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    • What the World’s Youths Might Learn from BTS, the K-Pop Stars Who Spoke at the U.N.

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The seven young men of the Korean-pop group BTS stepped up to a single microphone Monday, looking familiar but not immediately recognizable. They had traded in their flashier stage outfits for dark, fitted suits. And when the leader of the group opened his mouth, he spoke rather than sang.

    "What the World’s Youths Might Learn from BTS, the K-Pop Stars Who Spoke at the U.N." is from the September 25, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘Little Lies Point to Bigger Lies’: How James Comey Thinks the Fbi Could Investigate Kavanaugh

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Former FBI director James B. Comey waded into the debate over the extended investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh on Monday, expressing confidence in the FBI’s ability to gather facts in a week’s time — but also blasting Republicans for putting a “shot clock” on the agency."

    ‘Little Lies Point to Bigger Lies’: How James Comey Thinks the Fbi Could Investigate Kavanaugh" is from the October 01, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Maxine Waters Swings Back at Bill O’Reilly: ‘I’m a Strong Black Woman and I Cannot Be Intimidated’

    • By: Amy B. Wang
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
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    Fox News host Bill O'Reilly disparaged a senior African American congresswoman because of the lawmaker's appearance — comparing her hair on Tuesday morning to a “James Brown wig.”

    "Maxine Waters Swings Back at Bill O’Reilly: ‘I’m a Strong Black Woman and I Cannot Be Intimidated’" is from the March 29, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Sarah Palin’s Son Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges for the Third Time in Three Years

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Track Palin, the oldest son of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, has been arrested on domestic violence charges for the third time in about three years.

    "Sarah Palin’s Son Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges for the Third Time in Three Years" is from the September 30, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • White Supremacists Picked Fight With an Interracial Couple After Tennessee Rally, Police Say

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Hours after a “White Lives Matter” rally unfolded Saturday in Shelbyville, Tenn. — resulting in lots of counterprotesters, but no violence — a fight broke out between a smaller group of white supremacists and an interracial couple at a restaurant in Brentwood, about 50 miles to the north.

    "White Supremacists Picked Fight With an Interracial Couple After Tennessee Rally, Police Say" is from the October 29, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Christine Blasey Ford Spurred a Woman to Name Her Alleged Rapist: A State Senator, Who Denies It

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Washington state lawmakers have called for an investigation into a Seattle woman’s claims that a man who is now a state senator raped her in 2007.

    "Christine Blasey Ford Spurred a Woman to Name Her Alleged Rapist: A State Senator, Who Denies It" is from the September 29, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A Black Woman Called 911 Because She Was Afraid of a Police Officer. A Violent Arrest Followed

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "A Black Woman Called 911 Because She Was Afraid of a Police Officer. A Violent Arrest Followed" is from the August 05, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • 'They'll Kill for It': Ramen Has Become the Black-Market Currency in American Prisons

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "'They'll Kill for It': Ramen Has Become the Black-Market Currency in American Prisons" is from the August 23, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang  and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • For Decades, No One Spoke of Taiwan's Hidden Massacre. A New Generation Is Breaking the Silence.

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Growing up in the United States, Yu-Ting Lin had always known — through stories repeated in car rides to school — that his grandfather had died young, and tragically, in Taiwan. He had been a kind and generous physician who had set an example they should follow, his father told Lin all the time.

    "For Decades, No One Spoke of Taiwan's Hidden Massacre. A New Generation Is Breaking the Silence." is from the February 28, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Explosion That Injured 29 in New York 'Obviously an Act of Terrorism,' Governor Says

    • By: Philip Bump, Mark Berman, Amy B Wang, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Dozens of people were injured Saturday night in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan in an intentional bombing apparently caused by an improvised explosive device, authorities said.

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    • Man Wearing Pipe Bomb in Custody After 'Attempted Terrorist Attack' in N.Y. Subway, Police Say

    • By: Mark Berman, Lindsey Bever, Amy B. Wang, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The man suspected of setting off the explosion early Monday morning in Midtown Manhattan was identified by authorities as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah, an immigrant from Bangladesh who lives in Brooklyn. The blast, which occurred in the area of the Port Authority Bus Terminal, at 42nd Street and Eigth Avenue, resulted in serious injuries to the suspect and minor injuries to at least three others, authorities said during a morning news conference.

