Todd Zwillich

Interim Host and Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Sacramento Community Wants Answers After Police Shoot Unarmed Black Man

Thursday, March 22, 2018

22-year-old Stephon Clark was shot and killed by police officers in the backyard of his grandparents' house. He was unarmed.

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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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Uncovering the Myths of Saudi Arabia's 'Revolution'

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is on a U.S. tour to promote his vision of a modern, liberal Saudi Arabia. But does the vision match up with reality? 

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Three Kansas Men Stand Trial for Plot to Bomb Somali Mosque

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Three men charged with plotting to bomb a mosque in a Kansas Somali community stand trial this week.

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Fifth Mail Bomb Explodes in Texas FedEx Center

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

With the suspected bomber identified, are we any closer to figuring out why he may have perpetrated the attacks?

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Justice Department Takes AT&T and Time Warner to Court

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

An antitrust trial over AT&T’s planned acquisition of Time Warner is underway this week. Court watchers say it could shape how content is made and distributed in Hollywood. 

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Supreme Court Reviews Law Requiring Pregnancy Centers to Disclose Abortion Services

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that will decide how much the government can force 'pregnancy crisis centers' to disclose abortion services.

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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?

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Comedian Aparna Nancherla is Ready for the Trump Era

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Aparna Nancherla is one of the most promising comedians working audiences in today's heated political climate. What's her secret?

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New Study Finds Income Gap Hits Black Men From Wealthy Families

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A new analysis of the incomes of millions of Americans has found that even when they come from wealth, black men still earn less than their white counterparts.

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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.

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New Report Shows Russian Cyberattacks Targeted U.S. Infrastructure

Monday, March 19, 2018

A D.H.S. report released last week detailed how the Russian government has been orchestrating cyberattacks against critical infrastructure networks in the U.S. and Europe. 

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Illinois Next Battleground for Soul of Democratic Party

Monday, March 19, 2018

Several competitive races will play out in Illinois on Tuesday. In the gubernatorial primary, money is a key factor in the fight to challenge Republican Governor Bruce Rauner.

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Russia's Vladimir Putin Wins Re-Election, But Still Seeks Popular Mandate

Monday, March 19, 2018

Many saw it as a preordained contest: Russian voters went to the polls on Sunday to choose a new president in an election marred by low turnout and political apathy.

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How Much Compassion in 'Compassionate' Release?

Monday, March 19, 2018

A new analysis finds so-called compassionate release programs may be anything but, with prisoners often near death or deceased while still embroiled in the application process.

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Firm With Trump Camp Ties Obtained Data on 50 Million Facebook Users

Monday, March 19, 2018

Cambridge Analytica, a consultant for the 2016 Trump campaign, improperly obtained profile information on more than 50 million Facebook users. What were they doing with the data?

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Sessions Sacks FBI Deputy Who Oversaw Clinton, Trump Probes

Monday, March 19, 2018

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was fired by Attorney General Jeff Sessions just two days before his planned retirement, jeopardizing his government pension.

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'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.

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Alabama Sheriff Spends $740,000 Meant for Inmates' Food... On a Beach House

Friday, March 16, 2018

An Alabama sheriff buys himself a $740,000 beach house with money earmarked for prison food in his county’s jail. And it's legal.

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, March 16, 2018

A look at this week’s big movie releases: the action reboot “Tomb Raider,” and the documentary “Itzhak,” about the life of renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman. 

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