Democratic Strategy Ahead of 2022 Midterm Elections
Six months into Biden’s presidency, The Takeaway looks at the administration's strategy ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.
Conservatives Are Changing Their Tune on Vaccines
A significant number of high-profile members of conservative media are now urging their audiences to get vaccinated.
What the U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan Will Mean for Veterans
Many veterans of the war in Afghanistan will face physical, emotional, and financial battles for decades.
Climate Change is Here. How Should Cities Adapt?
Some experts say this could be the beginning of a string of catastrophic natural disasters caused by climate change, and the time has come for local leaders to take action and adapt.
Surfside Collapse Highlights Florida's Unstable Insurance Market
The Surfside collapse is creating new unrest to Florida’s insurance market which was already facing extreme pressure due to climate change.
What Can We Do to Fight Climate Change?
The climate crisis sometimes seems so insurmountable that it leaves many with a feeling of “what can I do?”
Amid State of Emergency in Tokyo, Majority of Japanese Voters Want to Postpone the Olympics
There are more than two dozen COVID-19 infections among people involved with the Olympics, and an estimated 62 percent of the Japanese voters oppose the games.
The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Disrupting Global Supply Chains
As the COVID-19 pandemic worsens around the world, it's wreaking havoc on the global supply chain.
Black Girl Magic at the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee
Zaila Avant-garde made news as the historic winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The Takeaway talks with another speller who competed alongside Zaila.
Biden Administration Transfers Its First Detainee from Guantánamo Bay
On Monday, the Biden administration announced that it had repatriated Abdul Latif Nasser out of the Guantánamo Bay prison complex.
What the Bucks Being in the NBA Finals Means for the City of Milwaukee
The Bucks' NBA Finals have put Milwaukee in the spotlight.
What is Disability Pride Month?
New York City became the first jurisdiction to officially observe Disability Pride Month in July 2015.
Is Big Tech in Big Trouble?
There are six bills currently in Congress aiming to limit the power of big tech companies such as Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon.
Questions Continue Two Weeks After Assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse
Following the assassination, there are still many questions about what happened, who was involved, and who will take power in Haiti.
Lizz Winstead on 'The Daily Show' Reunion
It’s no joke, it’s really been 25 years since the start of "The Daily Show." On Monday evening the OG’s are reuniting in a reunion special at 9pm on Comedy Central.
Audio Simulation of the Late Anthony Bourdain's Voice Raises Questions About AI Ethics
As the technology becomes more convincing, what are the potential risks of exploring AI audio without establishing widespread norms and conventions?
Rep. James Clyburn on Voting Rights, the Filibuster and More
Top Democratic lawmakers, including House Majority Whip James Clyburn, are urging their colleagues in the Senate to reform the filibuster in order to pass voting rights legislation.
Inflation Is On the Rise in the U.S.
As cities and states across the country reopen, inflation is on the rise.
The Future of the Child Tax Credit
On Thursday, families across the United States began receiving a monthly child tax credit payment.
Confirmation Hearing for Sheriff Ed Gonzalez Shows Signs of Biden's ICE Strategy
On Thursday, a confirmation hearing was held for Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, President Biden’s nominee to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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