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    • Fight Brews Over Warrantless Surveillance

    • By: Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Obscured by the furor over surveillance set off by the investigations into possible Trump campaign coordination with Russia during the election, a major debate over electronic spying that defies the usual partisan factions is quietly taking shape in Congress.

    "Fight Brews Over Warrantless Surveillance" is from the May 06, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Reversal by Justice Dept. in Transgender Protections

    • By: Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions Thursday ordered the Justice Department to take the position in court cases that transgender people are not protected by a civil rights law that bans workplace discrimination based on sex. The move was the Trump administration’s latest contraction of the Obama-era approach to civil rights enforcement.

    "Reversal by Justice Dept. in Transgender Protections" is from the October 05, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Asian-Americans’ Complaint Prompted Justice Inquiry of College Admissions

    • By: Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Justice Department on Wednesday said it was searching for Civil Rights Division lawyers to investigate a single complaint involving Asian-American students in a college admissions affirmative-action case.

    "Asian-Americans’ Complaint Prompted Justice Inquiry of College Admissions" is from the August 02, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • U.S. Reveals Death Toll from Airstrikes outside War Zones

    • By: Charlie Savage, Scott Shane
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "U.S. Reveals Death Toll from Airstrikes outside War Zones" is from the July 01, 2016, United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and Scott Shane and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Justice Dept. To Take on Affirmative Action in College Admissions

    • By: Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The Trump administration is preparing to redirect resources of the Justice Department’s civil rights division toward investigating and suing universities over affirmative action admissions policies deemed to discriminate against white applicants, according to a document obtained by The New York Times.

    "Justice Dept. To Take on Affirmative Action in College Admissions" is from the August 01, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Power Wars

    • Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency
    • By: Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 27 hrs and 40 mins
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    Barack Obama campaigned on a promise of change from George W. Bush's "global war on terror". Yet from indefinite detention and drone strikes to surveillance and military tribunals, Obama ended up continuing - and in some cases expanding - many policies he inherited. What happened? In Power Wars, Charlie Savage looks inside the Obama administration's national security legal and policy team in a way that no one has before.

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    • Great review of Executive National Security power

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    • Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency
    • By: Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 27 hrs and 40 mins
    • Release date: 11-03-15
    • 4 out of 5 stars 58 ratings

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    • CIA Torture Detailed in Newly Disclosed Documents

    • By: Sheri Fink, James Risen, Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Batches of newly disclosed documents about the Central Intelligence Agency’s defunct torture program are providing new details about its practices of slamming terrorism suspects into walls, confining them in coffinlike boxes and subjecting them to waterboarding — as well as internal disputes over whether two psychologists who designed the program were competent.

    "CIA Torture Detailed in Newly Disclosed Documents" is from the January 19, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Sheri Fink, James Risen and Charlie Savage and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trump, Comey and Obstruction of Justice: A Primer

    • By: Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The testimony by former FBI Director James Comey that President Donald Trump, before firing him last month, demanded loyalty, urged him to drop the investigation into his former national security adviser and pressed him to “lift the cloud” of the Russia inquiry is fueling accusations that the president obstructed justice.

    "Trump, Comey and Obstruction of Justice: A Primer" is from the June 08, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Leaked Documents From Kavanaugh’s Time in White House Discuss Abortion and Affirmative Action

    • By: Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    As a White House lawyer in the Bush administration, Judge Brett Kavanaugh challenged the accuracy of deeming the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision to be “settled law of the land,” according to a secret email obtained by The New York Times.

    "Leaked Documents From Kavanaugh’s Time in White House Discuss Abortion and Affirmative Action" is from the September 06, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • U.S. Says Troops Can Stay in Syria Without New Authorization

    • By: Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The Trump administration has decided that it needs no new legal authority from Congress to indefinitely keep U.S. military forces deployed in Syria and Iraq, even in territory that has been cleared of Islamic State fighters, according to Pentagon and State Department officials.

