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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Why Doping Regulations are Bad for Sports

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A new documentary, "Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports," argues that anti-doping efforts have been both intrusive for athletes, and ineffective at reducing doping.

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Planned Parenthood Head Pushes Back Against GOP

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

On Capitol Hill, Cecile Richards forcefully disputed claims that Planned Parenthood sells fetal tissue, saying the accusations are “offensive and categorically untrue.”

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The Next Speaker? What You Need to Know About Kevin McCarthy

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Does Rep. McCarthy indeed have the chops to succeed where Boehner failed and unify a splintered Republican House?

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A Former Rikers Worker Calls Solitary Confinement Torture

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Mary Buser, who spent a decade working as a mental health professional at Rikers Island, says that solitary confinement was wrongfully and indiscriminately used to punish inmates.

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Alaska's Governor on the Loss of Shell Oil

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Without Shell, local Alaskans and members of the oil and gas industry are left wondering how the state will move forward. Alaskan Gov. Bill Walker weighs in here.

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As Death Toll Climbs, Ukraine Makes U.N. Appeal

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

In the last 17 months, 8,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since war broke out between government forces and pro-Russian. The Ukrainian president is hoping that the U.N. can help.

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What We Got Wrong About Columbine

Monday, September 28, 2015

Original news reports of the Columbine high school massacre described the two shooters as asocial members of the "Trench Coat Mafia." But years of research debunks that explanation.

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The Mermaid Economy is Real

Monday, September 28, 2015

There are at least 1,000 people working as professional mermaids and mermen in the United States. Linden Wolbert is one of them. 

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What Volkswagen Can Learn from GM and Chrysler

Monday, September 28, 2015

To get out of the emissions scandal, Volkswagen will need a strong leader, says Bob Lutz, former vice chairman of General Motors and former president of Chrysler.

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How Ohio Is Reacting to Boehner's Resignation

Monday, September 28, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner's resignation was most felt in small Ohio towns where the speaker has his roots. 

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Time for Tough Talk With Putin?

Monday, September 28, 2015

Today, President Obama meets with President Vladimir Putin for the first time since Russia annexed Crimea. Many hope Obama will take a tougher stance on Russian aggression.

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A New Twist in the Hillary Clinton Email Controversy

Monday, September 28, 2015

New evidence suggests Mrs. Clinton was using a private email address at the State Department earlier than she previously stated.

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Why the Migrant Crisis is a 'Mega Trend'

Friday, September 25, 2015

William Swing, director general of the International Organization for Migration, has been trying to warn the international community about the migrant crisis for years.

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The Fight to Release an Imprisoned Human Rights Lawyer

Friday, September 25, 2015

Criticism against the Saudi government is sounding out today as the news comes out of a stampede killing more than 700 people. 

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How To Eliminate Homelessness

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Overall, homelessness in the U.S. is has decreased since the great recession, but some areas have yet to show improvement. We explore what's working and what's not.

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L.A. Declares Homelessness a Public 'Emergency'

Thursday, September 24, 2015

On Tuesday, Los Angeles municipal officials announced that the city's homeless crisis had reached a level of "public emergency."  

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The World Bank Has a Plan to Eradicate Poverty

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, talks with The Takeaway about Pope Francis and their shared goals to eradicate poverty. 

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Report: Immigrants Are Fitting in Just Fine

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Donald Trump warns of a Spanish-speaking, crime-filled future. But a new report finds that immigrants are quickly integrating into American society like previous generations.

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For Victims of Sexual Abuse, Pope's Visit Recalls Childhood Trauma

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

According to one estimate, as many as 100,000 U.S. children are victims of childhood sexual abuse by Catholic clergy. For many of them, the pope's visit brings up traumatic memories. 

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Your Car is a Computer. Is That a Good or a Bad Thing?

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

As intricate, computerized components have become standard in American cars, who has more control: Us or our cars?

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