    "Man Wearing Pipe Bomb in Custody After 'Attempted Terrorist Attack' in N.Y. Subway, Police Say" is from the December 11, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mark Berman, Lindsey Bever, Amy B. Wang and Devlin Barrett and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Suspect in N.Y., N.J. Bombings in Custody after Shootout; 'No Indication' of Terror Cell

    • By: Renae Merle, Matt Zapotosky, Amy B Wang, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Authorities apprehended 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami — wanted in connection with weekend bombings in Manhattan and Seaside Park, N.J. — after an apparent shootout with police Monday.

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    • The D.B. Cooper Case Baffled Investigators for Decades. Now, Scientists Have a New Theory.

    • By: Amy B. Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Using a powerful electron microscope, the scientists say they have identified more than 100,000 particles of “rare earth elements” on the tie, including Cerium, Strontium sulfide and pure titanium, according to the Associated Press. Of those, titanium was the most notable.

    "The D.B. Cooper Case Baffled Investigators for Decades. Now, Scientists Have a New Theory." is from the January 16, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Holocaust Denier Running for Congress Has No Opponents in Republican Primary

    • By: Amy B. Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Despite his views, Jones is all but certain to become the GOP nominee in one of Illinois’ most prominent congressional districts — one that includes parts of Chicago and several suburbs to the west and southwest. Jones is running unopposed in the Republican primary; the deadline for candidates to file was in early December.

    "Holocaust Denier Running for Congress Has No Opponents in Republican Primary" is from the February 05, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B. Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How a Flight Diverted by the nor’Easter Became a 9-Hour Bus Ride — and Left Two Travelers Hospitalized

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    It was supposed to be a straightforward, three-hour plane ride from Minneapolis to New York.

    "How a Flight Diverted by the nor'easter Became a 9-Hour Bus Ride — and Left Two Travelers Hospitalized" is from the March 06, 2018 Local section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Death Toll Continues to Rise as California Wildfires Burn On

    • By: Lisa Bonos, Amy B. Wang, Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The deadly wildfires that have ravaged Northern California over the past week — killing dozens and forcing thousands to flee their homes — continued to burn Sunday, as officials hoped lighter winds would help fire-suppression efforts.

    "Death Toll Continues to Rise as California Wildfires Burn On" is from the October 15, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lisa Bonos, Amy B. Wang and Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Largest Fire in Los Angeles History Forces Hundreds to Evacuate

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A fast-spreading brush fire north of Los Angeles forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes Friday and Saturday as firefighters struggled against triple-digit temperatures and erratic winds to contain the blaze, officials said.

    "Largest Fire in Los Angeles History Forces Hundreds to Evacuate" is from the September 02, 2017 Post Nation section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Founder of the Disastrous Fyre Festival Has a History of Overpromising ‘Elite’ Access

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Long before he was forced to apologize for his now notorious Fyre Festival, entrepreneur Billy McFarland founded another company in 2013 called Magnises that made some familiar-sounding promises targeting status-seeking millennials.

    "The Founder of the Disastrous Fyre Festival Has a History of Overpromising ‘Elite’ Access" is from the April 29, 2017 Arts & Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Bees Were Just Added to the U.S. Endangered-Species List for the First Time

    • By: Amy B Wang
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    "The bees are dying. For the first time in the United States, bees have been placed on the endangered-species list."

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    • A Lawyer Rewrote Instagram’s Terms of Use ‘in Plain English’ so Kids Would Know Their Privacy Rights

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Most of those children have no idea what their privacy rights are, despite all of them agreeing to terms and conditions before starting their social media accounts, Afia said. The task force, which included experts from the public and private sector, worked for a year and released its report Wednesday.

    "A Lawyer Rewrote Instagram’s Terms of Use ‘in Plain English’ so Kids Would Know Their Privacy Rights" is from the January 08, 2017 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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