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T.J. Raphael

Takeaway Digital Content Editor

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Fact and Fiction in The Buildup to Iowa

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Less than a week away from the Iowa caucuses, we look at just how important this next week is for the 2016 race. 

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Denmark Approves Controversial Law to Seize Refugee Assets

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A new law in Denmark would allow the search and seizure of valuable assets from asylum seekers. The government says the income will help pay for the burden of caring for these refugees.

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A New Hope for Juveniles Serving Life Without Parole

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

At 17, Erik Jensen was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. His father is hopeful that the latest Supreme Court decision might give his son a chance at a new life.

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Infomagical: The Solution to Infomania and Content Overload

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC's "Note to Self," has a week-long challenge to help listeners fight information overload. 

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Designing for an Equal Future

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Denver's hoping to redesign itself to create an economy of young creatives, all while avoiding the pitfalls seen in other rapidly-gentrifying cities like San Francisco and New York.

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Filmmakers Fight Piracy, Teach Diversity With Storytelling

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Movie exec Ruth Vitale explains how storytelling can help stop piracy, something that can make a huge difference for independent filmmakers that are working for a more diverse world.

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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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