Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Parsing Health Care Plans, US Involvement in 1953 Iranian Coup, Thelma and Louise's Legacy

Friday, June 30, 2017

On today's show: Understanding competing health care bills; a report on the U.S. role in the 1953 coup in Iran; a new book on "Thelma and Louise."

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Sentenced as Children to Die in Prison

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The United States has some of the most draconian laws around the world when it comes to sentencing juvenile offenders.

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In Australia, A New Chapter in the Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Cardinal George Pell, a senior adviser to Pope Francis, is facing charges of sexual assault in his home country of Australia.

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Trump Meets South Korean President

Thursday, June 29, 2017

North Korea and free trade will be at the top of the discussion between President Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-In. 

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The Travel Ban is Back — For Now. Here's What You Need to Know.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

A version of President Trump's travel ban takes effect today, after the Supreme Court upheld portions of the executive order on Monday.

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iPhone at 10: How Mobile Tech Has Made Our Lives Better and Worse

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Ten years ago today, Apple unveiled the iPhone. In the decade since, the smartphone has changed the way millions of people live and work.

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Defining the Travel Ban, The iPhone Turns 10, Juvenile Justice

Thursday, June 29, 2017

On today's show: A version of the president's travel ban takes effect today; how the smartphone has shaped American lives in the last decade; sentencing kids to life in prison. 

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Tensions Run High as Chinese President Xi Visits Hong Kong

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinpin visits Hong Kong amid growing anti-mainland sentiments. What can his visit tell us about the relationship between Beijing and the region?

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Taking on Texas: Municipalities Sue Over Sanctuary Cities Law

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

In Texas, civil rights and immigrant groups and different municipalities are challenging a state law that has introduced steep penalties on sanctuary cities in the Lone Star State.

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New Cyberattack Exposes Global Vulnerabilities

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Yesterday, a cyberattack that originated in the Ukraine quickly spread across Russia and Europe, and a few cases of disruption appeared in the U.S.

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Death in Detention, Student Loan Secrets, Musician Drew Holcomb

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

On today's show: A Long Island man is dead after mistakenly being detained by ICE; the crippling burden of educational debt; the latest from Drew Holcomb's new album, "Souvenir."

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Stories From Under the Cloud of Student Loan Debt

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

This year, total student loan debt in the U.S. surpassed credit card debt: 44 million Americans owe $1.3 trillion. Death, Sex & Money Host Anna Sale wanted to learn their stories.

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Can the GOP Get the Votes on Healthcare?

Monday, June 26, 2017

Senate Republican leaders finally released their healthcare plan last week, but with mere days to go before the end of session, some in the GOP are pushing back against the bill. 

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Parsing Through the Details of the GOP's Healthcare Bill

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Senate bill looks a great deal like the House bill, which would leave 23 million more people without insurance in the next 10 years, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

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The Fight to Shine a Light on the GOP's Healthcare Plan

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Republican healthcare plan is being hashed out behind closed doors. The bill, which has been kept in secret, may finally be revealed on Thursday.

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ICE Discontinues Program for Asylum Seekers

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The federally-funded program, which helps mainly women and children, has enrolled approximately 630 families, and advocates say the initiative was largely successful. 

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Federal Funding Bill Introduced for Disconnected Youth

Monday, June 19, 2017

Across the United States, there are an estimated 4.9 million "disconnected youths" ages 16 to 24 who are neither working nor in school.

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After the Castile Verdict, Where Is the NRA?

Monday, June 19, 2017

Officer Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty for the shooting death of Philando Castile, who was a licensed gun owner and told Yanez he was carrying a weapon when he was pulled over.

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Forest Fire Leaves More Than 60 Dead in Portugal

Monday, June 19, 2017

A forest fire in central Portugal killed more than 60 people over the weekend. Government officials expect the death toll to rise as rescue workers continue to assess the damage. 

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Terror Attack Strikes London Mosque

Monday, June 19, 2017

One man is dead, and at least 10 are injured. A suspect has been arrested, and eyewitnesses say the man was heard shouting “I want to kill all Muslims.”  

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