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    • J.K. Rowling, Creator of the Harry Potter Universe, Is No Longer Its God

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "J.K. Rowling, Creator of the Harry Potter Universe, Is No Longer Its God" is from the August 22, 2016 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • You’ve Probably Never Heard of This Creepy Genealogy Site. But It Knows a Lot About You.

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 7 mins
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    There are many “people search” sites and data brokers out there, like Spokeo, or Intelius, that also know a lot about you. This is not news, at least for the Internet-literate. And the information on FamilyTreeNow comes largely from the public records and other legally accessible sources that those other data brokers use. What makes FamilyTreeNow stand out on the creepy scale, though, is how easy the site makes it for anyone to access that information all at once, and free.

    "You’ve Probably Never Heard of This Creepy Genealogy Site. But It Knows a Lot About You." is from the January 12, 2017 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Parents Worry About Their Teens’ Smartphone Habits. But What About Their Own?

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Talking about Generation Z without talking about smartphones is impossible. The interconnectedness between teen and device has become the defining question about the generation following Millennials.

    "Parents Worry About Their Teens’ Smartphone Habits. But What About Their Own?" is from the August 22, 2018 Tech section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • This Real-Time Video of a Sinking Titanic Was Made to Honor the Victims. Does It?

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "This Real-Time Video of a Sinking Titanic Was Made to Honor the Victims. Does It?" is from the April 26, 2016 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘Brilliant, Fearless Spirit’: Fans and Friends Mourn Anthony Bourdain, Who Died at 61

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser, Jenny Hoops
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Anthony Bourdain, the chef who became a world-traveling storyteller, has died at age 61, according to CNN.

    "‘Brilliant, Fearless Spirit’: Fans and Friends Mourn Anthony Bourdain, Who Died at 61" is from the June 08, 2018 Arts and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and Elahe Izadi and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Garrison Keillor, Ex-Host of ‘A Prairie Home Companion,’ Fired After Allegations of Improper Behavior

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Garrison Keillor, who hosted the popular radio show “A Prairie Home Companion” for decades until his retirement last year, has been fired from Minnesota Public Radio after allegations of “inappropriate behavior,” MPR confirmed in a statement Wednesday.

    "Garrison Keillor, Ex-Host of ‘A Prairie Home Companion,’ Fired After Allegations of Improper Behavior" is from the November 29, 2017 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • What Happened When Jake Paul, YouTube's Most Divisive Star, Decided to Rescue Texas From Harvey

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In a video to his 10 million YouTube subscribers Tuesday, Jake Paul laid out his plan: He was going to Houston to save it from Harvey. “I need your guys’ help. I need your power. I need your commitment. We have the chance to save thousands of lives and to show the world the power of social media.” The video was dramatically titled, “This might have to be my last vlog…”

    "What Happened When Jake Paul, YouTube's Most Divisive Star, Decided to Rescue Texas From Harvey" is from the August 31, 2017 The Intersect section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey Says He's Never Blocked Anyone on Twitter

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey Says He's Never Blocked Anyone on Twitter" is from the March 18, 2016, Life and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Harvey Weinstein Charged with Rape and Other Abuse Charges in Sexual Assault Cases

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser, Elahe Izadi, Mark Berman
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Harvey Weinstein was arrested and charged with rape and other abuse charges Friday, months after allegations of sexual violence and harassment toppled the once-powerful Hollywood mogul.

    "Harvey Weinstein Charged with Rape and Other Abuse Charges in Sexual Assault Cases" is from the May 25, 2018 Arts and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser, Elahe Izadi and Mark Berman and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Daniel Radcliffe's Touching Tribute to Alan Rickman: 'He Was so Encouraging of Me'

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Daniel Radcliffe's Touching Tribute to Alan Rickman: 'He Was so Encouraging of Me'" is from the Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Harriet Tubman to Appear on $20 Bill, While Alexander Hamilton Remains on $10 Bill

    • By: Ana Swanson, Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Harriet Tubman to Appear on $20 Bill, While Alexander Hamilton Remains on $10 Bill" is from the April 20, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ana Swanson and Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Rose McGowan Blocked From Twitter After Tweeting About Harvey Weinstein and Ben Affleck

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    As a growing number of women accuse Harvey Weinstein of predatory behavior, actress Rose McGowan has used Twitter account to rally support for the women like her who are now naming themselves as his victims.

