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Serena Williams' Emotional U.S. Open Loss Points to Broader Bias in Sport

Serena Williams' Emotional U.S. Open Loss Points to Broader Bias in Sport

Retired tennis player Rennae Stubbs and ESPN culture critic Soraya McDonald discusses Serena Williams' emotional loss at the 2018 U.S. Open Championship Tennis final. They also take a look at how race and archaic tennis rules shaped the backdrop for the explosive final. 

Trump Administration Proposes Regulation to Detain Migrant Children Indefinitely

In a bid to extend its zero-tolerance immigration policy, the Trump administration is seeking to lift court-imposed limits on how long it can hold migrant children in detention.

Yeganeh Torbati, covers immigration for Reuters, joins The Takeaway to explain what the Flores settlement is and why the Trump administration wants to bypass it. 

The Trump Administration Discussed Plans for a Coup in Venezuela

These discussions bring Latin America grim reminders of the U.S. intervention in the region.

Dramatic Increase in Social Media Use by Teens

The percentage of teenagers who use social media frequently has almost doubled in the last six years, a new study finds.

Colby Zintl, Vice President of External Affairs at Common Sense Media, discusses the findings of her organization’s new survey with The Takeaway.

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