Isabel Angell

Takeaway Producer

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

Harry Potter and the Curse of Growing Up

Monday, August 01, 2016

Nearly a decade after the last book, Harry Potter is back in a play called "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." What happens when our childhood heroes grow up?

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Women Run the Show in Wall Street Thriller 'Equity'

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The financial thriller "Equity" is being billed as the first Wall Street movie that stars women. It's also written, produced, and directed by women.

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Inside the Failed Fight to Save Yahoo

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Yahoo hasn't been in the same league as other tech giants like Google and Facebook for years, but some are sad to see the old Silicon Valley giant bought by Verizon. 

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50,000 Kids Could Die as Famine Lingers Over Nigeria

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Fighting with Boko Haram has left the region devastated and without a harvest for three years, aids workers say. 


Donald Trump Picks Gov. Mike Pence as Running Mate

Friday, July 15, 2016

Pence, a former congressman, is a more traditional conservative than Trump. He is outspoken against issues like gay marriage and abortion, and has the blessing of the GOP establishment.

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With Party Platform, The GOP Shifts Further to The Right

Thursday, July 14, 2016

This year's Republican Party platform goes further to the right on issues like gay rights, and calls pornography a "public menace."

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How Pokémon GO Became a Gaming Phenomenon

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

All around the country, people are trying to catch 'em all with Pokémon GO. What makes this mobile app so popular? 

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The Hague Rules Against Beijing in South China Sea Case

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Before the ruling was issued, China said it would not recognize any decision from the international tribunal. 

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Investigation Reveals Dark Side of Private Prisoner Transport

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

As the prison population continues to grow, states have turned to private companies to transport prisoners long distances. But the results can be deadly. 

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Carl Zimmer's 'Game of Genomes'

Monday, July 11, 2016

This is the story of one man's quest to learn literally everything about his body that science can tell him. 

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Understanding the Ballot Initiative, Our Most Direct Democracy

Thursday, July 07, 2016

This November, voters across the country will decide on ballot measures on everything from legalizing marijuana to repealing the death penalty. 

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The Push for 911 Texting

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

A text to 911 could be life-saving in certain circumstances. It also has its downsides.


A Massive Crisis of Governance in Illinois

Thursday, June 30, 2016

If the Prairie State does not pass a state budget for education, public schools in Chicago might not open in the fall. 


Tackling the 'Health Gap' in America

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

How bad is your state's health gap? New data lets you look beyond the averages and health statistics.


A Plea to Help the Displaced on World Refugee Day

Monday, June 20, 2016

On World Refugee Day, The Takeaway looks at how the global community is responding to the worst refugee crisis since World War II.

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For Some Parents, Summer's No Vacation

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Whether it's camp, a sitter, or daycare, many working parents struggle to find a place for their children over the summer.

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Free Memberships Broaden Appeal of IDNYC

Thursday, June 16, 2016

With free, one-year memberships at cultural institutions around the city to entice residents to get a municipal ID, who's signing up?

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Hillary Clinton's Long Journey

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Hillary Clinton will be the first woman to lead the presidential ticket of a major party. We look at her journey from First Lady of Arkansas to the Democratic nominee for president.

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Disappointed, Not Surprised: Stanford and American Rape Culture

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

After being found guilty of raping an unconscious woman, a judge sentenced a former Stanford student to six months in jail and probation. Some advocates are angry, but not surprised.

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Mega Soccer Tournament Copa America Comes to the U.S.

Monday, June 06, 2016

Some are asking why the U.S. is even hosting this tournament in the first place. (Hint: It's all about the Benjamins.)