There are questions about Mayor Catherine Pugh's self-published kids book, and whether or not buyers were given access to government influence.
Yosemite National Park's Lyell Glacier is dying. Writer Dan Duane joined Yosemite geologist Greg Stock in a hike up to the glacier, which is now a fraction of its original size.
Muslim and Arab American theater are having a moment. But the communities at the hearts of these shows fear they will only garner attention if they are about that identity.
On Sunday, between Tijuana, Mexico, and California, about 400 migrants claimed asylum along the U.S. border. They’re part of the caravan of Central American migrants, mostly from Honduras and El Salvador, whose route has become international news because of the ire they’ve drawn from President Trump. The Takeaway looks at the migrants claims of asylum and whether or not they will be allowed to remain in the U.S. Plus, we look at how California police were able to use online genealogy services to track down the Golden State Killer; how thousands of Nicaraguans are taking to the streets to call for the ouster of President Ortega; and how India is grappling with sexual violence.
March 01, 2018: On Tuesday, the Supreme Court issued a decision that may allow the government to place some immigrants under indefinite detention. The Takeaway brings you the latest, plus a look at a new project on life and death in Oakland, California from the show "Snap Judgement," what's next for the widow of the Pulse mass shooter; a look at the ties between North Korea and Syrian chemical weapons; and how the #MeToo movement has given women new opportunities.
August 02, 2017: The Trump Administration continues to ramp up its rhetoric on North Korea. Is military action against wise? Is it even possible? Admiral Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, explains what military action against North Korea would entail. Plus, The Takeaway looks at the DOJ's new pledge on white discrimination, the fight over asylum and sanctuary cities, and freeing juvenile offenders.
October 04, 2016:
1. Running Mate Reconnaissance: What We Know About the VP Candidates (5 min)
2. Debate Prep: What It's Like to Coach VP Candidates (6 min)
3. Syria Watch: U.S. Suspends Talks with Russia (7 min)
4. Baltimore Bloodshed: Violence Surges in The Charm City (4 min)
5. Marilyn Mosby's Fall From Grace (7 min)
6. A Remorseful Executioner Fights to Abolish the Death Penalty (8 min)