Todd Zwillich

Interim Host and Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Cosby Faces Retrial Amid Backdrop of MeToo Movement

Monday, April 09, 2018

Bill Cosby’s new trial for sexual assault begins in the middle of a very different cultural moment than his first, which ended in a mistrial last June.

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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.

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Conflicts of Interest in Trump Town

Friday, April 06, 2018

Last month, ProPublica published the first comprehensive, searchable database of 2,685 of Trump’s political appointees, including their lobbying and financial records. 

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More Mexican Children are Being Raised in Prisons than Ever Before

Friday, April 06, 2018

More women are being incarcerated in Mexico than ever before, and more babies are being born in prison. 

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, April 06, 2018

A look at this week’s big movie releases, including the prom comedy “Blockers” starring John Cena, and the historical drama “Chappaquiddick” based on the life of Ted Kennedy.  

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Will More People Carrying Narcan Help Stem the Opioid Crisis?

Friday, April 06, 2018

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams issued a rare public health advisory on Thursday calling for more Americans to carry the overdose reversal drug naloxone.

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Defense Questions F.B.I.'s Role in Kansas Domestic Terrorism Trial

Thursday, April 05, 2018

The trial of three Kansas men accused of conspiring to bomb a local mosque is entering its third week. Defense attorneys say the F.B.I. goaded the men to violence. 

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Attack at YouTube HQ Points to Rise in Workplace Homicides

Thursday, April 05, 2018

An attack at YouTube HQ in California on Tuesday points to an alarming increase in workplace homicides.

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Police Shoot and Kill Black Man in Brooklyn, Confusing Pipe for a Gun

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Police shot and killed a black man holding a metal object believed to be a gun in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Wednesday afternoon.

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Nestle Wins Permit to Pump More Michigan Groundwater

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality has approved a controversial permit allowing Nestle to increase the amount of groundwater it pumps.

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Sea-Level Rise Endangers Centuries-Old Farms in Maryland

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Saltwater has been flooding into farms in the Chesapeake Bay region and destroying land that has been farmed since colonial times.

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How James Brown Kept Boston Calm After MLK Jr.'s Assassination

Thursday, April 05, 2018

After the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., James Brown helped keep the peace in Boston with a legendary concert.

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Addiction Psychiatrist Wants to Change How We Prescribe Opioids

Friday, March 23, 2018

As efforts continue across the country to curb over-prescribing of opioids, one addiction psychiatrist says: let's take a different approach.

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Starkville, Mississippi, Gets Its First Pride Parade

Friday, March 23, 2018

A milestone for Starkville, Mississippi, as the city will get its first ever L.G.B.T.Q. pride parade.

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Can White House Staffers and a Porn Star Break Free From Reported NDAs?

Friday, March 23, 2018

New legal scrutiny is being applied to reports of stifling non-disclosure agreements that have kept White House staffers and porn stars from talking about the president.

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New Trump Adviser Once Backed Regime Change in Iran, North Korea

Friday, March 23, 2018

With National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on the outs, President Trump has picked John Bolton as his replacement. But what to make of his past remarks about "regime change?"

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The C.D.C.'s New Director Has a Checkered Past

Friday, March 23, 2018

Dr. Robert Redfield, President Trump's pick to head the C.D.C., has no experience at a public health agency and once advocated for segregating H.I.V.-positive military members.

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New H.I.V. Cases on the Rise in the Philippines

Friday, March 23, 2018

Between 2007 and 2017, there was a 3,147% increase in new H.I.V. cases in the Philippines. What's causing the infection to spread so rapidly?

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Peru's President Resigns Amid Bribery Scandal

Thursday, March 22, 2018

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru announced his resignation on Wednesday amid a swirling bribery scandal. 

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Mark Zuckerberg Breaks Silence on Facebook Scandal. Now What?

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Will the fallout change the way people use the platform and force the company to change its business practices?

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