The Takeaway

What Will the Kavanaugh FBI Investigation Look Like?

What Will the Kavanaugh FBI Investigation Look Like?

With all the limitations the White House has placed on the FBI, we look at how this investigation will shape out throughout the week.

National Sexual Assault Hotlines Track Spike in Calls During Emotional Hearings

Calls to the National Sexual Assault Hotline spiked last week during an emotional testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. 

Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Faces Rape Accusations

Allegations about the international celebrity had been an open secret for years.

Hundreds Dead in Devastating Tsunami in Indonesia 

The 18-foot waves hit the city of Palu on Friday. More than 800 people are confirmed dead and the number is expected to climb.

‘Raise the Age’ Goes Into Effect in New York as Minors Must Be Moved Off Rikers Island

All minors have to be out of Rikers Island by Oct. 1 according to Raise the Age legislation passed in 2017. 


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Muhammad Ali, Challenging Healthcare, RFK’s ‘Ripple of Hope’ Speech

June 06, 2016:

1. Ali Vs. Parkinson’s: The Biggest Fight of His Life (13 min) 

2. Rising Healthcare Costs Could Tip Elections (7 min) 

3. For Some Muslims, Ramadan Rules Enforced by The State (4 min) 

4. Mega Soccer Tournament Copa America Comes to the U.S. (4 min)

5. 50 Years On, RFK’s ‘Ripple of Hope’ Speech Still Touches the World (5 min)

6. After Tragedy, A Doctor’s Mission to Remake Our Healthcare System (8 min)

The Takeaway

Underground Football, Flip-Flopping, Tourism and Terrorism

December 17, 2015: 1. A Flip-Flop in Syria? Kerry Backtracks on Assad Regime | 2. What a Mistrial Means for The Freddie Gray Case | 3. Cheap Oil Complicates The Paris Climate Accord | 4. Abby Wambach Says ‘Forget Me,’ But Her Historic Legacy Won’t Quit | 5. Inside the Underground World of Street Football | 6. The Sinai Peninsula: A Land of Tourism and Terrorism

The Takeaway

Obamacare Victory, Negotiating With Terrorists, Soccer & Gender Politics

June 25, 2015: 1. Supreme Court Hands Obama Two Major Victories | 2. A Dialogue to Peace? What Happens When Terrorists Are at The Negotiating Table | 3. New Dance Production Explores Soccer’s Gender Politics, Double Standards

The Takeaway

Safe Spaces for Trans Kids, Secrets of SEAL Team 6, Team USA Goes for Gold

1. Hastert’s Hometown Shaken by Sexual Abuse Allegations | 2. The Secret History of SEAL Team 6 | 3. Creating Safe Spaces for Transgender Kids | 4. Your 2015 Supreme Court Guide | 5. Team USA Goes for Gold at Women’s World Cup