Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

A New Chapter For Author Jacqueline Woodson

Friday, January 12, 2018

Last Thursday, Jacqueline Woodson was named as the next National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. During her tenure, she'll travel the country encouraging kids to read. 

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Walmart Offers Raises to Some and Layoffs For Others

Friday, January 12, 2018

The nation's largest employer had good news for most of its 1.4 million employees yesterday. What does Walmart's announcement mean for the future of retail work?

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, January 12, 2018

Reviews of the action movie "The Commuter," starring Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, and Patrick Wilson, and the new animated children's film "Paddington 2."

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The Worst New Products at CES

Friday, January 12, 2018

The mega tech trade show CES wraps up in Las Vegas on Friday. Instead of the flashiest and coolest, we look at the most ridiculous and unnecessary products of CES 2018. 

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A Community Buried Under a Deadly Wall of Mud

Friday, January 12, 2018

Rescue efforts continue in California, where mudslides have blanketed the coast and killed at least 17 people. 

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In California, A Family's Struggle for Recovery

Friday, January 12, 2018

Rescue efforts continue in California, where mudslides have blanketed the coast and killed at least 17 people. We hear from a father who, along with his son and dog, had to be rescued.

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How Spotify's IPO Could Change the Music Industry

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Last month, streaming music giant Spotify filed to go public on the New York Stock Exchange. Here's what this move could mean for the future of the music industry.

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Dakota Access Pipeline Leaks Start to Add Up

Thursday, January 11, 2018

A new report finds that the Dakota Access Pipeline leaked at least five times over the course of 2017, reflecting the risks inherent in any pipeline's construction. 

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Are We Prepared to Fight the Flu?

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The 2018 flu season is shaping up to be an especially nasty one, and new data suggests that this year's vaccine may be less effective than previously thought. 

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114 Days After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Waits for Relief

Thursday, January 11, 2018

As the island pushes for statehood, about half of Puerto Rico is still without power, and the police department is in turmoil.

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Kids and Smartphones: Should Tech Companies or Parents Set the Limits?

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Big investors have called on Apple to invest in software that would limit the amount of time that children can spend using its smartphones. Is it needed? And could it work?

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Kids and Smartphones: A Constant Battle

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Big investors have called on Apple to invest in software that would limit the amount of time that children can spend using its smartphones. Is it needed? And could it work?

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Deadly Mudslides Strike Southern California

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Mudslides swept away homes in Santa Barbara County, California on Tuesday, leaving more than a dozen people dead. 

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America: The Most Dangerous Wealthy Nation for Kids in The World

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A study out this week finds that, when looking at other wealthy, democratic countries, a child born in the U.S. has a 70 percent greater chance of dying before adulthood. 

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Congress Leaves CHIP Unfunded Despite Bipartisan Consensus

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

At the end of 2017, Congress passed a stopgap spending bill for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). But it's already clear that the funding is not enough.

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Supreme Court Takes on Voter Roll Purging

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Tens of millions of people didn’t vote in the last presidential election. Maybe you were one of them. But if you don’t vote for a couple years, should lose your registration status?

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Judge Issues Nationwide Injunction to Block Trump's DACA Rollback

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A federal district judge in San Francisco has issued blocked the Trump Administration’s plan to roll back protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

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America: The Most Dangerous Wealthy Nation for Kids

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

New research shows that the U.S. lags far behind other developed, democratic countries when it comes to child health outcomes.

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Immigration Actions Accelerate Under Trump

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

As the Trump Administration continues to end long-standing U.S. immigration policies, families face uncertainty, and many face the prospect of danger and death in their homelands. 

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Privacy Rights Head to the Supreme Court

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

The Supreme Court will hear arguments today over whether a driver should be granted privacy in a rental car when his or her name isn’t listed on the agreement as an authorized driver. 

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