Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

White Officer Acquitted in 2011 Killing of Anthony Lamar Smith

Friday, September 15, 2017

A judge in St. Louis has ruled former police officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first degree murder for the 2011 shooting death of the 24-year-old black man Anthony Lamar Smith.

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For the Florida Keys, A Long Road to Recovery After Hurricane Irma

Friday, September 15, 2017

Less than a week after Hurricane Irma roared through the Caribbean and Florida, the scope of destruction in her aftermath is still coming to light.

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, September 15, 2017

Reviews of "Mother!" starring Jennifer Lawrence, "American Assassin" with Michael Keaton, and "First They Killed My Father," directed by Angelina Jolie. 

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A Scholar Argues That It's Time to Do Away With the Constitution

Friday, September 15, 2017

One constitutional scholar says it's time to move on from our founding document. But what would that mean for our country? That debate is here. 

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Cassini's Grand Finale

Friday, September 15, 2017

The spacecraft Cassini spent 13 years sending us photos and other data from Saturn, its rings, and many moons. Today, it ended its mission by plunging through the planet's atmosphere.

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As Trump Negotiates on Immigration, His Base Fumes

Friday, September 15, 2017

When reports emerged this week that President Trump had formed a plan with Democrats to protect DACA recipients, hard-line conservatives quickly voiced their outrage.

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Is It Time to Do Away With America's Sacred Text?

Friday, September 15, 2017

Sunday is Constitution Day, the 230th anniversary of the ratification of the Constitution. One scholar argues it’s time to leave the Constitution behind.

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Breaking the Silence on the Vietnam War

Friday, September 15, 2017

The new 10-part documentary series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, "The Vietnam War," premiers on Sunday, and it aims to challenge previous perceptions about the conflict.

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San Diego Struggles to Address Severe Hepatitis A Outbreak

Thursday, September 14, 2017

For the past year, San Diego has been in the midst of a major Hepatitis A outbreak. The city has responded with a street washing program, but more cases are expected to be reported. 

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Trump's DACA Deal With Dems: What You Need to Know

Thursday, September 14, 2017

In Washington, there appears to be some kind of deal that could preserve the the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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A Rising Middle Class? Reading Between the Lines of the Latest Census Data

Thursday, September 14, 2017

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that that the middle class is on the rise in America. Is it time to celebrate? Some say, not so fast.

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When Disaster Strikes, Inequality Lays Bare Amid the Wreckage

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Storms like Hurricane Irma don't discriminate when they make landfall, but the country’s most vulnerable often fare the worst amid a natural disaster.

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No New Trial for Overturned Conviction

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Last week, Massachusetts District Attorney Marian Ryan said there will be no new trial for Victor Rosario.

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In Myanmar, Hope for a Democratic Future Marred by a Murderous Crackdown

Thursday, September 14, 2017

It’s being called an "ethnic cleansing" campaign propped up by "modern day concentration camps" — the plight of the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar has escalated in recent weeks.

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Afro-Beat Band Antibalas Searches for the Rhythm of Change

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Brooklyn-based Afro-beat band Antiblas is moving away from current day political conflicts and focusing instead on historical wrongs.

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When Disaster Strikes, Inequality Lays Bare Amid the Wreckage

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Storms like Hurricane Irma don't discriminate when they make landfall, but the country’s most vulnerable often fare the worst amid a natural disaster.

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An Unlikely Duo 'Welded' Together Together By War

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The new book “Shooting Ghosts” examines the complex and sometimes emotional relationship between war photographers and members of the U.S. military. 

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America's Toxic Tap

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Plastic is everywhere, including in the U.S. drinking water supply, according to a new study.

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A Swan Song For Some Military Bands: Budget Cuts Stop The Music

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Over the past year, the military has cut their band budgets by around 40 percent. The 323rd Army Band in San Antonio, Texas is one of five bands slated to be shut down by 2019.

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America's Toxic Tap

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Plastic is everywhere, including in the U.S. drinking water supply, according to a new study. The Takeaway has the details, plus a look at healthcare, climate change, and much more. 

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