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°F The heat continues, with highs expected to hit the lower 90s. Hear what this means for four very different New Yorkers.

T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Don't Expect a New Way Forward for North and South Korea

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

After three days, officials from North and South Korea reached an agreement to end a tense military standoff. But this diplomatic resolution likely isn't a sign of things to come.

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One Man Wants to Text the World Its Health Care

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

In Africa, Kaakpema Yelpaala's startup is using technology to help health care providers connect with their patients. He says this same process can work in Utah and Kentucky.

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The Contemporary Vision of ISIS

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Despite its nostalgia for early Islam, the extremist group is very much a product of its current time and place. 

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Dancing Around the 'G Word'

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Across the country, city planners are constantly grappling with the task of revitalizing urban areas in ways that benefit long-time residents instead of displacing them.

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Extremists Set off Explosions at Ancient Temple

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Can the destruction of art and history strengthen a brutal ideology? The self-proclaimed Islamic State has pursued a systemic campaign to destroy ancient artifacts. 

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The Odd Gap Between Wall Street and China's 'Mom-and-Pop' Investors

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The herd mentality of Chinese investors is expected to cause another day of volatile activity. For large, machine-based American investment companies, frantic reactions are unnecessary.

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Growing Diversity in Denver

Monday, August 24, 2015

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock believes the racial tensions being felt around the country are presenting an opportunity to change his growing city.

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China's 'Black Monday' Shakes Global Markets

Monday, August 24, 2015

Fears of a Chinese economic slowdown are haunting investors across the world.

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Colorado: The Purple State Every 2016 Candidate Wants

Monday, August 24, 2015

When it comes to politics, Colorado is as unpredictable as the river that bears its name.

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The Weekender: Political Big Wigs Talk Trump, Climate, Religion and More

Saturday, August 22, 2015

The Takeaway talks with the governor of the nation's most populous state, and the former ambassador of the most populous nation on Earth. 

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Greek Prime Minister Resigns After Accepting Bailout

Friday, August 21, 2015

After Greece narrowly avoided default, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced resignation. New elections will most likely be held on September 20th.  

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Gov. Brown Champions Immigrant Rights, Pope's Leadership

Friday, August 21, 2015

Is California the best place to be an undocumented immigrant? Governor Jerry Brown, Democrat from California, doesn't think so, but he is leading a reform campaign in his state.

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Americans Smirk as Hackers Kiss and Tell on Ashley Madison

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Our ideas about what is "morally acceptable" have changed in recent years. But as the Ashley Madison hack shows, Americans still abhor affairs.

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Tens of Thousands Call for Brazilian President's Ouster

Thursday, August 20, 2015

After a scandal involving Brazil's state-run oil company, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets over the weekend to call for the impeachment President Dilma Rousseff.

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Brother of Charleston Victim Demands Real Change

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Malcolm Graham, the brother of Cynthia Graham Hurd, who was killed at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, says more needs to be done to address “growing racial problems.”

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Rehab or Arrest? Massachusetts Fights Heroin Epidemic With Treatment

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Several police departments in Massachusetts are experimenting with a program to help heroin addicts get into recovery rather than behind bars. 

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Gov. Jerry Brown Combats Fires, Drought As California Booms

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Governor Jerry Brown is California's longest-serving governor. He's presided over an economic boom, accompanied by an unsustainable drought.

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Will Trump's Rise End The Republican Party?

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Jon Huntsman, Jr., the former governor of Utah and a prominent Republican, says that Donald Trump's candidacy will drive the GOP into the "ash heap of history."

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Afghan Woman's Brutal Death Rallies Female Activists

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Farkhunda Malikzada was beaten to death by a mob in broad daylight. And now activists are taking a stand.

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Germany Struggles With Onslaught of Asylum-Seekers

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Germany takes in more asylum seekers than any other nation in Europe—an estimated 750,000 this year alone—but a recent spurt of attacks against refugees have ignited a national debate.

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