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    • Who Betrayed Anne Frank? Artificial Intelligence Could Finally Solve the Mystery.

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    For nearly 75 years, some of the greatest investigative minds have tried to figure out who tipped off the Nazis about Anne Frank and the seven other Jews who were hiding behind a movable bookcase in Amsterdam.

    "Who Betrayed Anne Frank? Artificial Intelligence Could Finally Solve the Mystery." is from the October 04, 2017 Technology section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘Kids, There Is No Santa’: Pastor Unloads on Families Waiting to Take Christmas Photos at a Mall

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    At first, the parents try to ignore the screaming man at the mall telling their children they’ve been lied to.

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    • The Last U.S. Slave Ship Was Burned to Hide Its Horrors. A Storm May Have Unearthed It.

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    In the summer of 1860, half a century after the United States banned the trans-Atlantic slave trade, Capt. William Foster sneaked 110 African slaves into Mobile, Ala. — and knew that the floating evidence of the illegal deed could get him killed.

    "The Last U.S. Slave Ship Was Burned to Hide Its Horrors. A Storm May Have Unearthed It." is from the January 24, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • 'I Was Just Reading a Book': Canadian Cops Called on Black Man Reading C.S. Lewis in His Car

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "'I Was Just Reading a Book': Canadian Cops Called on Black Man Reading C.S. Lewis in His Car" is from the July 15, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • George Zimmerman 2.0': Family Demands Justice after White Homeowner Kills Black Man

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "George Zimmerman 2.0': Family Demands Justice after White Homeowner Kills Black Man" is from the August 11, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • 'It Will Be a Bloodbath': Inside the Kansas Militia Plot to Ignite a Religious War

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The “Crusaders” knew they wanted to kill Muslims — and with luck, use the “bloodbath” to ignite a religious war — but for months they couldn’t settle on a plan.

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    • Fort Lauderdale Suspect Claimed Government Was Controlling His Mind Months Before Shooting

    • By: Elise Viebeck, Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Investigators said Saturday that Santiago drew frequent police attention for domestic violence in his Alaska home town and twice was arrested within the last year. Two months before the shooting, they said, he was admitted to a mental-health facility after showing up at an FBI field office and telling agents his mind was being controlled, complaining that the government was forcing him to watch Islamic State videos.

    "Fort Lauderdale Suspect Claimed Government Was Controlling His Mind Months Before Shooting" is from the January 08, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elise Viebeck and Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Don’t ‘Detonate on Patrol': A Muslim Cop Sues NYPD, Claiming Colleagues Harassed Her for Years

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Danielle Alamrani is an observant Muslim, a New York police officer and a realist. She knew when she decided to wear her hijab with her uniform, not everyone in the public would greet her with fist bumps and glad tidings.

    "Don’t ‘Detonate on Patrol': A Muslim Cop Sues NYPD, Claiming Colleagues Harassed Her for Years" is from the February 07, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • He Left the Army in 2013. Three Years Later, Feds Say, He Was Plotting to Help ISIS.

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Robert Hester’s time in the Army was short and tumultuous. He joined in 2012 and faced one disciplinary issue after another, court documents say. By 2013, after a general discharge, he was back home in Missouri, well below the government’s radar.

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    • A California Waiter Refused to Serve 4 Latina Customers Until He Saw ‘Proof of Residency’

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Diana Carrillo was looking forward to lunch at the upscale restaurant. Then the waiter demanded her ID.

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    • A Lesbian Couple Got Their Marriage License — After a County Clerk Called Them an 'Abomination'

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr., Sandhya Somashekhar
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Samantha Brookover and Amanda Abramovich had already done the most important part — a September 2014 ceremony, surrounded by family and friends in rural West Virginia, where they vowed to spend the rest of their lives together.

    "A Lesbian Couple Got Their Marriage License — After a County Clerk Called Them an 'Abomination'" is from the April 19, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and Sandhya Somashekhar and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • This Millionaire Has a Promising Idea for Space Exploration. But He Says Aliens Are Already Here.

