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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Can FIFA Still Clean Up Its Act With Blatter at The Helm?

Friday, May 29, 2015

How does an international sports organization go about reforming itself without changing its leadership in a meaningful way?

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Baltimore Sees Deadliest Month in 15 years

Friday, May 29, 2015

In the wake of the death of Freddie Gray, the number of arrests made by police in Baltimore have fallen. But the city is experiencing its deadliest month in 15 years.

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What the World Pays for Cheap Clothing

Friday, May 29, 2015

We now consume 400% more clothing than we did two decades ago, and a lot of it is affordable, fashionable and disposable clothing that's linked to human rights abuses across the globe. 

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Time Running Out for the NSA

Friday, May 29, 2015

Congress is running out of time to save two sections of the Patriot Act. On Monday, unless the Senate acts, the NSA may not be able to collect data in bulk. 

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Can the DOJ Crush FIFA Corruption?

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Who cares about soccer in the land of the Yankees, Lebron, and the Cowboys? Soccer isn't America's most popular sport, but FIFA is on the top of the agenda for the Department of Justice.

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The West's Man-Made Water Crisis

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Seven states depend on the Colorado River for water. A new investigation from ProPublica finds that much of the drought is man-made—and subsidized by the federal government.

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Teen Porn Industry Exposed in 'Hot Girls Wanted'

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Rashida Jones joins us to discuss her new documentary, which explores the realities of the “amateur” porn world, and the steady stream of 18-to-19-year-old girls entering into it.

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Millions in Limbo After President Obama's Immigration Action Blocked

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

On Tuesday, a federal appeals court denied a request from the Justice Department that would have allowed President Obama's executive action on immigration to go into effect.

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Slow Computing: The Conscientious Guide to Tech

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

In an homage to the slow food movement, an advocate for "slow computing" calls on consumers to understand how their devices and software affect the environment and their fellow man.

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Stranded in a Stadium as Flood Waters Rise

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

As the Lone Star State continues to face torrential rains and flooding, Texans have found themselves stranded on roads, in their homes, and yesterday morning, at the Toyota Center Arena.

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Obama Pushes for Cleaner Water with Sweeping Rule Change

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Obama Administration is expected to announce a major overhaul for clean water regulations. The decision has already seen opposition from Republicans and oil and gas producers.

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Scientists Link Dolphin Deaths to BP Oil Spill

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A new peer-reviewed study links the deaths of an unprecedented number of bottlenose dolphins to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster of 2010.

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U.S. Journalist on Trial for 'Espionage' in Iran

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post's Iran bureau chief who was jailed without explanation 10 months ago, is expected in court today on charges of espionage. Will he get a fair trial?

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Amid Protests, Cleveland Looks to Heal

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Protesters are taking to the streets of Cleveland, Ohio after a judge acquitted a police officer charged in the fatal shooting of two unarmed African Americans.

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'Kablammo!' Ash Comes of Age With New Album

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

From the Irish troubles to personal struggles, vocalist and guitarist Tim Wheeler of the band Ash talks about the process of growing up all while making catchy rock gems.

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Violent Weather Slams the Southwest

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Tornadoes, torrential rain and flooding pummeled Texas and Oklahoma over the weekend. Hundreds of homes were destroyed, at least five were killed, and many more are still missing.

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Racial Disparity in N.J. Foster Care System

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A new report from New Jersey Public Radio finds that black parents in the Garden State lose custody at higher rates than white parents.

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Movie Date: Films to See and Avoid This Weekend

Friday, May 22, 2015

Kristen Meinzer, co-host of The Movie Date Podcast, is here to review the new releases hitting the box office this Memorial Day Weekend.

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Clean Up Continues Along Santa Barbara Coast After 'Nightmare' Oil Spill

Friday, May 22, 2015

After an oil pipeline dumped more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil along the California coastline, environmental groups are starting to tally up the damage.

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ISIS Controls Nearly Half of Syria

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Syrian military has not been able to prevent ISIS from seizing large portions of land. The militants now control about half of Syria, though it’s mostly uninhabited desert.

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