Voters will decide whether to add a train line from Atlanta to Gwinnett county, a suburban area northeast of the city. The referendum raises issues of race and access.
Young people have been leading protests against Algeria's ruling government for weeks. The longtime president has agreed not to run for a fifth term, but has canceled the elections.
Netflix decision to cancel "One Day at a Time" has been met with criticism and a renewed discussion of the lack of representation in film and television.
We speak with New Mexico Senator Tom Udall regarding the 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in CBP custody.
A May 2018 report from the ACLU shows that,between 2009 - 2014, border patrol was routinely ignoring its own rules regarding treatment of migrant children and adults.
As Congress debates the US's continued effort in the war, a Michigan State professor collected hundreds of Yemeni testimonials.
Barbara McIver and Tony Gilham have been neighbors in Red Bluff, Calif. for 36 years. Barbara says she's spent that whole time playing catch-up to Tony's neighborly acts of kindness.
A new Spider-Man movie premiered this weekend, featuring Miles Morales, the first Afro-Latino Spider-Man. The Takeaway speaks with a reporter who identifies closely with Morales's story.
Devastating Fires Rage Throughout California
The Camp Fire has already been marked as the deadliest fire in recent California history.
Trial Over 2020 Census Citizenship Question Enters Second Week
The State of New York, along with more than a dozen other states and cities, is suing the Commerce Department, arguing that a citizenship question was added improperly to the census.
Counts and Recounts: Contested Races and How We Decide Them
An update on the tightest midterm races that still don't have an official winner, and a look at the rules that govern our process of counting and recounting votes in the U.S.
One Hundred Years After Armistice, What Lessons Can Be Learned From World War I?
Millions of lives were lost in World War I, and with no clear outcome, Armistice Day reminds us of the dangers of nationalism and imperialism.
How are Veterans and Members of the Military Reacting to Trump?
With President Trump missing out on a WWI commemoration event, how are members of the military responding to him?
Paul Manafort’s trial kicks off today in a U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Virginia. We give you a preview of what to expect; a look at the TSA program spying on Americans during domestic flights; we hear from the Senior Science Advisor for UNAIDS about how far we’ve come, and what’s still left to do; a look at the intersection of race and class and politics; and we continue our series on the intersection of race, place, and health.
Last Friday was National Missing Children’s Day, and there has been a lot of chatter over the weekend about the approximately 1,500 children who have come to the U.S. as unaccompanied minors and are presently unaccounted for. That comes amid recent stories of immigrant children from as young as one year old being forcibly separated from their parents at the border. These two developments are distinct and unrelated, but outrage over both has led public calls for accountability to crescendo. The Takeaway looks at how the Trump administration's immigration policy is contributing to these controversies. Plus, we report on the truck drivers' show of force in Brazil whose protests have ground the economy to a halt; and we invite you, the listener, to participate in our conversation about implicit bias and share your results.