More than ten million people have already cast their ballots in the 2020 election, roughly ten times the number who had voted at this point in the 2016 election.
Some voters in Georgia reported waiting in line for nearly eight hours to cast their ballot.
Judge Barrett has been especially praised by Republicans for her role as a mother to seven children and how she’s been able to balance that with her professional ambition.
With the pandemic, child support and child custody cases have also been placed on the back burner.
In the midst of a nationwide push for racial justice, public media is having a reckoning of its own.
In a 7-2 decision, the court upheld a Trump administration regulation allowing employers to deny contraceptive coverage to workers based on religious or moral grounds.
The world is waiting for a COVID-19 vaccine and the US government is spending billions of dollars to develop one.
Cristina Costantini, co-director of a new documentary about Walter Mercado, joins The Takeaway to discuss the famed astrologer's life and legacy.
Colleges and universities across the U.S. are grappling with when and how to reopen in the upcoming school year, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
A new Reuters investigation looks at the lack of accountability judges face for misconduct.
Shoshana Zuboff, author of “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism," joined the Takeaway to discuss the role of social media in society and how it became the juggernaut it is today.
Major League Baseball's opening day is fast approaching but will the virus keep that from happening?
In recent months, even as some industries have gradually reopened, many domestic workers are still losing jobs and wages due to the pandemic.
Halfway through the year and more than three months into the coronavirus pandemic, The Takeaway looks into how the US labor market is faring.
Places of public recreation, including pools and beaches, have long been flashpoints of race and class conflict.
The Trump administration was dealt a major blow on Monday when a district court said the Dakota Access Pipeline must shut down by August 5th.
Best-selling author Jasmine Guillory joined The Takeaway to discuss the sudden interest in antiracism texts, the power of fiction, celebrating about Black lives, and more.
Parents are feeling a tremendous amount of stress and anxiety from having to manage working from home while also homeschooling and entertaining their children.
Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba joined us to talk about Jackson's approach to reopening and why he made an executive order to suspend the open carry of firearms in the city.
In the first election of its kind, almost everyone in the state was required to vote-by-mail.
Last week, a federal court ruled that Detroit public school students had their constitutional rights violated when they were denied access to basic education.
On Friday, the Takeaway and WNYC family lost a friend and beloved co-worker, Richard Hake. He died in his home from natural causes at age 51.