The main gate at Naval Air Station Pensacola is seen on Navy Boulevard in Pensacola, Florida, March 16, 2016. 

US officials blast Apple for not unlocking Pensacola gunman’s phones

In a statement to The World, Apple denied accusations that it didn’t help US investigators, who sought to gain access to password-protected devices belonging to a gunman who killed three US sailors and injured eight others in a December 2019 shooting in Pensacola, Florida. 

Saudi Arabia Defense Attache arrives to meet with Saudi students at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida

After Pensacola attack, Saudis pledge ‘whatever measures are necessary’ to prevent another

Foreign policy

North Korea’s Planned Ski Resort Takes A Fall

Development & Education

Syrian Eye Doctor Risks Life To Save Sight

Global Politics
The World

Reaching Beyond “Mount DIoxin”

The World

Despite tar balls in sand, Pensacola beaches are ‘open for business’


For more on how the oil is making its way to Florida’s shores in the form of tar balls, and how it’s affecting local prospects, we’re joined by Mike Wiggins, the Mayor of Pensacola, and Patricia Mazzei, reporter for The Miami Herald.

The World

Horror Story: A Bizarre Murder Stuns Pensacola

Who killed Byrd and Melanie Billings, the parents of 17 children?most of them adopted, many with special needs?and why? The Takeaway talks to Tom Ninestine, the breaking news editor at the Pensacola News Journal in Pensacola, Florida.

The World

A Boom in The Big Easy

According to a new census report, New Orleans is the fastest growing city in the country. Joining The Takeaway are Allison Plyer of the Greater New Orleans Community Data Center and Shantrelle Lewis of the McKenna Museum of African American Art.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Entire Health Care Law

Conflict & Justice

Another judge has struck down the Obama administration’s sweeping health care reform law. Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington correspondent helps to clarify the latest.