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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Ferguson Introduces Court Changes, New Laws

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

For the first time since the killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown exactly one month ago, the city of Ferguson, MO is announcing some major changes.

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Why Cockroaches Make Good Robots

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Scientists have found an unusual partner to potentially help find people caught under rubble or monitor conditions in hard to reach places: The much-maligned cockroach.

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The Power of the Pardon

Monday, September 08, 2014

President Gerald Ford pardoned Richard Nixon 40 years ago. Here, The Takeaway examines what it takes and what it means to forgive and forget.

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With ISIS, A Long Road Ahead for U.S.

Monday, September 08, 2014

Over the weekend on "Meet The Press," President Obama's message on ISIS was clear: America should get ready for a lengthy campaign against the Sunni militant group.

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So You Want to Be a Doctor

Monday, September 08, 2014

Freshmen entering med school have about ten years ahead of them before they're practicing doctors. That's a long time for the healthcare business to change. Here's what they're in for.

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NBA Wrestles With Another Race Scandal

Monday, September 08, 2014

After dealing with the drama of Donald Sterling, the NBA has another scandal on it's hands involving an owner and his views on racial topics.

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White House Backtracks on Immigration Action

Monday, September 08, 2014

Back in June, President Obama promised executive action on immigration by the end of the summer. But over the weekend, the White House had a change of heart.

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Inside the Birth of America's SWAT Teams

Monday, September 08, 2014

The Retro Report team is back with a new season of mini-documentaries. This week, the team looks at the history of the militarization of the police and the birth of SWAT teams.

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The Takeaway Weekender: A Comedic Icon, GMOs, and a U.S. General

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

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The U.S. Open: Where Are the American Men?

Friday, September 05, 2014

As we get into the last weekend of the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, we here at The Takeaway are wondering why there’s so little American talent in the men’s top 50.

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News Quiz | Week of September 5, 2014

Friday, September 05, 2014

Be smarter than your pals. Prep your dinner party factoids. Gauge your knowledge about what happened this week, as heard on The Takeaway.

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Why Daydreaming & Distractions Can Help Us Learn

Friday, September 05, 2014

New neuroscience research has upended common assumptions about the best study strategies. A new book examines the science and best practices for learning.

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A Gift to Joan Rivers: Meryl Streep Crying in 5 Accents

Friday, September 05, 2014

"When I die...I want my funeral to be a huge showbiz affair...I want Meryl Streep crying, in five different accents," Rivers once wrote. So we obliged. Here's a montage of Streep crying.

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Movie Date: A Musical, A Documentary, and Two Classic Re-Releases

Friday, September 05, 2014

Our Movie Date podcast team reviews “The Identical,” “Last Days in Vietnam” and the anniversary re-releases of "Forrest Gump" and "Ghostbusters."

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Protests Test Democracy in Pakistan

Friday, September 05, 2014

Days of protests outside Pakistan's parliament in Islamabad are testing the country's faith in the democratic process.

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Wilderness Act at 50: Community & Nature At Odds

Friday, September 05, 2014

The vast majority of the wilderness protected in the U.S. today was created before 1990. And since then, few designations have gotten through.

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Remembering the Iconic Fire of Joan Rivers

Friday, September 05, 2014

From the Ed Sullivan Show to the red carpets of Hollywood award shows, Joan Rivers was a cultural behemoth to be reckoned with. 

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Death Penalty Debate Rages After DNA Clears Two

Friday, September 05, 2014

More than 30 years after being sentenced to death, Henry Lee McCollum and his half-brother Leon Brown emerged from North Carolina prison doors on Wednesday as free men.

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The Surprise Conflicts Drawing In a Reluctant White House

Thursday, September 04, 2014

During the Cold War, there was predictability to the chess board. But even Obama Administration officials say the crisis in Ukraine, and especially ISIS, seemingly came out of nowhere. 

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Meet the New CEO of HealthCare.Gov

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Kevin Counihan takes the helm of Healthcare.gov next week. He reflects on the program's challenging first year, and looks ahead to the new enrollment period.

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