Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Where Guards Exchange Beatings for Sweets: Horrors From Florida's Juvenile Detention System

Monday, October 16, 2017

An investigation by the Miami Herald has revealed a widespread culture of abuse, guard-incited violence, and administrative cover-ups in the Florida's Department of Juvenile Justice.

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Right-Wing Populists Scores Victory in Austrian Election

Monday, October 16, 2017

Voters in Austria headed to the polls Sunday to vote for a new leader ,and in the end a populist candidate was the victor.

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North Korea Renews Threats Against Guam Amidst U.S. Naval Drills

Monday, October 16, 2017

North Korean leaders are fuming after the U.S. and South Korea launched a 10 day special operations exercise this morning off the Korean peninsula.

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The Curious Case of the $629 Band-Aid

Monday, October 16, 2017

If you want to understand the American healthcare system, look no further than Malcom Bird. He was charged $629 after his daughter cut her finger, and left the ER with a Band-Aid.

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Somalia in the Grips of an Insurgency After Deadly Attack

Monday, October 16, 2017

Over the weekend, massive truck bombs were set off in a populated area of Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. More than 300 people died as a result of the attack.

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California Fire Victims Navigate Web of Insurance Woes

Monday, October 16, 2017

California requires that home insurance policies include fire protection, but homeowners are increasingly being pushed toward specialty policies, which can leave gaps in coverage.

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Horrors From Florida's Juvenile Detention System

Monday, October 16, 2017

An investigation by the Miami Herald has revealed a widespread culture of abuse, guard-incited violence, and administrative cover-ups in the Florida's Department of Juvenile Justice.

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Trump Acts Alone to Weaken Obamacare

Friday, October 13, 2017

Now that the Obamacare repeal has failed in Congress, President Donald Trump announced two healthcare measures that could create big changes to the Affordable Care Act.

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Fentanyl Manufacturer Faces Mounting Lawsuits

Friday, October 13, 2017

States are responding to opioid crisis with lawsuits, alleging that pharmaceutical companies push prescriptions to a broad range of patients, beyond what FDA has approved. 

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Kirstjen Nielsen: What You Need to Know About Trump's Homeland Security Nominee

Friday, October 13, 2017

Nielsen isn't well known to the public. POLITICO's Eliana Johnson said there are a few reasons why Nielsen — a "third string" official — might have been nominated to the position.

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Amid Mounting Criticism, Facebook Takes the Heat on Capitol Hill

Friday, October 13, 2017

As revelations into meddling by Russian linked accounts on Facebook continue to trickle out, Sheryl Sandberg has been in Washington this week to do damage control. 

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, October 13, 2017

Reviews of the new Jackie Chan action-thriller "The Foreigner," and the real-life biopic-drama "Professor Marston and the Wonder Women."

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A Story of Escape

Friday, October 13, 2017

Aruna and Vivek Jayaraman lost everything in the northern California wildfires this week. They share their harrowing story today on The Takeaway. 

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Trump Criticizes Puerto Rico as the Island Faces a Food Crisis

Thursday, October 12, 2017

It's been 22 days since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, and life on the island is still grim. But that hasn't stopped the president from attacking the U.S. territory. 

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Firefighters in California Bear Emotional Toll of Wildfires

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Dozens of wildfires are burning in California, and entire neighborhoods have been reduced to piles of ash. Some 8,000 firefighters are fighting the blazes on the ground and from the air

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Trump May Force Congress' Hand On the Iran Nuclear Deal

Thursday, October 12, 2017

President Trump is expected to announce a plan to decertify the Iran nuclear deal. The move would force Congress to act within 60 days. 

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The Reality of Fighting Wildfires

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Dozens of wildfires are burning in California, and entire neighborhoods have been reduced to piles of ash. Some 8,000 firefighters are fighting the blazes on the ground and from the air.

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Northern California is Set Ablaze

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Deadly wildfires ripped across Northern California on Sunday, burning more than 100,000 acres in the region’s wine country.

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Harvey Weinstein: Women in Hollywood Speak Out

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has become the latest figurehead in a multi entertainment empire to be embroiled in sexual harassment allegations.

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Trump Vs. Corker: What the Feud Tells Us About the State of the GOP

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

GOP Senator Bob Corker says President Trump is pushing the globe towards World War III, and that the GOP is enabling behavior that could potentially be dangerous for the country.

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