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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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    • Trump Accuses Clinton of Colluding With Democrats to Defeat ‘Crazy Bernie Sanders’

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    In the wake of a bombshell story about Russia’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election — and persistent allegations that President Trump’s campaign may have colluded with Russia to win — Trump took to Twitter Sunday morning to accuse someone else of collusion: his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.

    "Trump Accuses Clinton of Colluding With Democrats to Defeat ‘Crazy Bernie Sanders’" is from the June 25, 2017 Politics 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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    • What World War II’s ‘Operation Pied Piper’ Taught Us About the Trauma of Family Separations

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Nearly 80 years later, Pam Hobbs can still recall the day her older sister came home from school with a note that would alter their lives. All children in Leigh-on-Sea, the seaside village in southeastern England where Hobbs lived with her parents and six sisters, were to be evacuated that very weekend. Their schools were shut down immediately.

    "What World War II’s ‘Operation Pied Piper’ Taught Us About the Trauma of Family Separations" is from the June 19, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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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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    • 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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    • 'LGBTQ People Were Born Perfect': A New Bill Would Ban Conversion Therapy Nationwide

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Democratic lawmakers this week introduced a bill that would ban the practice of “conversion therapy,” treatments that historically have targeted the LGBT community and claim to be able to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

    "'LGBTQ People Were Born Perfect': A New Bill Would Ban Conversion Therapy Nationwide" is from the April 27, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • An American Tourist Gave the Nazi Salute in Germany — so a Stranger Beat Him up, Police Say

    • By: Amy B. Wang, Rick Noack
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    An American tourist in Germany was beaten up by a passer-by after he began giving the Nazi salute outside a café in Dresden, police said Sunday.

    "An American Tourist Gave the Nazi Salute in Germany — so a Stranger Beat Him up, Police Say" is from the August 13, 2017 WorldViews section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B. Wang and Rick Noack and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A Newly Unearthed Photo Shows Amelia Earhart Survived Her Final Flight, Investigators Say

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    What happened to Amelia Earhart?That question has captivated the public ever since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 as she attempted to become the first female pilot to fly around the world.

    "A Newly Unearthed Photo Shows Amelia Earhart Survived Her Final Flight, Investigators Say" is from the July 05, 2017 Retropolis section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • K-Pop Star’s Suicide Note Reveals Depression That ‘Consumed’ Him, Pressures of Fame

    • By: Amy B. Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    An apparent suicide note left by K-pop star Kim Jong-hyun — the SHINee singer best known by his stage name, Jonghyun — revealed the depth of his struggles with depression before he died Monday. The music idol’s death left millions of fans around the world in shock and forced a spotlight on mental health in South Korea.

    "K-Pop Star’s Suicide Note Reveals Depression That ‘Consumed’ Him, Pressures of Fame" is from the December 19, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B. Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Booted a Black Man from His Rally and Called Him a 'Thug.' Turns out He Is a Supporter

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    An increasing number of people began pointing at a person to Trump's right. Soon, hundreds of people who had gathered for his Wednesday evening campaign rally in Kinston, N.C., were frantically waving their “Trump Pence” signs in that direction.

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    • Police Use DNA to Solve 1976 Murder of Karen Klaas, Ex-Wife of Righteous Brothers Singer

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    On the morning of Jan. 30, 1976, shortly after dropping her young son off at school, Klaas returned to her home in Hermosa Beach, California.

    There, the 32-year-old mother of two was sexually assaulted and strangled with her own pantyhose.

    ""Police Use DNA to Solve 1976 Murder of Karen Klaas, Ex-Wife of Righteous Brothers Singer"" is from the January 30, 2017 True Crime section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Jr. Griped That CNN Didn’t Run His Dad’s Commercial. ‘This Ad Is Racist,’ the Network Replied.

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Donald Trump Jr. had a grievance to air Saturday morning.

    "Trump Jr. Griped That CNN Didn’t Run His Dad’s Commercial. ‘This Ad Is Racist,’ the Network Replied." is from the November 03, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Bragged That His Tower Withstood a Fire — But Has Been Silent About the Man Who Died in It

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Depending on whom you followed more closely, there were two accounts of the fire Saturday night that tore through a 50th-floor apartment in Trump Tower, President Trump’s namesake building on Fifth Avenue in New York.

    "Trump Bragged That His Tower Withstood a Fire — But Has Been Silent About the Man Who Died in It" is from the April 08, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Suspect Charged with Capital Murder in Slaying of 2 Catholic Nuns in Mississippi

    • By: Amy B Wang, Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Suspect Charged with Capital Murder in Slaying of 2 Catholic Nuns in Mississippi" is from the August 27, 2016 U.S. section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and Peter Holley and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Airbnb Host Who Stranded Guest Because of Race Ordered to Take Class in Asian American Studies

    • By:  Amy B. Wang
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 10 mins
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    A former Airbnb host in California who made discriminatory comments and canceled a guest’s reservation at the last minute has been ordered to pay a $5,000 fine — and must take a course in Asian American studies as part of her agreement with the state’s fair housing agency, officials said.

    "Airbnb Host Who Stranded Guest Because of Race Ordered to Take Class in Asian American Studies" is from the July 14, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by  Amy B Wang and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • After a Year of Historic Natural Disasters, What Would Happen to FEMA if the Government Shuts Down?

    • By: Amy B. Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    As lawmakers continue trying to pass a long-term spending bill — or yet another temporary stopgap measure — to avoid a government shutdown before Friday at midnight, many federal employees are watching negotiations closely, wondering about the short-term fate of their jobs.

    "After a Year of Historic Natural Disasters, What Would Happen to FEMA if the Government Shuts Down?" is from the January 18, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B. Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Scientists Plan to Trick Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Into Breeding Themselves out of Existence

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    This summer, a Silicon Valley tech company will have millions of machine-raised, bacteria-infected mosquitoes packed into windowless white vans, driven inland and released into the wild — or, at least, the streets of Fresno, Calif.

    "Scientists Plan to Trick Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Into Breeding Themselves out of Existence" is from the July 19, 2017 To Your Health section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Promised $1 Million to Charity If Warren Proved Her Native American DNA. Now He Denies It.

    • By: Amy B Wang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    At a July 5 rally in Montana, President Trump went on a lengthy rant about one of his favorite targets: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and her claim to Native American ancestry.

    "Trump Promised $1 Million to Charity If Warren Proved Her Native American DNA. Now He Denies It." is from the October 15, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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