Isabel Angell

Takeaway Producer

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

One Woman's Quest to Fix Foster Care

Thursday, December 22, 2016

In 2014, 415,000 children passed through the foster care system. Child welfare advocate Marcia Robinson Lowry is using the courts to reform foster care in states across the country. 

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An Elector Receives Thousands of Pleas to Change Her Vote

Monday, December 19, 2016

Electors across the country are being swamped with calls to vote against President-elect Donald Trump.

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, December 16, 2016

Reviews of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," "Collateral Beauty" starring Will Smith, and "Fences" with Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.

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Feds Put Spotlight on Texas Special Education

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Federal officials are looking into claims that Texas intentionally keeps students out of special education. 


Tech Talk in The Golden Tower: Trump Meets With Silicon Valley Leaders

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The meeting brings together two groups that had little common ground during the election. 


The Big Business of 'Doubt Science'

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A look at how corporations rely on "doubt science" to help them win lawsuits and push for fewer regulations.

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Oakland Mourns in Wake of the Ghost Ship Tragedy

Friday, December 09, 2016

Gabe Meline, the online editor for KQED Arts, explains why spaces like the Ghost Ship are so important to artists and others who live outside normal society.

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What to Expect from Legal Marijuana in California

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

California voters passed a ballot measure legalizing recreational marijuana in November. Here's what to expect next. 

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Supreme Court Hears Two Gerrymandering Cases

Monday, December 05, 2016

The justices will decide whether Republicans in Virginia and North Carolina participated in racial gerrymandering, which is illegal.

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In Judicial Elections, Outside Spending Hits Record High

Monday, November 28, 2016

Outside groups spent over $19 million this year to sway campaigns for the highest seats in state supreme courts. That number is a striking record high — and it has serious implications.

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Tensions Rise Over Violence at Standing Rock

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Authorities are defending the use of water cannons in freezing weather against protesters at Standing Rock earlier this week.

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Hunger Inspires Teens to Help Community

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Seeing hunger affect their neighbors and classmates — or even their own families — empowered a group of teenagers in Portland, Oregon to help their community.

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Republicans Strengthen Hold in State Houses

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Republicans now control a record number of state legislatures, and have a distinct advantage looking forward to the 2018 midterms. 

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ISIS Reacts to President-Elect Donald Trump

Monday, November 21, 2016

Social media sites associated with ISIS and al-Qaeda celebrated Trump's victory, with one site expressing joy about "the imminent demise of America at the hands of Trump.”


Why One Man Didn't Vote for President: 'Nothing Really Changes'

Thursday, November 17, 2016

More than 40 percent of eligible voters did not cast a ballot for president last week — making "no thanks" the real winner of the election.

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Voters Have Their Say on 163 Ballot Measures

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

From legalized marijuana to the death penalty, find out what happened with the big ballot measures across the country.


Will Twitter Live to See the 2020 Election?

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Twitter announced that people in the United States have sent one billion tweets about the 2016 election since last August. But will it still be around in four years?

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On Election Day, Californians to Decide on Death Penalty, Gun Control, and More

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

California voters face a crowded, complicated ballot this year, with 17 measures to decide on. Here's what you need to know. 


How Voters Will Shape the Criminal Justice System on Election Day

Thursday, October 27, 2016

There are 163 ballot initiatives in 35 states this election season, and many of them are about criminal justice issues.


Challenging the Sharing Economy: Airbnb Takes on New York State

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

New York State just enacted legislation that slaps big fines on people who rent their apartments for less than 30 days. Airbnb has responded with a federal lawsuit.

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