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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

U.S. Economy Added 295,000 Jobs in February

Friday, March 06, 2015

The U.S. economy added 295,000 jobs in February 2015—the job gain pushed down the unemployment rate to 5.5 percent.

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Truth & Reconciliation: Building Bridges in Ferguson

Friday, March 06, 2015

This week the Justice Department released the results of its investigation into the Ferguson Police Department in a 105 page report highlighting countless incidents of racial bias.

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The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, March 06, 2015

Every Friday, Sean Rameswaram, a producer with Studio 360 and host of the podcast Sideshow, rounds up the week in internet phenomena.

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NASA Spacecraft Arrives at Dwarf Planet

Friday, March 06, 2015

Early pictures of the planet Ceres reveal tiny bright spots that could be frozen ice, and further study of its surface could answer questions about the formation of our solar system. 

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Humans Are Made of Stardust: Discoveries From Exploring The Cosmos

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Do you dream of exploring the cosmos? NASA Astronomer Natalie Batalha tell us what it's like to be an exoplaneteer—and what it'll be like for humanity as we venture into the universe.

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The Dynamics of a Family Band

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Does talent run in the family? It does for the Durham's. Kitty, Daisy and Lewis discuss their creative process and the dynamics of a family band. 

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Oklahoma's New Gas Chamber: 'A Human Experiment'

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Oklahoma is on its way to becoming the first state to use nitrogen gas to execute death row inmates. The method has never been used for executions anywhere in the world. 

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The Politics of Religious Holidays & School Breaks

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Muslim-Americans campaigning for school days off on holy holidays got a victory in New York. Other communities have recently struck religious holidays from the calendar. Who's right?

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The Clinton Email Scandal: All About Benghazi?

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Clinton's use of a private email address to conduct official government business has drawn the ire of Republicans who have been investigating the attack on Benghazi.

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Space?

Thursday, March 05, 2015

How much do you really know about the cosmos? Test your knowledge here. 

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Alabama High Court Halts Same-Sex Marriages

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

The Alabama Supreme Court insists they have the power to “interpret the United States Constitution independently from, and even contrary to, federal courts."

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What A Habitable Moon Would Look Like

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

It's possible that we might not find extrasolar life on another planet, but on a moon. The Takeaway explores what it would take to create a habitable moon around a Jupiter-sized planet.

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Is Venezuela the New Cuba?

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

There's another bump in the road for relations between the United States and Venezuela after President Nicolás Maduro issued diplomatic sanctions against the U.S.

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Scandal Starts Swirling Around Hillary Clinton

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Recent revelations from the State Department and the Clinton Foundation have some questioning Hillary Clinton's electability as 2016 approaches. 

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Transforming the Juvenile Justice System

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Lucas County, Ohio has become a model for transforming its juvenile justice system, focusing on community-based rehabilitation rather than incarceration. 

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The Big Business of Buying Scientists

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

The new documentary, "Merchants of Doubt," looks at the so-called scientists working for big corporations to sway our opinions on their products and national policy. 

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DOJ Accuses Ferguson Police of Racial Bias

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The Justice Department has formally accused the police of Ferguson, Missouri of racial bias this week. What can Ferguson learn from other cities previously monitored by the DOJ?

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Justice Department Taskforce Recommends Criminal Justice Reforms

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

On Monday, a Justice Department taskforce announced a series of recommendations to reform law enforcement nationwide.

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Building The Next Generation of Female Leaders

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

As the next generation of female business leaders emerge, there needs to be models other than the traditional "renegade" and "pioneer." 

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Iraqi Military Moves to Reclaim City from ISIS

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The Iraqi military began a large scale operation on Monday to retake the city of Tikrit from the self-proclaimed Islamic State.

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