Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Behind the Curtain of North Korea

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

To understand the latest from North Korea, we turn to one of the only journalist who has gone undercover in the country. 

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Salman Rushdie Abandons Fantasy in His New Novel

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Author Salman Rushdie says his latest work, "The Golden House," was crafted for "this very strange moment where reality itself seems to be under attack."

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Announcement on DACA Made Today

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

The White House today announced plans to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which has protected nearly 800,000 undocumented youth. 

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Dreams up in the Air for DACA Recipient

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Ciriac Alvarez is one of the nearly 800,000 people protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. 

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The Limits of Empathy

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Americans have donated their time and money to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey. But does a crisis at home make us more sympathetic to human suffering abroad?  

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Global Warming's Role in Hurricane Harvey

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

A discussion with a climate scientist about Hurricane Harvey on what can and can't be attributed to global warming. 

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Thousands of Rohingyas Flee as Military Violence Worsens

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

In the past week, nearly 50,000 Rohingya Muslims have been on the run from violence, and nearly 20,000 of those are trapped in a no man's land between Myanmar and Bangladesh.

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Congress Braces Itself for September

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

The House and Senate are returning from recess with some pressing items to resolve, including decisions about raising the debt ceiling and sending relief funds to Houston.

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North Korea Continues Testing Weapons, and Tensions

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Tensions continue to escalate after North Korea tested a hydrogen bomb, its most powerful nuclear test so far.

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A Decision on DACA, No Relief for Rohingya, Exploring Empathy

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

On today's show: An update on the fate of DACA and its grantees. Plus, fleeing Rohingya Muslims face a no man's land, and a look at human empathy when natural disaster strikes.

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Preparing the Workers of Today for the Labor Needs of Tomorrow

Monday, September 04, 2017

In this special Labor Day episode, explore the economy, and how more Americans can find new pathways to the middle class.

Want to Reach the Middle Class? Robert Reich Has Some Advice

Friday, September 01, 2017

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich talks about possible alternative routes for people to gain entry to America's middle class.

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After Harvey, Finding Hope in Houston

Friday, September 01, 2017

It’s been almost a week since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas. But residents in the greater Houston metro area are coming together in order to move forward.

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Saudi Arabia's Diplomatic Disputes Complicate Hajj Pilgrimage

Friday, September 01, 2017

This week, the annual Hajj pilgrimage began for Muslims from around the world. But as Qatar remains in a bitter dispute with Saudi Arabia, some have struggled to enter the country.

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If Disaster Comes, Could You Weather the Storm?

Friday, September 01, 2017

From a natural disaster like Hurricane Harvey, to an unexpected broken bone, most Americans are not financially prepared for an emergency.

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If Disaster Comes, Could You Weather the Storm?

Friday, September 01, 2017

From a natural disaster like Hurricane Harvey, to an unexpected broken bone, many Americans are not financially prepared for an emergency.

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Is Defense Secretary James Mattis Taking on the President?

Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Department of Defense seems to be sending conflicting signals about President Trump's trans ban. 

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Why 80 Percent of Hurricane Harvey Victims Don't Have Flood Insurance

Thursday, August 31, 2017

This week there’s been a lot of focus on the immediate damage created by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, but it won’t be long before the focus will shift to Houston’s recovery.

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With Amazon-Whole Foods Deal, A New Era for the Grocery Industry

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Amazon officially took control over Whole Foods starting on Monday. The deal could have far-reaching consequences for the broader grocery industry, and consumers.

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Food Shortages Hit Houston as Stores Struggle to Restock

Thursday, August 31, 2017

The ongoing flooding in Houston has presented an enormous obstacle for delivery trucks trying to restock marooned grocery stores.

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