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    • The TED Talks Empire Has Been Grappling With Sexual Harassment, Interviews and Internal Emails Show

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin, Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 13 mins
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    At least five people told TED officials that they were harassed or groped during the organization’s flagship conference in Vancouver in April, according to interviews and email correspondence seen by The Washington Post.

    "The TED Talks Empire Has Been Grappling With Sexual Harassment, Interviews and Internal Emails Show" is from the November 17, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin and Danielle Paquette and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Child Care Isn't Just Expensive. It's Hard to Find

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    An analysis of eight states released Thursday found more than half of young children in rural Zip codes live in a “child care desert,” where kids under 5 years old outnumber the day-care spots by at least 3 to 1.

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    • Trump’s Trade War with China Is Finally Here — and It Won’t Be Pretty, Analysts Say

    • By: Danielle Paquette, Emily Rauhala
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    BEIJING — Some said the day would never come, that it was all a bluff. But as the Independence Day fireworks cool in Washington, the eve of the trade war has arrived in China’s capital, where government leaders keep reminding people: We did not start this, but we will fight back.

    "Trump’s Trade War with China Is Finally Here — and It Won’t Be Pretty, Analysts Say" is from the July 05, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and Emily Rauhala and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • As Trump’s Trade War Starts, China Vows Retaliation

    • By: Danielle Paquette, David J. Lynch, Emily Rauhala
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    BEIJING — The United States imposed the first duties on $34 billion in Chinese goods early Friday, officially launching a trade war between the world’s two largest economies. Moments later, the Chinese side fired back, accusing the United States of violating WTO rules setting off “the largest trade war in economic history to date.” 

    "As Trump’s Trade War Starts, China Vows Retaliation" is from the July 06, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette, David J. Lynch and Emily Rauhala and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Half of Millennials Could Be Competing With Robots for Jobs

    • By:  Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    About half of millennials looking for work are interested in jobs that carry a risk of automation, a new study suggests. The findings indicate the youngest and most educated generation in the American workforce isn’t necessarily more robot-proof than older workers, who tend to be portrayed as the primary victims of automation.

    "Half of Millennials Could Be Competing With Robots for Jobs" is from the May 01, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by  Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • German Crowd Boos Ivanka Trump for Calling Her Father a 'Champion' for Families

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A German crowd booed Ivanka Trump on Tuesday after she called her father a “a tremendous champion of supporting families.”

    "German Crowd Boos Ivanka Trump for Calling Her Father a 'Champion' for Families" is from the April 25, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why Your Daughter May Never Need to Buy a Tampon

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Agrawal, 37, is the co-founder and chief executive of Thinx, a company that sells multi-layer, antimicrobial, leakproof panties. The self-described social entrepreneur is part of a growing wave of businesswomen who are harnessing new technology and changing attitudes to disrupt the $19 billion feminine hygiene market.

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    • Oklahoma Isn't the Only State Taking Big Steps to Limit Abortions

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Oklahoma Isn't the Only State Taking Big Steps to Limit Abortions" is from the May 20, 2016, National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Women Just Aren't That Into the 'Marriageable Male' Anymore, Economists Say

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The “marriageable male” has steady income. He pays his bills on time and could help support a child, too. He has long captured the interest of economists, who associate him with a healthier economy.

    "Women Just Aren't That Into the 'Marriageable Male' Anymore, Economists Say" is from the May 16, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Here's the Real Reason 9 out of 10 Colleges Reported No Rapes Last Year

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Here's the Real Reason 9 out of 10 Colleges Reported No Rapes Last Year" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Men Say They Work More Than Women. Here's the Truth

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Men Say They Work More Than Women. Here's the Truth" is from the June 29, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why Your Children's Day Care May Determine How Wealthy They Become

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Children who are born into poverty often struggle to escape it. Researchers have studied this generational snare for years, concluding that underfunded schools and overworked or absent guardians exacerbate the cycle.

    "Why Your Children's Day Care May Determine How Wealthy They Become" is from the April 24, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Days of Stay-at-Home Moms Are ‘Long Gone,’ Data Show

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The days of stay-at-home mothers are behind us, asserts a new report from the Center for American Progress, which analyzed national labor data and found that, across the country, the share of moms who financially support their families continues to grow.

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    • The Big Difference between Donald Trump's and Hillary Clinton's Child-Care Plans

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "The Big Difference between Donald Trump's and Hillary Clinton's Child-Care Plans" is from the August 08, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Companies Need Workers — but People Keep Getting High

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Workers at McLane drive forklifts and load hefty boxes into trucks. The grocery supplier, which runs a warehouse in Colorado, needs people who will stay alert — but prospective hires keep failing drug screens.

    "Companies Need Workers — but People Keep Getting High" is from the May 17, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Solar's Rise Lifted These Blue-Collar Workers. Now They're Worried About Trump

    • By:  Danielle Paquette 
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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     Mike Catanzaro, a solar panel installer with a high school diploma, likes to work with his hands under the clear Carolina sky. That’s why he supported President Trump, a defender of blue-collar workers. But the 25-year-old sees Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement as a threat to his job.

    "Solar's Rise Lifted These Blue-Collar Workers. Now They're Worried About Trump" is from the June 05, 2017 Wonkblog section of The Washington Post. It was written by  Danielle Paquette  and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Men in Finance Make Costlier Mistakes — and Get More Second Chances

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Data show men in the financial industry are three times as likely as women to engage in misconduct: fraud, negligence, risky investments. On average, they commit errors that are 30 percent more expensive to their firms. And they’re twice as likely to offend again.

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    • People Think She’s a Parkland ‘Crisis Actor.’ It’s Terrifying.

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    NEW YORK — The strangers mocked her on social media. They called her old boss, saying she should be arrested. Now she feared one was stalking her.

    "People Think She’s a Parkland ‘Crisis Actor.’ It’s Terrifying." is from the May 07, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why a White Town Paid for a Class Called ‘Hispanics 101’

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    BRANSON, Mo. — In a ballroom with antlers on the wall and hoof prints on the carpet, diversity coach Miguel Joey Aviles asked whether anyone knew how to merengue.

    "Why a White Town Paid for a Class Called ‘Hispanics 101’" is from the March 07, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Bosses Believe Your Work Skills Will Soon Be Useless

    • By: Danielle Paquette
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Nearly a third of business leaders and technology analysts express “no confidence” that education and job training in the United States will evolve rapidly enough to match the next decade’s labor market demands, a new report from the Pew Research Center finds.

    "Bosses Believe Your Work Skills Will Soon Be Useless" is from the May 03, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Danielle Paquette and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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