Isabel Angell

Takeaway Producer

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

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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What You Need to Know About the Election This Week

Monday, October 24, 2016

Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich fills you in on the latest news from the campaign. 

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Happy Birthday, Wonder Woman!

Friday, October 21, 2016

Today is Wonder Woman's 75th birthday, and with an honorary post at the U.N. and a new movie on the way, this might be her best year yet. 

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Fighting for Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

South Africa's constitution protects women's reproductive rights, but Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng says the reality often doesn't match up with the law.

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I Know What It’s Like: Ailes Victim on Trump, Assault, and Men in Power

Friday, October 14, 2016

A woman who accused Roger Ailes of sexual harassment on what it's like making allegations against powerful men.

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Haiti Reeling from Hurricane Matthew

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Aid is coming slowly to the remote parts of southwestern Haiti destroyed by Hurricane Matthew.


A Lewd Election Places Parents in a Tough Spot

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

For many parents, the 2016 election has been difficult to discuss as the language of the campaign becomes less and less appropriate for children.


Apple, Samsung Square Off in Supreme Court

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Two smartphone giants have taken their fight over design patents all the way to the nation's highest court.

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Characters of all Shapes, Sizes, and Colors Flock to New York Comic Con

Friday, October 07, 2016

Pop culture geeks from near and far are gathering at New York Comic Con this weekend. 

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Yahoo Scanned Customer Emails for the U.S. Government

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Yahoo is on the defensive — again — after a report by Reuters alleges the tech giant developed software to scan Yahoo mail accounts at the request of government officials. 


The Rise and Fall of Zero Tolerance Policies

Monday, October 03, 2016

Zero tolerance policies gained popularity amid a spike of school violence in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but the policy has since been harshly criticized.


Closing the Representation Gap for Plus-Size Women

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

67 percent of U.S. women are labeled "plus-size" by the fashion industry, but their body types can only be found in 2 percent of media images. A new campaign intends to close the gap. 

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What Good Is a Naval Base That's Underwater?

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A group of former top military leaders have warned that global warming is a direct threat to our national security. What might the military do to combat the effects of climate change?

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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?


The Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Having a master's degree in geology was rare for a woman in the 1950s, but that didn't stop Marie Tharp from changing the field forever.

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Judge Orders Connecticut to Fix Inequality in Schools

Monday, September 12, 2016

A Connecticut judge ruled that the state's education system was unfair — and ordered a total overhaul of everything from funding distribution to teacher evaluations.

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