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T.J. Raphael

Takeaway Digital Content Editor

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Iran's Nuclear Program and the Balance of Power in the Middle East

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Amidst nuclear talks, Iran has continued to assert its authority in the Middle East.

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Praying The Weight Away in Evangelical Communities

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Evangelical communities suffer from high rates of premature death, obesity, and diabetes. But at least one pastor in Tennessee is aiming to use the church to improve community health.

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Drought: A Dry Pill to Swallow in California

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The state has periodically struggled through dry years over the decades, but this is the first time a governor has ever imposed mandatory restrictions on water usage.

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What Does Religious Freedom Mean, Exactly?

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Some are surprised by Indiana's religious freedom law. But scholars say the Supreme Court legalized this type of discrimination with their Hobby Lobby ruling last summer.

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Deceptive Lobbying Steers Debate on Highway Bill

Thursday, April 02, 2015

As Congress debates whether to allow bigger trucks on the nation's highways, trucking and railway industries hope to sway lawmakers through deceptive lobbying tactics. 

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Al Shabab Terror Group Targets Students in Kenya

Thursday, April 02, 2015

At least a dozen were killed at Garissa University College. Al Shabab is the same group that killed 67 people at the Westgate shopping mall in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, back in 2013.

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Surprise! Why the Unexpected Feels Good, and Why It's Good For Us

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Surprise! A surprisoligist explains why it feels good when the unexpected is sprung on us, and why surprise is actually good for us. 

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Hillary Declares 2016 Run, Files For Divorce

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Records filed in Westchester County, New York appear to reveal that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has both filed paperwork for a 2016 presidential run, and filed for divorce.

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Why An Iran Nuclear Deal is a Diplomatic Game Changer

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

An Iranian nuclear deal could lead to the lifting of international sanctions. And an agreement could also lead to normalized relations with the U.S. and the E.U.

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The Backstage Story of The Who

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Back in the 60s, two aspiring filmmakers wanted to make a documentary about rock n' roll. Instead, they wound up developing and managing The Who. Now their footage is finally being used.

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The Infant Mortality Health Crisis

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Infant mortality rates are two and a half times higher for black mothers than for white and Hispanic women. It’s even worse in the rural South.

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New Film Chronicles Fight to Reclaim Stolen Nazi Art

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

"Woman in Gold," which stars Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds, tells the story of a Klimt painting stolen by the Nazis, and of the legal battle to get the painting back.

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Frustrated with U.S., Amazon Tests Drone Delivery in Canada

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

It's a bird ... It's a plane ... It's an Amazon drone carrying a package weighing less than 55 lbs.

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State Secrets Revealed? H Bomb Architect Moves Forward With Memoir

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Physicist Ken Ford witnessed the hydrogen bomb's creation, an event he tries to shed some light onto in his new memoir. But the U.S. government says his book contains state secrets.

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In San Antonio, A Lifeline for the Hispanic Uninsured

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

High rates of uninsurance plague Hispanic communities. Del Barrio Clinic in San Antonio, Texas is trying to turn the tide. 

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Point of No Return: Top Iran Negotiator Says Nuke Deal Will Happen

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Nuclear negotiations between Iran and the West have been going on for over 12 years. A decade ago, Seyed Hossein Mousavian sat at the negotiating table on behalf of Iran.

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Childless, Proud and Happy

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Writer Meghan Daum joins us for an honest conversation about why many adults chose not to have children. 

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As Yemen Unravels, Saudi-Led Coalition Moves In

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Yemen's leader has fled, and the nation's defense minister was arrested. Amidst the chaos, Saudi Arabia is hitting back. Here's what the crisis means for a region beset by instability.

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Listeners Respond: Why I'm Childfree

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Takeaway listeners from around the country explain why they have decided to forgo parenting. 

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Germanwings Co-Pilot Deliberately Crashed Plane

Thursday, March 26, 2015

According to reports, there was a terrifying life and death battle between members of the crew in the final moments before the crash.

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