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T.J. Raphael

Takeaway Digital Content Editor

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Syria: Time to Favor a Dictator Over Democracy?

Thursday, February 11, 2016

It appears the U.S. is letting Russia take the lead in Syria. 

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Scientific Research and Industry Money Create a Toxic Mix

Thursday, February 11, 2016

With shrinking support for government research, corporations are stepping in to play scientist, a practice that obscures the truth about dangerous chemicals and puts the public at risk.

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First-Time Voters Stir Revolution in Both Parties

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

As the New Hampshire primary and Iowa caucus result show, young people are supporting Bernie Sanders in large numbers. But Republicans believe that they can also rally first-time voters.

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Obama Invests $19 Billion in U.S. Cybersecurity

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A final budget from the Office of the President landed before Congress on Tuesday, complete with $19 billion for cybersecurity funding.

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Searching for Solutions as Heroin Claims 10,000 Lives

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Policy makers, medical providers, and politicians are urgently looking for new answers to tackle a growing problem.

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The Hunt for Qaddafi's Golden Gun

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Five years after the death of Muammar el-Qaddafi, a BBC correspondent went to Libya to search for the most iconic image of the Libyan Revolution: Qaddafi's golden gun. 

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As Campaigns Leave New Hampshire, The Heroin Epidemic Remains

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Drug overdoses and deaths have skyrocketed in the Granite State, and New Hampshire voters are happy the issue has made it into this year’s presidential election.

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Taiwan Looks to the Future Amid Earthquake Recovery

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake is testing Taiwanese President-elect Tsai Ing-wen, the nation's first female leader.

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Dangerous Waters: New Report Calls for More Security at Sea

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Since 9/11, security measures across the aviation industry have been strengthened, but efforts to stop maritime terrorism remain inconsistent.

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Sanders and Clinton Fight for Black Voters in South Carolina

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The Clinton family remains popular among Southern Democrats and black voters, which is driving Bernie Sanders to spend heavily in South Carolina. 

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Play Like a Girl: How Women Are Reshaping the Gaming Industry

Monday, February 08, 2016

At the University of Southern California, the school's game design program is bucking an industry trend: Women now outnumber men at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

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Live Free and Vote: Will New Hampshire Reshuffle the Deck?

Monday, February 08, 2016

Voters in New Hampshire will head to the polls on Tuesday to vote in the first presidential primary of the 2016 election. 

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What to Watch Instead of the Super Bowl

Friday, February 05, 2016

Not watching the Super Bowl this weekend? No problem. We've thought of a few alternatives for you.

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Female Vet Welcomes the Military's New Family-Friendly Plan

Friday, February 05, 2016

The U.S. military will increase paid maternity and paternity leave, provide better access to childcare, and pay for troops to freeze their sperm or eggs.

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The Scrutiny that Comes with Being a Female Candidate

Friday, February 05, 2016

Clinton is the first woman to ever win the Iowa Caucuses. While she's used to being the only woman in the room, that fact does affect the way potential voters see her.

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When The Super Bowl Came to Iran

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Fifty-two American hostages held in Tehran between 1979 and 1981 managed to hear a recording of Super Bowl XIV, thanks to a young journalist.

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New Military Plan Will Allow Troops to Freeze Sperm and Eggs

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Under a new plan, Uncle Sam will foot the bill should active-duty troops choose to freeze their sperm or eggs. The move designed to entice young recruits and increase retention rates.

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Battered Brains Raise New Questions for Football Safety Advocates

Thursday, February 04, 2016

As former NFL players donate their brains to science, more information about the dangerous physical effects of football are being uncovered. Can the game can ever be safe?

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Hillary and Bernie to Spar One-on-One in New Hampshire

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Tonight at the Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will square off one-on-one for the first time this election cycle. 

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Your Skeletons Are Showing: Meet the People Who Find Dirt on Politicians

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Running for political office is a dirty business. And if you’re going to throw your hat in the ring, you better be prepared to grab a shovel and dig.

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