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    • Decluttering Guru Marie Kondo Is Back with More Life-Changing Magic

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Decluttering Guru Marie Kondo Is Back with More Life-Changing Magic" is from the Life and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • The Japanese Art of Making School Lunch (and Not a PB&J in Sight)

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    In Japan, the packed school lunch has been elevated to an art form.

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    • A Japanese Politician Took Her Baby to Work. The Patriarchy Was Not Impressed.

    • By: Anna Fifield, Yuki Oda
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    TOKYO — Yuka Ogata wanted to make a point about the challenges working women face in Japan. The men on the Kumamoto Municipal Assembly proved her point for her — entirely inadvertently.

    "A Japanese Politician Took Her Baby to Work. The Patriarchy Was Not Impressed." is from the November 24, 2017 Asia & Pacific section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and Yuki Oda and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Japanese Entrepreneurs Face a Special Challenge: The 'Wife Block'

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Japanese Entrepreneurs Face a Special Challenge: The 'Wife Block'" is from the June 22, 2016, World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • To Promote Kimchi Abroad, Korean Scientists Are Trying to Get Rid of the Smell

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    If Western consumers on a health kick can be convinced to drink yeasty, probiotic tea and tart, cultured yogurt, then why wouldn’t they be up for spicy pickled cabbage fermented with garlic for months on end? 

    "To Promote Kimchi Abroad, Korean Scientists Are Trying to Get Rid of the Smell" is from the June 22, 2017 Asia & Pacific section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why Does North Korea Hate the United States? Let's Go Back to the Korean War.

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Any day of the week, the North Korean propaganda machine can be relied upon to spew out anti-American vitriol using some formulation of “imperialist” and “aggressor” and “hostile.”

    "Why Does North Korea Hate the United States? Let's Go Back to the Korean War." is from the May 16, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • With Technology, These Researchers Are Figuring out North Korea’s Nuclear Secrets

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    There were reports going around last month that North Korea had tested another solid-fuel missile engine, a type of engine that can be deployed much faster than the older liquid-fueled ones.

    "With Technology, These Researchers Are Figuring out North Korea’s Nuclear Secrets" is from the November 21, 2017 Asia & Pacific section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Mysterious Case of the Dead North Korean Doctors and Their Wives

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "The Mysterious Case of the Dead North Korean Doctors and Their Wives" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • China Pledges $60 Billion in Aid and Loans to Africa, No ‘Political Conditions Attached’

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Chinese President Xi Jinping announced $60 billion in aid and loans for Africa on Monday while hosting more than 40 of the continent’s leaders in Beijing, saying that the money came with no expectation of anything in return.

    "China Pledges $60 Billion in Aid and Loans to Africa, No ‘Political Conditions Attached’" is from the September 03, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Presidential Scandal Shows That 'Korean Disease' of Corruption Is Far from Cured

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    When Kim Young-sam became South Korea’s first democratically elected civilian president in 1993, he vowed to cure the country of the “Korean disease,” the political corruption that had become endemic.

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    • He Ran North Korea's Secret Moneymaking Operation. Now He Lives in Virginia.

    • By: Anna Fifield 
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Efforts to sanction North Korea into submission won’t work because there are too many ways around them, Ri Jong Ho says. 

    "He Ran North Korea's Secret Moneymaking Operation. Now He Lives in Virginia." is from the July 13, 2017 Asia & Pacific section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield  and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Two Sumo Wrestlers Walked into a Bar. The Brawl They Had There Is Rocking Japan’s Sumo World.

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The world of sumo has been turned upside down like, well, like a wrestler pushed from the ring.

    "Two Sumo Wrestlers Walked into a Bar. The Brawl They Had There Is Rocking Japan’s Sumo World." is from the November 20, 2017 WorldViews section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • China Tells Trump Administration to Stop Its ‘Misguided’ Actions and Allegations

    • By: Anna Fifield, Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    BEIJING — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo got an earful from senior Chinese officials during a five-hour visit to Beijing on Monday, effectively becoming the whipping boy in the increasingly acrimonious relationship between the two governments.

    "China Tells Trump Administration to Stop Its ‘Misguided’ Actions and Allegations" is from the October 08, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield andSimon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • For Vulnerable High School Girls in Japan, a Culture of 'Dates' With Older Men

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    High school dating? No big deal in many parts of the world — but in Japan, it means something quite different.

    "For Vulnerable High School Girls in Japan, a Culture of 'Dates' With Older Men" is from the May 16, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Amid Trade War and Spying Claims, Apple CEOTurns on the Charm in China

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    BEIJING — Tim Cook was all smiles at the Chaoyang Future School in Beijing on Wednesday, watching high school students use Apple Pencils on iPads.

    "Amid Trade War and Spying Claims, Apple CEOTurns on the Charm in China" is from the October 10, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • U.S. Markets Take More Losses After Big Slides in Asia and Europe

    • By: Taylor Telford, Anna Fifield, Gerry Shih
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    U.S. markets are taking more losses Thursday morning following a government report that showed consumer prices rose less than expected last month.

    "U.S. Markets Take More Losses After Big Slides in Asia and Europe " is from the October 11, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Taylor Telford ,Anna Fifield andGerry Shih and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • U.S. Policy on North Korea Relies on China — and Provokes It at the Same Time

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "U.S. Policy on North Korea Relies on China — and Provokes It at the Same Time" is from the August 23, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Being Kim Jong Un: A Chinese Impersonator Has Little Luck With the Opposite Sex

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Jia Yongtang doesn’t have much luck with the ladies. He thinks it’s because of all the weight he’s put on. More likely, it’s because his online dating picture shows him as the spitting image of Kim Jong Un.

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    • These Women Escaped North Korea. Now They're Performing Sex Acts Online

    • By: Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Sometimes the men just wanted to talk with the North Korean women. “Face cam,” it’s called. But most of the time, they wanted the other option: “body cam.” Watching through a smartphone app, the men would ask the women, some of the unknown thousands of North Koreans sold to Chinese husbands and living secretly in northern China, to show their breasts or their backsides, to touch themselves or perform sex acts on one another.

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    • Thousands of Refugees Arrive in Austria as Hungary, Croatia Let Them Pass

    • By: William Booth, Anna Fifield
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Thousands of Refugees Arrive in Austria as Hungary, Croatia Let Them Pass" is from the September 21, 2015 Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by William Booth and Anna Fifield and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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