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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

John Cusack on Being Brian Wilson in 'Love & Mercy'

Friday, June 05, 2015

John Cusack talks about playing Brian Wilson, the brilliant co-founder and composer of The Beach Boys, in the new film "Love & Mercy." 

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Movie Date: Films to See and Avoid This Weekend

Friday, June 05, 2015

The Movie Date Podcast team is back to review the weekend's new releases, including “Spy” and “Entourage.”

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The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, June 05, 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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FDA Panel Backs ‘Viagra for Women’

Thursday, June 04, 2015

A new Viagra-like "pink pill" to enhance female arousal aims to give women a desire-enhancing drug of their own. But just how effective will it be?

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Usaamah Rahim: Conflicting Reports Emerge

Thursday, June 04, 2015

A strange case involving the FBI, a CVS parking lot, a young man, and a planned beheading is confounding Boston.

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Genetic Testing Offers New Hope for Cancer Treatment

Thursday, June 04, 2015

The National Cancer Institute will begin a new kind of clinical trial—one that demonstrates a shift in the way researchers think about cancer treatment. 

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'Campus Cover-Up' Goes Inside Sexual Assault Hearings

Thursday, June 04, 2015

A new documentary from VICE on HBO explores sexual assault on college campuses and goes where few journalists have ventured—inside the adjudication process.

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China Shuts Down Media After Shipwreck

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Chinese authorities have ordered a clamp down on reporting after the Yangtze River shipwreck.  

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The Surprising Origins of 6 Classic Songs

Thursday, June 04, 2015

The guitar riff to "Can't Get No Satisfaction" was nearly lost while Keith Richards was on a booze and drug-filled bender. We explore other popular songs that have unlikely origins.

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Rep. Nadler: Push For More Surveillance Reforms, Prosecute Clapper

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Rep. Jerry Nadler co-sponsored the Patriot Act reform bill. He says that Director of National Intelligence James Clapper should be prosecuted, and Edward Snowden should be pardoned.

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Transitioning When You're Not Rich, Famous, or Caitlyn Jenner

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

This week, Caitlyn Jenner's transition is being celebrated in the media and across the Twittersphere. Two people explain what's it like to transition when you're not rich or famous.

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Officers Back Down as Citizens Take a Stand

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Some police officers are taking a back seat and trying to be more "hands off" in response to the wave of negative attention from police-related shootings.

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Millions in Need of Aid After Nepalese Quake

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

On Tuesday, the United Nations said that some 2.8 million people in Nepal remain in need of humanitarian assistance after April's massive earthquake.

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FBI Flies Surveillance Planes over U.S. Cities

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Propeller planes operated by the FBI are flying over American cities equipped with video cameras and cell phone surveillance technology.

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What Blatter's Resignation Means for the World Cup

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

FIFA President Sepp Blatter is resigning from his position after 40 years with the group and 17 years as the head of the organization.

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Best Restaurants List Stirs Up Controversy

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

This year's list of the World's 50 Best Restaurants has some new picks, but all the same controversy that's accompanied it in recent years.

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The Missing Data on Police Killings

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

According to an analysis by The Guardian, black Americans are more than twice as likely as white Americans to be unarmed when killed during encounters with police.

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When The Need For a 'Good Fit' Goes Too Far

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Employers want to hire people that "fit in" with company culture. But when does a "good fit" cloud an employer's judgement about who is the best candidate for the job? 

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Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg Explains the World

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

The great Nobel laureate and theoretical physicist Steven Weinberg shares his thoughts on history, science, and the meaning of life. 

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Iranian Youth Are Ready for Change

Monday, June 01, 2015

The majority of Iran's population is under the age of 40, and much of the younger generation has a Western outlook—one defined by personal choice rather than religion or politics. 

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