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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Student Loan Debt Enters the 2016 Election

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Democratic presidential candidates are putting student debt at center stage. But the problems of higher education go way beyond affordability. 

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How The U.S. Helped Iran Manage Its Water Crisis

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Iran asked the U.S. for help in managing its over stressed water resources back in 2009—a move that played a large role in cementing a new relationship between the two countries.

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'Blob' Threatens Marine Life in Pacific Northwest

Monday, August 10, 2015

Hot weather conditions have created a record-breaking warm patch of ocean water being dubbed the "blob"—and it isn't good for marine life. 

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Greece's Next Crisis: Migrants

Monday, August 10, 2015

The U.N. says the number of refugees arriving to Greece has soared 750 percent since last year—50,000 immigrants, mainly from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, arrived in July alone.

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New Rule Aims to Shine Light on CEO Salaries

Friday, August 07, 2015

An SEC rule passed this week forces companies to publicly share the ratio of the chief executive's pay to that of the average employee. 

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One Year Later: Ferguson Officials on Healing the Community

Friday, August 07, 2015

How is the community faring a year after Michael Brown's death? Ferguson Mayor James Knowles and city Councilman Wesley Bell weigh in.

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Is Netflix Leading the Revolution on Parental Leave?

Thursday, August 06, 2015

This week, Netflix announced that it will offer a year of unlimited leave for new parents. But 88 percent of American women get paid nothing in the days after they give birth.

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Stewart Made Us Laugh, But Never Dumbed it Down

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Through the end, Jon Stewart insisted he was a comedian, not a journalist. But that didn't stop millions of Americans from turning to "The Daily Show" as their most trusted news source. 

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Study: The Most Effective Ovarian Cancer Treatment Vastly Underused

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Chemotherapy pumped directly into an ovarian cancer patient's abdomen could add 16 months to her life. But a new study finds the treatment isn't often used—even at the best clinics.

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ISIS or Al Qaeda: What's the Bigger Threat?

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

American security officials are debating whether ISIS or Al Qaeda is a bigger threat to the United States. Billions of dollars—and the public's safety—is at stake.

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A Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

A new VICE Documentary looks at the siege of Aden, a port city in Yemen, and the resulting humanitarian crisis.

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Religious Terrorism at Home in America

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

"Lone wolf” American shooters like Dylann Roof bear a striking resemblance to members of ISIS and other extreme groups abroad.

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Thousands Flee as Wildfires Burn Northern California

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Some 60,000 acres have burned across three counties, and it may be another week before firefighters can get the blaze under control.

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The New Drug That's Ravaging Brooklyn's Homeless Population

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

A new drug called K2 has hit the streets of Brooklyn. The cheap substance can have effects that last up to 4 hours, and although it’s completely legal, it's dangerous and unpredictable.

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Report Charges EPA With Environmental Injustice

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

A new investigation from the Center for Public Integrity shows that hundreds of complaints from minority communities have gone ignored by the EPA.

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'Happy Birthday To You' Might Finally Lose Its Copyright

Thursday, July 30, 2015

New evidence in a lengthy legal battle suggests the song should already be in the public domain. Get ready to hear the "real" birthday song at your favorite chain restaurant.

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A New Strategy to Fight HIV and AIDS

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Obama Administration unveils its second national strategy on HIV/AIDS, but practitioners in Southern states, where half of new infections occur, worry it does not go far enough. 

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Cincinnati on Edge After White Officer Indicted in Murder of Black Driver

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A white University of Cincinnati police officer has been indicted in the murder of a black driver, raising tensions around the city.

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Debris May Offer Clues to Missing Flight MH370

Thursday, July 30, 2015

More than a year after Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 disappeared, officials believe that a piece of the plane may have be found.

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The Last Land Dispute Between the U.S. and Canada

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Off the coast of Maine, or off the coast of Nova Scotia? That's the question surrounding Machias Seal Island, where American and Canadian lobstermen fight for sovereignty. 

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