Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Looking Ahead to the Next Steps in Egypt

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Did the protests undermined the elections that took place a year ago? Was Morsi not given the chance to carry out his leadership as the freely elected leader of Egypt? Will the milita...

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Egypt Brings New Challenges for U.S. Role in Middle East

Thursday, July 04, 2013

The ouster of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and the start of an interim government could offer a new set of complications for the United States and it's role in the Middle East. Jo...

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The New Movie Releases of July 4th Weekend

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Independence Day is of course one of Hollywood's favorite holidays. The box offices offer up some of summer's expected big hits. Hitting the theaters this weekend is Disney's "The Lon...

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Egyptian-Americans Weigh in on Nation's New Chapter

Thursday, July 04, 2013

For Egyptian-Americans, the definitions and ideas of freedom and independence are being tested as Egypt embarks on a new chapter. To reflect on this future, The Takeaway welcomes thre...

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Military Coup Staged in Egypt, Morsi Ousted as President

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who was elected democratically just one year ago, has officially stepped down from power. In addition to removing the president, the army has suspen...

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Tensions in Egypt Intensify as Morsi Rejects Army Ultimatum

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

The situation in Egypt is quickly intensifying after President Mohamed Morsi rejected an army ultimatum to find a resolution to the protests. A ban on international travel has been pl...

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Key Requirement of Health Law Delayed Until 2015

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

The Affordable Care Act or Obamacare is President Obama's signature domestic law. The historic initiative could very well shape the narrative of his legacy. But the law is now partial...

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The Politics of Johnny Depp as Tonto

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Johnny Depp plays Tonto, a Native America character, in the new Disney film “The Lone Ranger.” With Depp in the role, the long tradition of non-Native actors playing Tonto continues, ...

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Coping with Tragedy in Yarnell, Arizona

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

With the tragedy of the lost lives of 19 firemen in Yarnell, Arizona still fresh, many are wondering what they can do to help the community. Today, we're joined by Matt Moomaw, a form...

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First Same-Sex Married Couple Approved for Green Card

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Just days after the Supreme Court delivered a legal milestone in the form of a ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act, Traian Popov and Julian Marsh celebrated a personal mileston...

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New Report Shows Church Shielded Funds From Clergy Victims

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York, has long been considered one of the "good guys" of the Catholic Church. But new documents released this week by the Roman Catholic Archdioce...

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Snowden Pulls Request for Russian Aslyum

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Edward Snowden remains in a transit area in the Moscow airport, but he has abandoned his request for asylum in Russia after Russian President Vladimir Putin said asylum would only be ...

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Tulsa 2024: The Real Plan to Make OK the Home of the Summer Olympic Games

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Tokyo, Rio, Athens, London and Sydney: What do these cities have in common? They’ve all hosted the modern Olympic games. And if Tulsa (yes, that Tulsa—the one in Oklahoma) has its way...

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The Yarnell Hill Wildfire Leaves Residents Displaced And In The Dark

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

It's been a devastating week for the residents of Yarnell, Arizona. The entire town has been evacuated after a raging wildfire destroyed hundreds of homes and took the lives of 19 fir...

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Protests Continue in Egypt As Demands Grow for Morsi to Step Down

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

After millions took to the streets on Sunday, protests continue in Egypt where hundreds of thousands continue to demand the ouster of the democratically elected President Mohamed Mors...

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The Economics of Food: Cookbooks and Global Development

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Having a large amount of diversity in our food can enrich our lives. But how come it's so hard to find cookbooks and restaurants that serve more exotic cuisines? Economist and author ...

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Takeaway Host John Hockberry Checks in From Africa

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Takeaway Host John Hockenberry is in southern Africa all this week and is looking at the economic realities on the ground there. In townships where the economy and putting food on the...

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19 Firefighters Killed in Arizona Wildfire

Monday, July 01, 2013

Arizona resident and officials are reeling from the biggest loss of life due to a wildfire in 30 years. At least 19 firefighters died this weekend battling a wildfire in the Central A...

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The Changing Mission of the All-American Paratroopers

Monday, July 01, 2013

The 82 Airborne Division, the Army’s rapid-response force for global crises, is undergoing training exercises aimed at improving its ability to handle chemical weapons attacks. Major ...

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Nelson Mandela's Lifelong Friend Reflects on the Ailing Leader

Monday, July 01, 2013

Before John left for Africa, he sat down to reflect on the sentiments of South Africans as they prepare for the passing of one of history's greatest leaders and peace activists. Denis...

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