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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Feds Pledge to Get Tougher On White-Collar Crime

Friday, September 11, 2015

Too big to jail? Not anymore. 

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On 9/11, Gillibrand Urges Lawmakers to Protect First Responders

Friday, September 11, 2015

The World Trade Center Health Program is set to expire at the end of the month. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing to make it permanent.

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Even Hospitals Are Confused About Healthcare Costs

Friday, September 11, 2015

Dr. Vivian Lee, the CEO of University of Utah Health Care, is working to solve a mystery: What do hospital services actually cost? 

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I'm Sorry You Feel That Way: Why It's So Hard to Apologize

Thursday, September 10, 2015

From Richard Nixon to Hillary Clinton, why is it so hard for politicians—and the rest of us —to say “I’m sorry”?

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Chicago Activists 25 Days Into School Hunger Strike

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Parents and activists want the city to re-open Walter H. Dyett High School, the last open enrollment high school in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood.

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Investigating the Legacy of the McMartin Child Abuse Trial

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A new book documents how fear and bad research swept hundreds of children into costly and unfounded investigations of child abuse in the 1980s. 

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A New Frontier in Drone Strikes

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Two more countries, the United Kingdom and Pakistan, join a small group that have killed human targets using armed drones. 

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Childhood Mortality Hits Record Low

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

For the first time, the number of deaths of children under the age of five has dipped below 6 million—a number that hovered around 12.7 million per year in 1990. 

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Venus Vs. Serena: The Ultimate Sibling Rivalry

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Serena Williams is vying for her first ever Grand Slam. But to get there, she had to face her sister Venus, in what was their 27th meeting. We reflect on their complex rivalry here. 

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Syrian-American: The Drowned Boy on The Beach Could've Been Me

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

"I was born in Syria," says Takeaway listener Hassan Shibly. Had he grown up there, he says he may have "drowned trying cross the Mediterranean as a refugee."

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On Board a Refugee Rescue Ship

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Doctors Without Borders rescued 1,658 displaced refugees crossing the Mediterranean last week. An emergency coordinator for a rescue ship tells us what exactly happens on board.

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How Refugees Could Boost the European Economy

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Europe's population is aging at an alarming rate. An influx of migrants could help jump-start the workforce and save the E.U. from economic uncertainty. 

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More Than 100 Million Wills Made Public Online

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

For more than 100 million Americans, their dying wishes are now available online, thanks to a three-year digitization project by the genealogical research firm Ancestry.

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The Power of An Iconic Image

Friday, September 04, 2015

After a photo of a drowned Syrian toddler went viral, we discuss how images can define a conflict. Warning: The photos in this story may be distressing to some viewers.

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Kim Davis is In Jail. Here's What's Next For the Religious Freedom Debate.

Thursday, September 03, 2015

A federal judge in Kentucky has found Davis in contempt of court for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. But that doesn't mean this issue is settled.

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Chinese Military Cuts 300,000 Troops

Thursday, September 03, 2015

The People's Liberation Army will see a reduction of 300,000 military personnel, a move not necessarily aimed at reducing the military's capability.

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Why Technology May Be Killing Your Relationship

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Email. Twitter. Facebook. Netflix. How important is it to be technologically compatible with your other half?

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Supporting Immigrant Students in Miami

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

A teacher describes a community that embraces diversity.

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The Death of the Summer Job

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The summer job as we once knew it has become somewhat of an archaic concept, but don't be too quick to call today's youth lazy. Here's what's behind the summer's drop in teen employment.

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Shell Invests Billions Into Arctic Drilling

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

For the first time in more than two decades, Royal Dutch Shell is preparing to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast.

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