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The millionaires leading mankind's march to space have a few things in common — in particular, starry-eyed visions of sending humans to the final frontier and galaxy-size bank accounts to launch their ideas into orbit.

    "This Millionaire Has a Promising Idea for Space Exploration. But He Says Aliens Are Already Here." is from the May 31, 2017 Speaking of Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • ‘My Sons Love Hunting, I Don’t’: Trump’s Soft Spot for Elephants

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Conservationists who have a visceral emotional reaction to words like “carbon emissions” and “TransCanada” and “Rick Perry” rarely find themselves closely allied with President Trump’s opinions on the proper stewardship of the planet.

    "‘My Sons Love Hunting, I Don’t’: Trump’s Soft Spot for Elephants" is from the November 18, 2017 Animalia section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A Woman With a Transplanted Uterus Just Gave Birth — a First for the U.S.

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    For women with uterine factor infertility who want to be mothers, the calculus has always been heartbreakingly simple: No uterus means no pregnancy.

    "A Woman With a Transplanted Uterus Just Gave Birth — a First for the U.S." is from the December 03, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A Baby Declared Dead Woke Up on the Way to His Funeral — and Lived for Five Days

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A baby boy in India who was pronounced dead a few hours after birth but then was found to be alive and wriggling on the way to his own funeral has died — a tragic end to a story that has cast a harsh light on one of the country’s elite private hospitals.

    "A Baby Declared Dead Woke Up on the Way to His Funeral — and Lived for Five Days" is from the December 06, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • An ‘E! News’ Anchor Found Out She Earns Half What Her Male Co-Host Makes. So She Quit.

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    As she spent months shuttling from the daytime “Daily Pop” to “E! News” at night, an executive at the company informed Catt Sadler that her co-host — a man she had lovingly referred to as “my TV husband” — was making nearly double what she made, even though they started at the network in the same year and were doing basically the same job.

    "An ‘E! News’ Anchor Found Out She Earns Half What Her Male Co-Host Makes. So She Quit." is from the December 20, 2017 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘I Snapped’: a Suspect’s Words About the Death of a Teen Who Named Her Killers Before She Died

    • By: Kristine Phillips, Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Shortly after his arrest, Daniel Gross talked about the death of a co-worker, a young woman whom authorities say he brutally stabbed and left on the road.

    "‘I Snapped’: a Suspect’s Words About the Death of a Teen Who Named Her Killers Before She Died" is from the February 15, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips, Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • A Boy Was Decapitated on a Waterslide. Now the Ride’s ‘Visionary’ Creator Faces a Murder Charge.

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr., Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In the years before he opened the world’s tallest waterslide — a 17-story record-setter that towered over a Kansas amusement park — people in the industry called Jeff Henry a visionary.Now, after a child was decapitated on Henry’s Verrückt ride and investigators say they found signs of rushed construction and covered-up injuries, prosecutors are calling Henry something else: murderer.

    "A Boy Was Decapitated on a Waterslide. Now the Ride’s ‘Visionary’ Creator Faces a Murder Charge." is from the March 27, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A City Searched for an Autistic Boy for Days. Then, Police Say, His Dad Confessed to Killing Him.

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    “Baby Joe” had slipped out of the house before, his parents told reporters, but never in the middle of the night and never for this long.

    "A City Searched for an Autistic Boy for Days. Then, Police Say, His Dad Confessed to Killing Him." is from the April 08, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • He Trained a Pug to Do a Nazi Salute for a YouTube Video. Now, He’s Been Fined for a Hate Crime.

    • By: Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Mark Meechan stared at the camera and described the training he had given to his girlfriend’s pug, Buddha.“My girlfriend is always ranting and raving about how cute and adorable her wee dog is,” he said in his Scottish brogue. “And so I thought I would turn him into the least cute thing I could think of, which is a Nazi.”

    "He Trained a Pug to Do a Nazi Salute for a YouTube Video. Now, He’s Been Fined for a Hate Crime." is from the April 23, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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