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The Takeaway

Why Women Are Opting Out of The Workforce

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

At home in the United States, the number of women working peaked in 1999 and is now declining. Here The Takeaway explores why more American women are choosing not to work. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Deadly Taliban Attack, The High Cost of Working, and The Most Popular Holiday Song

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Takeaway has the details on a Taliban attack in Pakistan, we explore the changing American workplace, and we review the most popular Christmas song ever recorded.

The Takeaway

Cargoland: Inside America's Busiest Waterfront

Monday, December 15, 2014

About 40 percent of everything that the United States imports comes through the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Together, they are the busiest port complex in the United States.

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The Takeaway

Founding Fathers' Time Capsule Unearthed

Monday, December 15, 2014

A time capsule buried by Samuel Adams and Paul Revere in 1795 was recently unearthed from the Boston Statehouse.

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The Takeaway

CIA Torture: An International Warcrime?

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Obama Administration has apparently decided not to prosecute officials from the Bush Administration over torture, but could another government do it?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Nationwide March Against Police Violence

Monday, December 15, 2014

We reflect on Saturday's National March Against Police Violence.

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The Takeaway

In Seven States, Atheists Still Barred From Office

Monday, December 15, 2014

In seven states, atheists are still barred from holding public office. A law professor and Maryland state senator explains the effort to repeal the ban.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Fear Grips Sydney, a Message From The Past, and a Christmas Truce

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Takeaway examines the hostage situation in Sydney, we get a closer look at a time capsule discovered in Massachusetts, and we look back at World War I.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Queens Tourism; Christmas History; Protest Reports

Monday, December 15, 2014

Tourism in Queens; this weekend's protests against police violence; a Tennessee law that threatens jail time for pregnant women who use drugs; and the cultural history of Christmas.

WNYC News

Former NYPD Detective from Staten Island Joins March in Washington

Sunday, December 14, 2014

One of the thousands rallying in the capital Saturday, was a former NYPD detective from Staten Island who knows about racism firsthand.

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WNYC News

Protesters Take to The Streets in DC, NYC

Saturday, December 13, 2014

From Washington Square to Washington D.C., thousands are marching to demand justice; many are calling for the prosecution of the policeman involved in the death of Eric Garner.

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WNYC News

Marching for Justice for Garner and Brown

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Demonstrators from D.C. to New York City are taking to the streets to protest against the grand jury decisions not to indict two police officers.

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The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: Inside the CIA Torture Report

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

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WNYC News

From NYC to DC, Garner Protesters Prepare for Saturday Rallies

Friday, December 12, 2014

After a week of daily demonstrations, there's a nation-wide protest Saturday. 

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The Takeaway

ISIS: The Inside Story

Friday, December 12, 2014

It's taken years for Martin Chulov to speak Abu Ahmed, now a senior official with ISIS. Chulov reflects on his conversations with Ahmed, which reveal how the terrorist group was born.

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The Takeaway

Michele Bachmann Waves Goodbye to Washington

Friday, December 12, 2014

A conservative firebrand, Representative Michele Bachmann quickly became a force in Congress and around the nation in her eight years as representative for Minnesota's 6th District.

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The Takeaway

How We Can Abolish Homelessness

Friday, December 12, 2014

Can you abolish homelessness?  According to the nation's former "homeless czar," the answer is a resounding yes. 

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The Takeaway

School Discipline: It's Different For Black Girls

Friday, December 12, 2014

New data shows that black girls and white girls are disciplined very differently by the U.S. educational system—and the disparity in treatment begins as early as elementary school.

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The Takeaway

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, December 12, 2014

A graphic novel in GIFs, Werner Herzog's inspirational quotes and a montage of Stephen Colbert pulling stuff out from behind his desk won the Internet this week.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Crunching the Data on Resisting Arrest

Friday, December 12, 2014

The WNYC data news team looks to the numbers to tell us more on race and the risk of being charged with resisting arrest.

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