Isabel Angell

Takeaway Associate Producer

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

ICE's Hotline Sows Seeds of Suspicion

Monday, October 30, 2017

ICE set up a hotline to "support victims of crimes committed by criminal aliens," but call logs tell a different story about the program.

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Trump's Fight Against the Opioid Crisis: Is it Enough?

Friday, October 27, 2017

President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency in a speech at the White House on Thursday. Here's what that means in a practical sense. 

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Republicans Pin Hopes to Tax Reform

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Republicans are hoping their common goal of lower taxes will bring the party together to give them their first big legislative win of 2017.

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Report: Pollution Causes More Deaths Than War, Smoking

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Environmental pollution now kills more people than all war and violence across the globe, and smoking, hunger, or natural disasters. 

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Erasing the Language of Science

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

People already ignore scientific facts, from vaccines to warnings about climate change. But what would happen in 50 years if we completely turned our backs on science?

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Bowe Bergdahl Sentencing Trial Begins Today

Monday, October 23, 2017

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty to two charges of desertion and endangering troops last week, which carry the possibility of a life sentence. 

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Communist Party Elites Converge in Beijing

Thursday, October 19, 2017

President Xi Jinping is expected to solidify his leadership for another five years at the 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.

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Earth, 2067: Technology Will Spell the Death of Independent Thought

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

What will the world look like in 50 years? While we don’t have a time machine yet, we do have science fiction writers to take us there.

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The Las Vegas Shooting: Investigators Grapple With Multiple Unanswered Questions

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

While the FBI has received more than 2,000 tips about Stephen Paddock, authorities still haven't uncovered a motive behind the massacre.

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Pussy Riot Co-Founder Reminds the World: Protest Can Happen Anywhere

Monday, October 16, 2017

Masha Alyokhina of the Russian punk protest band Pussy Riot risked everything to stand up to the Russian government. She discusses her new work and political activism here. 

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Firefighters in California Bear Emotional Toll of Wildfires

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Dozens of wildfires are burning in California, and entire neighborhoods have been reduced to piles of ash. Some 8,000 firefighters are fighting the blazes on the ground and from the air

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Trump’s Immigration Rhetoric Echoes a Bitter Fight in the 90s

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Border fences, deportations, and putting “America First.” It all happened in the 1990s, and it started in California.

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Who Will Live on the Islands of Trash?

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

In a special new series from The Takeaway, science fiction writers imagine what the world will look like in 2067. Today, we hear from author Kristen Simmons.

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The Hidden Female Codebreakers of World War II

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Women made up a majority of codebreakers during World War II, but their contributions — including cracking the Japanese shipping codes — have been largely hidden. 

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Yemen's Public Health Struggles Mount as Civil War Continues

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Yemen's hospitals and rural clinics cannot handle the mounting casualties between the war, the deadly cholera epidemic, and the severe food shortages. 

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Modern Lessons From a Veteran of the Free Speech Movement

Friday, September 29, 2017

Lynne Hollander Savio, a former member of the Free Speech Movement at Berkeley and widow of one of its leaders, Mario Savio, reflects on free speech on campus today.

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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?

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Remembering Berkeley's Free Speech Movement

Monday, September 25, 2017

Right wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos had planned to hold a “Free Speech Week” at UC Berkeley this week. But after months of controversy, the event was cancelled. 

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A Scholar Argues That It's Time to Do Away With the Constitution

Friday, September 15, 2017

One constitutional scholar says it's time to move on from our founding document. But what would that mean for our country? That debate is here. 

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Cassini's Grand Finale

Friday, September 15, 2017

The spacecraft Cassini spent 13 years sending us photos and other data from Saturn, its rings, and many moons. Today, it ended its mission by plunging through the planet's atmosphere.

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