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    • Gabriel Garcia Marquez Had Fidel Castro Read His Books to Catch Errors Before Publication

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    Few realize that Fidel Castro played a part in the Nobel Prize-winning author's books. Not as a character or inspiration, but as an editor.

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    • The Day Princess Diana Stepped Into an Active Minefield

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    In Jan. 15, 1997, Princess Diana walked through an active minefield in Angola. Here's how land mine ban advocate Paul Heslop, who helped Diana detonate a land mine in front of an audience of international reporters, remembers the day.

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    • France's 'Jungle' Camp Is Burning—and Many Teenage Migrants Have Nowhere to Go

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    A large number of unaccompanied minors are still sleeping in the open around the "Jungle" migrant camp near the French port of Calais, in spite of widespread fires and police efforts to clear the area.

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    • With Its Ex-President on Trial, Catalonia Is Still Pushing for an Independence Vote

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 7 mins
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    California has the largest economy in the U.S. It's also the state with the most immigrants. These two facts are not unrelated, but the way immigrants build that economy is complex.

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    • Guess Which City Has the Strictest Airbnb Laws

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    This European city has some of the harshest Airbnb laws on the books. But it doesn't seem to stop the flow of people renting out their apartments.

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    • U.S. Transportation Is so Far Behind Sweden's It's Not Even Funny

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 7 mins
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    America is literally falling apart.

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    • RIP Swimming Pigs: Several of the Bahamas' Beloved Porkers Found Dead

    • By: The World staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    In the Bahamas, there are beaches where you can swim with pigs. And lots of selfie-happy tourists did — until recently.

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    • The U.S. Shares the Blame for a Massacre in Mexico

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    The inside story of a cartel’s deadly assault on a Mexican town near the Texas border — and the U.S. drug operation that sparked it.

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    • Chinese Social Media Wants You to Boycott United Airlines

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The fallout from the incident on the United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky, has been a public relations disaster for the airline in the United States.

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    • The Little-Known Link Between Princess Leia's Iconic Hairstyle and the Mexican Revolution

    • By: The World staff
    • Narrated by: Jeb Sharp
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "A lot of us have been thinking about the late Carrie Fisher and the movie role that made her famous: Princess Leia, the tough Star Wars...

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    • How Trump's Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Control Might Affect Travelers

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    President Trump wants to hand over air traffic control to a private organization. About 60 other countries currently have similar systems in place.

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    • Allegations of Corruption Surface Around the Trump Tower in Baku, Azerbaijan

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Here's a headline that the White House wouldn't like. Donald Trump's ultra luxury hotel and tower in Baku, Azerbaijan was built with the help of corrupt companies possibly linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guard. Adam Davidson's investigation of this story now appears in the New Yorker.

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    • Climate Change Is Fueling a Second Chance for Nuclear Power

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In the quest for a carbon-free future, scientists and entrepreneurs are developing a new generation of nuclear reactors.

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    • How the Suspected NSA Leaker Reality Leigh Winner Was Caught

    • By: The World staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    Authorities were able to identify the alleged leaker, a 25-year-old National Security Agency contractor, after paper copies of the documents she allegedly provided to a news media organization were shared with the NSA for verification reasons.

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    • Trump's Plan Restricts Travel and Business With Cuba

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 17 mins
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    President Donald Trump announced a clampdown on U.S. business with Cuba and tighter rules on travel to the island, in a move to roll back Barack Obama's historic outreach to Havana.

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    • Europeans Are Less Likely to Share Fake News. Here's Why.

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Amid mounting pressure from European leaders, Facebook and other social media companies are taking steps to combat the spread of fake news.

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    • Climate Change Is Coming for the U.K.'s Fish and Chips

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    For generations, British people have relied on the seas around them to supply the key ingredient for a beloved national dish. But climate change is shifting fish stocks.

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    • The Effort to Save Syria’s Palmyra Gets Help From a Drone and an Algorithm

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The ancient city remains in the middle of a war zone. But a group has tried to save it — digitally.

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    • There's a Small but Booming Black Market Near the U.S.-Mexico Border ... For Doughnuts

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Mexican town of Juarez does not have a doughnut store. But there's a Krispy Kreme outlet just across the U.S. border in El Paso, Texas.

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    • Two Brothers, One in Iran and Another in California, Say the U.S. Travel Ban Has Thrown Their Family for a Loop

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Trump reminds these Iranians of their former leader, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

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