Todd Zwillich

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

From Incarceration to Graduation: One Young Man's Dreams of College Finally Realized

Thursday, October 12, 2017

When you're a convicted felon, there is a lot to overcome before you can even start out on the pathway towards college.


Brexit: A Clean Break is Not So Easy

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Negotiators have been hoping to make some headway with a fourth round of Brexit talks in Brussels this week. Will they be successful?


The Economist Caught Between Climate Deniers and Alarmists

Friday, September 22, 2017

Bjorn Lomborg says some well-meaning climate activists give confusing and inaccurate information about climate change, and divert precious funds away from tried and tested solutions.


Inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate Is On A Mission To Do Good

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Amanda Gorman, the inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate, shares some of her poetry and discusses her mission for her newly created role.


Concerns of Russian Meddling as Germany Prepares to Vote

Monday, September 18, 2017

Voters in Germany will head to the polls for federal elections next weekend, but some are worried about Russian interference. Sound familiar?


Washington State Attorney General Sues to Protect DACA

Friday, September 08, 2017

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is co-leading a lawsuit with 15 other attorneys general challenging President Donald Trump’s decision to end DACA.


Los Angeles Challenges Threat to Deny Federal Funds

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Los Angeles is suing the Trump administration over its latest threats to deny federal grant money to so-called "sanctuary cities."

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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. 


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.


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.


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?


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.


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.