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T.J. Raphael

Takeaway Digital Content Editor

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

SCOTUS: Ban on Life Sentences for Juveniles Can be Retroactive

Monday, January 25, 2016

Three years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that life sentences for those under 18 were unconstitutional. Today, the court said that ruling also applies retroactively.

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In Egypt, An Unrealized Revolution

Monday, January 25, 2016

Five years ago today, millions of Egyptians rose up and took on the nation's establishment. But true democracy didn't last long.

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America's $400 Billion Quest for Stealthy Perfection

Monday, January 25, 2016

For decades, the United States has been on a quest to perfect stealth technology, but development of the F-35 fighter jet shows just how complicated dreams can become.

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Can Bloomberg Win The White House?

Monday, January 25, 2016

According to reports, the former New York City mayor is willing to put up $1 billion to self finance the campaign. He would enter the race as a third party, Independent candidate. 

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Christie Uses Blizzard in Fight For the White House

Monday, January 25, 2016

Despite causing power outages and flooding along the Jersey Shore, Saturday's blizzard gave Governor Christie an opportunity to emphasize his experience in an executive role. 

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How Innovation Changes Music

Monday, January 25, 2016

As part of our "America's Greatest Innovation" series, two music industry experts discuss how new technology affects musical genres and the ways we can experience them. 

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The Weekender: Your Guide to The Weirdest Places in the U.K.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

The Takeaway talks with author Bill Bryson about his latest work, "The Road to Little Dribbling," which is a guidebook to all the odd places that appear on maps of the U.K.

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Press Freedom Threatened by Politics, Violence, and Technology

Friday, January 22, 2016

According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 199 journalists were jailed in 2015 and at least 71 were killed. The digital era has also ushered in a new era of online surveillance.

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Silicon Valley Anxious as Tech Stocks Tumble

Friday, January 22, 2016

Companies like Foursquare, FitBit and even Twitter have seen their share prices tumble.

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'X-Files' Gets Another Shot at Sci-Fi Fandom

Friday, January 22, 2016

Some good news for "X-Files" fans: Almost 14 years after its last episode aired, the show is returning in all of its spooky glory this Sunday.

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Films to Catch and Skip At the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, January 22, 2016

The Takeaway reviews the sci-fi action flick "The 5th Wave," and the stop-motion drama "Anomalisa."

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Does Freedom Need a Firewall?

Friday, January 22, 2016

A new docu-series narrated by Maggie Gyllenhaal examines the stories of everyday people fighting government abuse of power, from Black Lives Matter to state-sponsored malware.

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The NFL Is Getting Its First Full-Time Female Coach

Friday, January 22, 2016

Is this a giant leap or a small step for women in football? Natalie Randolph, a former football player and high school coach, offers her thoughts.

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An Amateur's Guide to Viewing the Night Sky

Thursday, January 21, 2016

For the first time in more than a decade, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter are all visible at the same time. We've enlisted an expert to help us locate objects in the night sky.

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A Third Term for Biden?

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Following his decision not to run for president this election cycle, some Joe Biden backers are calling for the vice president to consider an unprecedented third term as VP.

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Syrian Refugees Battle With the Gridlock of U.S. Intolerance

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The U.S. has taken just .06 percent of the 4.5 million refugees displaced by the conflict in Syria. Why have so few made it to the U.S. and what happens to them when they arrive?

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Dems Use Trump Card in Refugee Vote

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Using campaign politics, Senate Democrats blocked a bill that would have tightened screenings of refugees from Syria and Iraq. 

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A Crisis With No End in Flint

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The mayor of Flint, Michigan discusses the city's water crisis, and a local business owner explains how his restaurant has been trying to survive in the face of contaminated water.

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Without Power and Money, Neglect Festers in Flint

Thursday, January 21, 2016

One journalist asks why a community like Flint gets neglected and poisoned by its city, its state and the federal government charged to protect them.

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Ambassador Samantha Power: Politics Gets Personal

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, took time away from the negotiating table to volunteer at a community center with a number of refugees.

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