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T.J. Raphael

Takeaway Digital Content Editor

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Vets Push for Change as PTSD Becomes a Weapon

Monday, February 22, 2016

Iraq war vet Kristofer Goldsmith was forced out of the military after missing a flight to Baghdad. The reason he wasn't on that plane? He had attempted suicide the night before.

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Legal Experts Remember Scalia's Best and Worst Opinions

Friday, February 19, 2016

Antonin Scalia loved to be heard. In oral arguments and written opinions, he joked, he criticized, and he judged. 

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Producer, Director of New O.J. Series on Racial Divisions, Then and Now

Friday, February 19, 2016

Anthony Hemingway, co-executive producer of the "The People Vs. O.J. Simpson," directed a number of episodes of the new series. Here, he reflects on the real case and the new hit show.

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Being Justice Scalia

Friday, February 19, 2016

Last spring, actor Edward Gero had to capture Scalia's multifaceted personality in "The Originalist," a stage play by John Strand performed at the Arena Stage in Washington D.C.

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Libya Airstrikes: A New Era in the War Against ISIS?

Friday, February 19, 2016

More than 30 people have been killed in a U.S. airstrike carried out against the self-proclaimed Islamic State.  Is President Obama opening a new front in the war against ISIS?

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The Trolls Are Winning: GamerGate Case Will Not Go to Trial

Thursday, February 18, 2016

While most states have passed legislation to prevent cyber harassment, the law often breaks down and fails to protect victims.

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The Next Flint? Toxic Water Crisis Hits Small Town in Upstate New York

Thursday, February 18, 2016

The EPA has found that the water in Hoosick Falls, New York has high levels of perfluoroctanoic acid, a man-made chemical used in everything from Teflon to food wrappers.

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The 2016 Election: What Would Jesus Do?

Thursday, February 18, 2016

On Thursday, Pope Francis came out to denounce Donald Trump, saying his plan to build a wall along the border "is not Christian." One pastor says the billionaire has his support.

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A Small Town’s Advice for a Big City’s Plastic Water Bottle Ban

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Want to introduce a plastic water bottle ban in your town? The residents of Concord, Massachusetts have some advice for you. 

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Ankara Attack May Complicate U.S.-Turkish Relations, Fight Against ISIS and Assad

Thursday, February 18, 2016

At least 28 people were killed in a car bomb in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday night. The militants accused in the attack are allies of the United States in Syria.

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Fighting the Zika Virus on the Front Lines in Brazil

Thursday, February 18, 2016

A report from São Paulo, where teams of public health workers are going door-to-door to talk to residents about Zika virus prevention. 

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War Worries Grow for GOP Convention

Thursday, February 18, 2016

If none of the candidates come away from primary season the requisite 1,237 delegates to clinch the nomination, they could face a contested convention, which hasn't happened since 1976.

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Apple Vs. The FBI: What You Need to Know

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

A judge has ordered Apple to build a technology to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. The company says such a tool could be abused in the name of surveillance.

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Immigration Envy Grows as Cubans Get Easy Access

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Since normalizing the U.S./Cuban relationship, Cuban migration into the U.S. has spiked exponentially, which is upsetting Central Americans, Mexicans, and other immigrant groups.

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In Baltimore, A Healthcare Crisis for the Poor

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

In the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of Baltimore—once home to Freddie Gray—life expectancy is similar to that of impoverished North Korea.

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An Outsider's Perspective on an Insider Candidate

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Journalist Suki Kim had never covered a presidential campaign until last December, when The New Republic asked her to for an outsider's perspective on Senator Marco Rubio.

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The Judicial Branch: America's Newest Political Pawn?

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

As the fight to replace Justice Antonin Scalia rages on, some are asking: Has the independence of the black robe lost its free spirit?

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New Hearings Aim to Uncover Mysteries of El Faro Sinking

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Last fall, the sinking of the 800-foot S.S. El Faro cargo ship killed 33 crew members. The incident is considered the worst commercial maritime disaster in the U.S. in decades.

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VOTE: America's Greatest Innovation

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The United States is a nation of ideas, which is why we're asking you to help us select America's greatest innovation.

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Supreme Court Fight Could Reshape the Senate

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The GOP hopes to block President Obama from appointing a successor for Justice Antonin Scalia, something that could hurt Republican senators facing tough re-election campaigns.

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