March 08, 2018: On International Women's Day, The Takeaway talks with the head of U.N. Women about the plight of women and girls around the world. Plus, a look at some unsung women from history; a new study on chronic pain and opioids; how the 2018 primary season is shaping up; and what to watch for at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in Peyongchang.
Feb. 27, 2018: Almost three decades ago, a school shooting prompted congressional action on assault weapons. In 2018, what can we learn from the assault weapons ban of 1994? The Takeaway has that conversation, plus a look at Boko Haram in Nigeria; violence facing citizens in Syria; how one false statement brought down a Wall Street company; and how soccer was used to unite a changing American city.
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This episode is hosted by Todd Zwillich