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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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    • ‘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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Facebook Is Trying to Get Its Users to Share More about Their Personal Lives

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Facebook Is Trying to Get Its Users to Share More about Their Personal Lives" is from the April 08, 2016 Tech section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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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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    • How Did FaceApp Think People Would React to Their New Change-Your-Race Filters?

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser 
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    The filters allowed users to upload a selfie and select an Asian, black, Caucasian or ‘Indian’ filter. Considering that in-app filters have long struggled to contend with “digital blackface,” these new filters felt to many like a strange escalation of the racial insensitivity that’s already plaguing face-swapping and transforming apps.

    "How Did FaceApp Think People Would React to Their New Change-Your-Race Filters?" is from the August 09, 2017 The Intersect section of The Washington Post. It was written by 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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    • 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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    • Harriet Tubman to Appear on $20 Bill, While Alexander Hamilton Remains on $10 Bill

    • By: Ana Swanson, Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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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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    • Time’s Person of the Year: ‘The Silence Breakers’ for Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment

    • By: Lindsey Bever, Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Time magazine has named “The Silence Breakers” as its 2017 Person of the Year, recognizing the women (and some men) who came forward with stories of sexual harassment and assault and helped force a nationwide reckoning.

    "Time’s Person of the Year: ‘The Silence Breakers’ for Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment" is from the December 06, 2017 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lindsey Bever and 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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    • 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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    • Is Facebook Ready for Live Video's Important Role in Police Accountability?

    • By: Abby Ohlheiser
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Is Facebook Ready for Live Video's Important Role in Police Accountability?" is from the July 07, 2016 Technology section of The Washington Post. It was written by Abby Ohlheiser and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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