Todd Zwillich

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As Lawmakers Fail to Act, Illinois Budget Crisis Drags On

Friday, June 30, 2017

Illinois is set to enter its third year without a budget. Schools and services to the poor are already affected, and more cuts are expected after the July 1st end to the fiscal year. 

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Shadow Politics: GOP Keeps Healthcare Talks Behind Closed Doors

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Despite criticizing Democrats for a lack of transparency when passing Obamacare in 2009, Republicans have held no public hearings as they work through their own healthcare bill.

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Comedian Todd Barry Searches for Humor Outside the Big City Bubble

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Comedian Todd Barry is known for his appearances on shows like "Louie" and "Conan," but the subject of his first book chronicles his tour through small cities across the country.

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Bismarck Residents Didn’t Even Have to Fight to Re-Route the Dakota Access Pipeline

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The population of Bismarck, North Dakota, which is located about 55 miles north of the Standing Rock Reservation, is 92 percent white, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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What Trump Could Mean for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to change years of U.S. policy towards Israel. What happens if he delivers on those promises?

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Boston Lighthouse Burning Bright at 300

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

North America’s first and oldest lighthouse station — celebrating its 300th birthday today — is fully automated, so why does it have a resident keeper?

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Will the U.S. Turn its Back on Afghan Translators?

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Some lawmakers are questioning whether the U.S. should continue a program of resettling Afghan translators that assisted U.S. troops in America's longest war.

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The Child Bride Next Door

Monday, December 28, 2015

Across the United States, tens of thousands of children have entered into arranged or forced marriages in recent years.

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The Next Speaker? What You Need to Know About Kevin McCarthy

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Does Rep. McCarthy indeed have the chops to succeed where Boehner failed and unify a splintered Republican House?

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Can Trophy Hunting Help Endangered Species?

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Public outrage at trophy hunters has reached a fever pitch after a Minnesota dentist killed an endangered lion for sport. But is there a benefit to trophy hunting?

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Obama, Boehner Buy Time on Trade Deal

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

President Obama's trade package was derailed last week by his own party, so he's turning to House Speaker John Boehner to find a way forward. 

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Lessons Learned from the Ebola Outbreak

Friday, June 12, 2015

Now that the Ebola epidemic is nearly over, The Takeaway explores the latest developments in Ebola research and what the public health community has learned about the spread of virus.

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Time Running Out for the NSA

Friday, May 29, 2015

Congress is running out of time to save two sections of the Patriot Act. On Monday, unless the Senate acts, the NSA may not be able to collect data in bulk. 

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Ireland Votes on Marriage Equality

Friday, May 22, 2015

Today the people of Ireland will vote on a referendum on same-sex marriage. If it passes, Ireland will become the first nation to support gay marriage by a popular vote.

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First Batch of Clinton Emails Released

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The emails appear to contain "sensitive" but not classified information, and are largely from around the time of the attacks in Benghazi.

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Drought Threatens the Colorado River

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The Colorado River is a vital source of water for an estimated 36 million people. But drought, overuse, and miscalculations are putting it at risk. 

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Santa Barbara Oil Spill Stirs Memories of The Past

Thursday, May 21, 2015

This week, a pipeline ruptured and spilled 21,000 gallons of oil along the Santa Barbara coast. Longtime residents remember a previous spill that galvanized the environmental movement.

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Massive Lawsuit Exposes Cancer Charity Fraud

Thursday, May 21, 2015

In one of the largest charity fraud cases in history, four cancer charities are accused of spending nearly $200 million in donations on goods and services.

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India's Water Crisis

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Some 97 million people in India do not have access to clean water, and a majority of the sewages from cities flow into major waterways like the Ganges River.

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#GirlsWithToys: Proving Science Isn't Just For Guys

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

After an astronomer said many scientists were just "boys with toys," women in STEM took to Twitter to show that it's not just boys who get to have all the fun.

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