Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

The Start of a GOP Revolt?

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A number of prominent Republicans are beginning to denounce President Donald Trump. But what does this growing chorus of anti-Trump voices really add up to? 

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Winning Dodgers and Astros Face Off In World Series Game 1

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Game one of the World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros kicks off tonight in Los Angeles. 

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In Texas, FEMA Response Continues to Lag

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

A brutal hurricane season across the Gulf and in Puerto Rico means FEMA is operating at max capacity, leaving many families waiting weeks for assessments and funds from the agency. 

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Waiting for Disaster Relief in Hurricanes' Wake

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

A brutal hurricane season across the Gulf means that FEMA is operating at max capacity. The Takeaway looks at how recovery efforts are unfolding in Orange County, Texas.

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Tens of Thousands March as Crisis Escalates in Catalonia

Monday, October 23, 2017

In Catalonia, nearly 500,000 people turned out to protest this weekend after the Spanish government began taking steps to replace the region's democratically elected government.

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Yemini Journalist Secures Visa After Being Barred From The U.S.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Despite having a Swedish passport, the U.S. would not allow Yemeni journalist Afrah Nasser to travel to New York to due to current travel ban guidelines. That changed today. 

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Opening Statements Begin In Kathryn Steinle Murder Trial

Monday, October 23, 2017

Steinle was killed in July 2015, and the man standing trial for her death is an undocumented immigrant named Jose Inez Garcia Zarate. Her death played a major role in the 2016 election.

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Portuguese Government Faces Backlash Following Deadly Forest Fires

Monday, October 23, 2017

More than 40 people have been reported dead in recent forest fires in Portugal. This is the country's second deadliest forest fire event of the year. 

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In California Communities, Schools Face a Steep Challenge After Deadly Fires

Monday, October 23, 2017

Later this week, schools in Santa Rosa are expecting to reopen. Lesson plans will now include new support systems, both for students and teachers who lost homes in recent wildfires.

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Malta Journalist's Murder Draws Protests and Questions

Monday, October 23, 2017

Daphne Caruana Galizia was one of Malta’s top investigative journalists. She exposed high-level corruption, and was murdered in a car bomb explosion last week.

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Bowe Bergdahl Sentencing Trial Begins Today

Monday, October 23, 2017

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty to two charges of desertion and endangering troops last week, which carry the possibility of a life sentence. 

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The Global Fight for Press Freedom

Monday, October 23, 2017

In Malta, the murder of a journalist is drawing protests and raising questions. The Takeaway has that story, plus a conversation with a journalist who was barred from entering the U.S.

Trump Administration Aims to Stop Teen Immigrant's Abortion

Friday, October 20, 2017

Lawyers for the Trump Administration are attempting to block a pregnant 17 year old immigrant in federal custody from having an abortion.

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How Google Shapes the Opioid Crisis in America

Friday, October 20, 2017

Large drug treatment centers are using Google to game the system and target addicts and their families. 

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Former Officer Seeks Accountability With Police Crime Database

Friday, October 20, 2017

A former-police officer turned researcher, Dr. Phil Stinson, has built a public database of police misconduct. He has documented over 8,000 police arrests across the country.

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Japan Heading to Snap Election

Friday, October 20, 2017

Critics of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have accused him of using the election to avoid recent corruption scandals and to take advantage of the fears of regional instability.

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Two Weeks Later, Questions Remain Over Niger Attack

Friday, October 20, 2017

Defense Sec. James Mattis says the Pentagon still does not have the details of the attack in Niger that took place two weeks ago and killed four U.S. soldiers, and wounded two others.

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After Russian Meddling, Lawmakers Seek to Regulate Political Ads Online

Friday, October 20, 2017

A bipartisan group of senators have introduced a bill that would force political ads sold on platforms like Facebook to be regulated the same way as ads sold on television and radio.

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How Google Shapes the Opioid Crisis in America

Friday, October 20, 2017

Large drug treatment centers are using Google to game the system and target addicts and their families.

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To Fight Sexism and Harassment, France Considers Criminal Fines for Catcalls

Thursday, October 19, 2017

As debates continue over sexual harassment and assault, France may see something the U.S. is unlikely to experience anytime soon: Criminal fines for catcalling women on the street.

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