    "Rose McGowan Blocked From Twitter After Tweeting About Harvey Weinstein and Ben Affleck" is from the October 12, 2017 Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Pope Tells Bishops That Clergy Abuse Must Not Be Repeated

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser, Michael E. Ruane, Greg Jaffe
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 12 mins
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    "Pope Tells Bishops That Clergy Abuse Must Not Be Repeated" is from the September 24, 2015 Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser, Michael E. Ruane and Greg Jaffe and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How James Damore Went From Google Employee to Right-Wing Internet Hero

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    In one photograph — the user image for an unverified Twitter account believed to be his — Damore sits in front of a blue background, holding a laptop. He’s wearing a T-shirt that has one word printed on the chest, in Google’s font. It reads: “Goolag.”

    "How James Damore Went From Google Employee to Right-Wing Internet Hero" is from the August 12, 2017 The Intersect section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Doomsday Clock Just Moved: It’s Now 2 Minutes to ‘Midnight,’ the Symbolic Hour of the Apocalypse

    • By: Lindsey Bever, Sarah Kaplan, and Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advanced the symbolic Doomsday Clock a notch closer to the end of humanity Thursday, moving it ahead by 30 seconds after what the organization called a “grim assessment” of the state of geopolitical affairs.

    "The Doomsday Clock Just Moved: It’s Now 2 Minutes to ‘Midnight,’ the Symbolic Hour of the Apocalypse" is from the January 25, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lindsey Bever, Sarah Kaplan, and Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Far-Right Trolls Named the Wrong Man as the Las Vegas Shooter

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Geary Danley was not the gunman in Las Vegas who killed at least 50 people late Sunday. But for hours on the far-right Internet, would-be sleuths scoured Danley’s Facebook likes, family photographs and marital history to try to “prove” that he was.

    "How Far-Right Trolls Named the Wrong Man as the Las Vegas Shooter" is from the October 02, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Kanye West-Chance Saga Shows How the Pro-Trump Internet Looks for Celebrity Converts

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    When Kanye West shouted out a pro-President Trump YouTuber over the weekend and then praised Trump on twitter on Wednesday, people wondered whether the president would Tweet about it. By Friday, there was a different question: When would the president stop Tweeting about Kanye West?

    "The Kanye West-Chance Saga Shows How the Pro-Trump Internet Looks for Celebrity Converts" is from the April 27, 2018 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • ‘They Have Broken Trump’: Alex Jones and the Trump Internet’s Fractured Response to the Syria Strikes

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    “I haven’t had Trump call me in six months,” Alex Jones said, his voice particularly hoarse. He was streaming live from the Infowars studio Friday night, because President Trump had just announced a strike on Syria. If Trump did decide to call Jones that night, he’d find that his longtime admirer was furious. “I will tell Trump that you really betrayed your family and your name, and everything you stood for with this horse manure.”

    "‘They Have Broken Trump’: Alex Jones and the Trump Internet’s Fractured Response to the Syria Strikes" is from the April 15, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Viral Story of Taiwan Jones, Who Learned He Failed His Midterms on Twitter, Doesn’t Add Up

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser, Sarah Larimer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Imagine you’re a college student. You’re just minding your own business, relaxing after a brutal week of midterms, when all of a sudden your friends start messaging you. “Is this you?” one friend asks.

    "The Viral Story of Taiwan Jones, Who Learned He Failed His Midterms on Twitter, Doesn’t Add Up" is from the October 20, 2017 Technology section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and Sarah Larimer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Reddit User Behind Trump’s CNN Meme Apologized. But #CNNBlackmail Is the Story Taking Hold.

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    The Reddit user said he never intended his anti-CNN meme — you know, the one tweeted by President Trump in which the now-president beats up CNN in a wrestling match — to become a call for violence against journalists.

    "The Reddit User Behind Trump’s CNN Meme Apologized. But #CNNBlackmail Is the Story Taking Hold." is from the July 05, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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