    "U.S. Says Troops Can Stay in Syria Without New Authorization" is from the February 22, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savag and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Washington’s Mystery Witness Turns Out to Be a Corporation, Not a Person

    • By: Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    WASHINGTON — A mystery witness fighting a secret fight over a sealed subpoena with a prosecutor who may be Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel investigating the Trump-Russia affair, turns out to be a corporation owned by a foreign government, according to a federal appeals court ruling Tuesday.

    "Washington’s Mystery Witness Turns Out to Be a Corporation, Not a Person" is from the December 18, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Lack of Plan for ISIS Detainees Raises Human Rights Concerns

    • By: Charlie Savage, Michael S. Schmidt, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Lack of Plan for ISIS Detainees Raises Human Rights Concerns" is from the May 11, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage, Michael S. Schmidt and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Obama Transfers 4 From Guantánamo, Leaving 41 There as Term Ends

    • By: Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The transfer of the four detainees means that President-elect Donald Trump, who has called for an end to such transfers, will inherit the fates of 41 men there, 31 of whom are being held without charges or trial. Eight years ago, when Obama took office and delivered an ill-fated vow to shutter the wartime prison he had inherited from the Bush administration, there were 242 detainees.

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    • What Is Obstruction of Justice? An Often-Murky Crime, Explained

    • By: Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Tuesday’s report by The New York Times that President Donald Trump asked James B. Comey, then the FBI director, in February to drop the investigation into his former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, has fueled accusations that the White House is obstructing justice.

    "What Is Obstruction of Justice? An Often-Murky Crime, Explained" is from the May 16, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trump Will Nominate William P. Barr as Attorney General

    • By: Charlie Savage, Maggie Haberman
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday said he intended to nominate William P. Barr, who served as attorney general during the first Bush administration from 1991 to 1993, to return as head of the Justice Department.

    "Trump Will Nominate William P. Barr as Attorney General" is from the December 07, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and Maggie Haberman and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • FBI Texts and Dueling Memos Escalate Fight Over Russia Inquiry

    • By: Charlie Savage, Nicholas Fandos, and Adam Goldman
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The Justice Department warned the House Intelligence Committee chairman on Wednesday that it was “extraordinarily reckless” for Republicans to push to release a committee memo that draws on classified information to portray the origins of the Russian investigation as scandalous.

    "FBI Texts and Dueling Memos Escalate Fight Over Russia Inquiry" is from the January 24, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage, Nicholas Fandos, and Adam Goldman and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • U.S. To Phase out Use of Private Prisons for Federal Inmates

    • By: Charlie Savage
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "U.S. To Phase out Use of Private Prisons for Federal Inmates" is from the August 18, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Privacy Complaints Mount Over Phone Searches at U.S. Border Since 2011

    • By: Charlie Savage, Ron Nixon
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 7 mins
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    They spoke of being humiliated and shaken. They described being “made to feel like a criminal.” And they maintained that their rights had been violated.

    "Privacy Complaints Mount Over Phone Searches at U.S. Border Since 2011" is from the December 22, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and Ron Nixon and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • A Memo and a Recusal Decision Underscore Potential Threats to the Mueller Inquiry

    • By: Charlie Savage, Katie Benner
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    WASHINGTON — Matthew Whitaker, who was installed last month as acting attorney general by President Donald Trump, has cleared himself to supervise the special counsel’s investigation, rejecting the recommendation of career Justice Department ethics specialists that he recuse himself...

    "A Memo and a Recusal Decision Underscore Potential Threats to the Mueller Inquiry" is from the December 20, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and Katie Benner and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Sessions Refuses to Discuss His Conversations With Trump About Comey or Russia

    • By: Charlie Savage, Nicholas Fandos
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee for the first time Wednesday, eight months into his tenure as the nation’s chief law enforcement officer.

    "Sessions Refuses to Discuss His Conversations With Trump About Comey or Russia" is from the October 17, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage and Nicholas Fandos and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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