Isabel Angell

Takeaway Associate Producer

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

Supreme Court Takes Up New Gerrymandering Lawsuit

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Today, the Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the third redistricting case of the term, which alleges that Texas lawmakers intentionally drew maps that hurt black and Hispanic voters.


How 'Beychella' Helped One Daughter Share Her Love of Beyoncé With Her Mom

Monday, April 23, 2018

Mother and daughter Yvonne Lewis and Hunter Harris haven't always agreed on Beyoncé, but the two found common ground after the singer's record-breaking performance at Coachella. 


Opioid Shortage Spells Trouble for Hospitals

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A diminishing supply of opioid drugs for hospital use is forcing physicians to improvise and potentially puts patients at additional risk.


What Can The Oklahoma Teachers' Strike of 1990 Teach Us About Today's?

Monday, April 16, 2018

In 1990, Oklahoma teachers won a big concession from legislators after four days on the picket line. After nine days of protests this year, teachers in Oklahoma are largely unsatisfied.


Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, April 13, 2018

A look at this week’s big movie releases, including the latest video game adaptation "Rampage," starring Dwayne Johnson and Naomie Harris, and horror flick "Truth or Dare."


Who Owns Sherlock Holmes's Real-Life Address?

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Sherlock Holmes famously lived at 221b Baker Street in London. But that is in fact a real building with an enigmatic owner. It's a mystery fit for Sherlock Holmes himself. 


Why Athlete Activism Looks Different in the N.B.A.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

N.B.A. players have not been taking a knee, but that doesn't mean the season has been devoid of activism. 


State Education Budgets Across the Country Are in Crisis. Here's Why.

Friday, April 06, 2018

Striking teachers in Oklahoma are protesting against the institutional and political conditions that have left many public schools underfunded and underperforming.


Woman Opens Fire at YouTube HQ Before Turning Gun on Herself

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

On Tuesday, a woman opened fire at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, California, injuring three. The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 


Oakland Neighborhoods Surpass Flint, Michigan, in Lead Poisoning Cases

Monday, April 02, 2018

Old houses and a low vacancy rate mean some neighborhoods in Oakland, Calif., have higher rates of childhood lead poisoning than Flint, Mich.


Resurgence of Abortion Bans Sets Up Supreme Court Fight

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

As states introduce bans on abortion that are more and more restrictive, the regulatory battle may play out in the nation's highest court.


Young Voices at Forefront of March to End Gun Violence

Monday, March 26, 2018

Across the nation young voices rang out in protest, calling on Congress to take action in the face of historic mass shootings and endemic gun violence in some communities.


Incumbents Declare Victory in Illinois Primaries

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

A spate of statewide and congressional primaries in Illinois pitted incumbents against hard-charging challengers, with incumbents largely winning out. But what about November?


If You Can't Fix Your Phone, Then Do You Really Own It?

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A proposed "right to repair" law in California would make it easier for consumers to fix their own smartphones and other electronics. So why do companies oppose it?


Explosion in Austin Leaves City Reeling, Fourth in Recent Weeks

Monday, March 19, 2018

A bomb that exploded in Austin on Sunday had "similarities" to three prior explosives that were detonated in the Texas capital earlier this month.


'Yo La Tengo' Is Back With Album #15

Friday, March 16, 2018

Indie mainstay Yo La Tengo is releasing their 15th studio album, “There’s A Riot Going On,” on March 16th. It’s also the band’s first self-produced album.


How Did California Wildfires Wreak So Much Havoc?

Thursday, March 15, 2018

California under siege: how evacuation delays and communication breakdowns exacerbated a natural disaster that struck the heart of California's North Bay area.


Legendary Physicist Stephen Hawking Dead at 76

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Cosmology's most famous scholar, Stephen Hawking, passed away at the age of 76. His analysis of celestial bodies radiated across the fields of mathematics, physics, and philosophy.


Infighting Follows as Major Western Reservoir Runs Dry

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Lake Mead is the main source of water for about 20 million people in Arizona, California, and Nevada. But currently, the man-made lake in Nevada gives out more water than it takes in.


Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, March 09, 2018

Reviews of the new releases hitting the box office this weekend, including "The Strangers: Prey at Night" and "A Wrinkle in Time."