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Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

The New U.N. and North Korea

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The 71st session of the U.N. General Assembly begins today. Just days after North Korea's successful nuclear test, the country's foreign minister will be in attendance. 

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Research Chimpanzees Get New Start in Sanctuary

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Life is about to become very different for more than 200 chimpanzees. Why? Last week marked the end of privately funded research on chimpanzees in the U.S. 

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Candidates Prep for The Presidential Debates

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The debates are coming up! We examine the candidates' chances, the archaic debate format, and if the system is "rigged."

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Conflict in Ukraine Continues

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

At the United Nations, Ukraine will attempt legal action against Russia for its annexation of Crimea. The United States is expected to play a role.

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Investigating the Trump Foundation, A New United Nations, Paralympic Heros

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

On today's show: An in-depth look at the Trump's charitable giving; the issues facing the new United Nations; a Paralympic athlete on her Rio Games.

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Trump Foundation Called Into Question

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The Donald J. Trump Foundation is coming under scrutiny after it was revealed that Trump took credit for donations that were not his and stopped giving to the charity entirely in 2008. 

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After Tragedy, Paralympian Returns to Rio for Gold

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Alana Nichols is the first American female athlete to win gold medals in Summer and Winter Paralympic Games, and that's after a devastating accident paralyzed her from the waist down.

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Criminal Intent and a Brain Aneurysm

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Can a man be convicted of assault if he committed the crime while he was suffering from a brain hemorrhage? A criminal case from the past sheds light on today's justice system.

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New Deal Joins the U.S. and Russia Against Islamic Terrorism in Syria

Monday, September 12, 2016

A seven day cease-fire is intended to start today in Aleppo and other besieged areas after a weekend of heightened violence in Syria.

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On the Lookout for Brain Trauma in the NFL

Monday, September 12, 2016

To assuage concerns about head injuries, the NFL now has one "concussion spotter" and two neurotrauma consultants at every game. How effective are they in actually protecting players?

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The Temporary Block of Dakota Access Pipeline and Native American Rights

Monday, September 12, 2016

On Friday, the Obama administration made an unprecedented announcement in support of Native American rights when it temporarily blocked the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.  

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Judge Orders Connecticut to Fix Inequality in Schools

Monday, September 12, 2016

A Connecticut judge ruled that the state's education system was unfair — and ordered a total overhaul of everything from funding distribution to teacher evaluations.

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From Class President to Prisoner

Monday, September 12, 2016

Tourie Moses's transition from class president to prison is representative of thousands of at-risk youths in American schools. 

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The Fall of the Equal Rights Amendment and The Rise of the Religious Right

Monday, September 12, 2016

How the defeat of the ERA lead to the rise of Ronald Reagan, the moral majority and the nomination of Donald Trump. 

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Cease-Fire in Syria, Native American Rights, From School President to Prison

Monday, September 12, 2016

On today's show: The deal Russia and the U.S. made about Aleppo; how Obama blocked the Dakota Access Pipeline; an education overhaul in Connecticut.

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The Private Health of Presidential Candidates

Monday, September 12, 2016

Hillary Clinton has been diagnosed with pneumonia. Neither presidential candidate has shared much about their health. How much right do they have to keep their health private?

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Analyzing the Clinton, Trump Foreign Policy Forum

Thursday, September 08, 2016

"It was awful. It was really awful," says Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich. 

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CDC Director Speaks Out on Fight Against Zika

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

"Zika is unprecedented and unfortunately it's going to be around for years to come, that's why it's so important that we invest now," says CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden.

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, September 02, 2016

Worth a watch? Film critic Rafer Guzman reviews "Morgan" and "The Light Between Oceans."

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Georgetown University Makes Amends for Slavery

Friday, September 02, 2016

Yesterday, Georgetown University apologized for its historical use of slavery, and has stated it will be taking action to make amends.

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