The Next Design Mecca?

Friday, September 21, 2012

Reed Kroloff is no stranger to cities that are in need of a rebirth. As dean of architecture at Tulane University, he was responsible for bringing back 97 percent of the school's stud...

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French Magazine Publishes Satirical Cartoon of Prophet Mohammad

Thursday, September 20, 2012

France is closing its schools, consulates, cultural centers and embassies in 20 countries tomorrow amid fears of a new wave of violence in the Middle East over satirical depictions of...

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Mitt Romney: Auto Bailout Beneficiary

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Phillip Martin, senior investigative reporter at WGBH, Boston Public Radio, tells the story of how Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, may have gained financially from the A...

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Massachusetts Considers Bill Allowing Assisted Suicide

Thursday, September 20, 2012

In Massachusetts, a controversial ballot measure has secular and religious communities alike taking sides. If passed, the measure would allow for physician-assisted suicide for the te...

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How Are Independent Voters Responding to Romney's '47 Percent' Remarks?

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Late Monday, Mother Jones released video surreptitiously shot during a fundraiser for Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney in May. Romney’s team response was swift, but he st...

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One Message for Voters, Another for Donors

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has come under sharp attacks from his opponents on the left, after a video leaked this week in which Romney referred to 47 percent of Ame...

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Life After Death: Damien Echols of the West Memphis Three

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

At the age of 18, Damien Echols was wrongfully convicted of murder, along with two other teenagers, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley Jr. He was finally released, along with Baldwin...

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High-Profile Violin Dealer at Center of Viennese Fraud Case

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

In Vienna, one of the biggest fraud cases relating to the trade in rare musical instruments in underway. At the heart of the drama is a prominent dealer named Dietmar Machold — widely...

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How Much Do You Know About the American Presidents?

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Do you know the first president to write a memoir? Or the one to host the first White House Easter Egg Roll? And if we were to grade each president, would Reagan really come out on to...

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The Hidden World of Myanmar

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Burmese democracy activist Aung Sung Suu Kyi will receive the Congressional Medal of Honor in Washington today. Robert Lieberman explores Burma, ruled for years by a repressive milita...

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Coalition Joint Operations Strategy Scaled Back in Afghanistan

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Since the drawdown of troops began last summer, the American mission in Afghanistan has been clear: train Afghan troops. But after a string of deadly attacks on NATO personnel by rogu...

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Andy Warhol, Culturally Relevant as Ever

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

"Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years," attempts to capture the scope of Warhol's extraordinary influence on contemporary American art, featuring the work of artists like Jeff...

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British Archaeologists May Have Found a Lost King

Monday, September 17, 2012

Last week British archaeologists announced they’d found what appeared to be the remains of Richard III. The bones were discovered in a parking lot in the city of Leicester just more t...

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The Hidden Power of Vulnerability

Monday, September 17, 2012

Vulnerability: it's when we feel fragile, uncertain, and isolated. But there's a power hidden within vulnerability. Embracing those emotions can radically change our lives, says Brené...

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Flashpoints in the Post-Arab Spring World

Friday, September 14, 2012

Eleven years after September 11th, the relationship between the United States and the Islamic world is, in many ways, fraught with tension. The recent attack on the U.S. embassy in Li...

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White House Says Attack in Libya May Have Been Planned

Thursday, September 13, 2012

The United States has vowed to track down those behind the attacks in Benghazi that killed American Ambassador Chris Stevens and left three other diplomatic personnel dead. Speaking f...

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Average iPhone Announcement Begs the Question: What Now?

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Yesterday's launch of the newest iPhone had superfans excited. Still, some critics are questioning whether the announcement was quite the “slam dunk” we’ve come to expect from Apple. ...

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