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    • Roma Women's Business Plan: Cook Their Way to a Better Life

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Roma Women's Business Plan: Cook Their Way to a Better Life" is from the August 04, 2016 Arts section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • 500 Years After Expulsion, Sicily’s Jews Reclaim a Lost History

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Sicily’s Jews were banished from this island in 1492, the victims of a Spanish edict that forced thousands to leave and others to convert to Roman Catholicism.

    "500 Years After Expulsion, Sicily’s Jews Reclaim a Lost History" is from the April 24, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • A Roar, Then Cold Darkness: Avalanche Survivors Recall 3-Day Ordeal

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    First there was the roar, then the darkness and crush of debris that turned their four-star resort hotel into a wintry tomb. For the next three days, they shivered on a sooty sofa and sucked on packed snow.

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    • Venice Flooding Is Worst in a Decade; Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 11

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    ROME — Violent thunderstorms, small tornadoes that blew roofs off homes, and hurricane-force winds lashed Italy from Piedmont to Sicily early this week, leaving at least 11 people dead, many more injured and firefighters and other rescue workers scrambling to respond to emergency calls.

    "Venice Flooding Is Worst in a Decade; Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 11" is from the October 30, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • In the Land of Opera, a Choir for the Tone Deaf

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    On a recent February evening, a shopkeeper, a former marketing director, a philosophy professor and several dozen others braved Milan’s bone-chilling dampness to do something that many had been told as children they could never do: sing.

    "In the Land of Opera, a Choir for the Tone Deaf" is from the February 19, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Floods Swamp Venice as Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 9

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    ROME — Violent thunderstorms, small tornadoes that blew roofs off homes and winds equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane lashed Italy from Piedmont to Sicily early this week, leaving at least nine people dead, many injured, and firefighters and other rescue workers scrambling to respond to emergency calls.

    "Floods Swamp Venice as Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 9" is from the October 30, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • In Document, Bishops Urge Further Input From Women

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    VATICAN CITY — After a nearly monthlong global assembly dedicated to youths, Roman Catholic bishops on Saturday called for a more inclusive role for women in church decision-making and greater participation of young people.

    "In Document, Bishops Urge Further Input From Women" is from the October 27, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Archbishop Óscar Romero and Pope Paul VI Are Made Saints

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    ROME — Thirty-eight years after being gunned down in a hospital church in El Salvador, Archbishop Óscar Romero was named a saint on Sunday to cheers in St. Peter’s Square, while thousands watched the ceremony on video monitors in the Salvadoran capital.

    "Archbishop Óscar Romero and Pope Paul VI Are Made Saints" is from the October 14, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Avalanche in Italy Buries Hotel, Leaving up to 30 Missing

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo, Gerry Mullany
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    As many as 30 people were missing after an avalanche barreled into a mountainside hotel in central Italy, civil protection officials said Thursday, a day after four earthquakes struck the region, which has been hit hard in recent months.

    "Avalanche in Italy Buries Hotel, Leaving up to 30 Missing" is from the January 19, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and Gerry Mullany and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • In Venice, Duty-Free Shopping Takes on a Whole New Look

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "In Venice, Duty-Free Shopping Takes on a Whole New Look" is from the October 09, 2016 Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Thousands Crowd Vatican for Chance to See Mother Teresa Made a Saint

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Thousands Crowd Vatican for Chance to See Mother Teresa Made a Saint" is from the September 04, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Italy to Allow Living Wills and the Refusal of End-of-Life Care

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Italian lawmakers passed a law Thursday allowing adults to decide, in concordance with their doctors, their end-of-life medical care, including the terms under which they can refuse treatment. The law permits Italians to write living wills and refuse medical treatment, artificial nutrition and hydration.

    "Italy to Allow Living Wills and the Refusal of End-of-Life Care" is from the December 14, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Questions about Suspect's Identity Circle Human Trafficking Case

    • By: Christina Anderson, Jeffrey Gettleman, Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Questions about Suspect's Identity Circle Human Trafficking Case" is from the June 09, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Christina Anderson, Jeffrey Gettleman and Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Italy Growers Wary of Olive Oil Fraud as New Law Is Weighed

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Italy Growers Wary of Olive Oil Fraud as New Law Is Weighed" is from the Food section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • What Happens to a Hub of Renaissance Florence When the Friars Move Out?

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    FLORENCE, Italy — For nearly 600 years, Dominican friars in Florence, Italy, have inhabited the Convent of San Marco, one of the city’s great spiritual and cultural hubs, renowned for its frescoes by Fra Angelico and once home to the fiery preacher Girolamo Savonarola.

    "What Happens to a Hub of Renaissance Florence When the Friars Move Out?" is from the September 25, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • ‘Racial Hatred’ Cited After African Immigrants Are Shot in Italy

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    ROME — A gunman apparently targeting African immigrants from his car went on a drive-by shooting rampage in the central Italian city of Macerata on Saturday, wounding at least six people, one seriously, before he was arrested, officials said.

    "‘Racial Hatred’ Cited After African Immigrants Are Shot in Italy" is from the February 03, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Italy Bridge Collapse Leaves at Least 20 Dead

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo, Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    ROME — A highway bridge in the heart of Genoa collapsed Tuesday, killing at least 20 people as it dropped dozens of vehicles, and tons of concrete and steel, onto buildings, streets and railroad tracks below, in a disaster that raised concerns about the state of Italy’s aging infrastructure.

    "Italy Bridge Collapse Leaves at Least 20 Dead" is from the August 14, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Brother and Sister Charged With Hacking Prominent Italians

    • By: Gaia Pianigiani, Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    It could have made an entertaining spy movie, if it hadn’t been disturbingly real: The Italian police say a brother and sister for years hacked into the phones and computers of the top tiers of Italian society — from high-ranking government officials to business leaders to Freemasons and even Vatican prelates.

    "Brother and Sister Charged With Hacking Prominent Italians" is from the January 11, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Gaia Pianigiani and Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Italy Approves Same-Sex Civil Unions

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Italy Approves Same-Sex Civil Unions" is from the May 11, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Anti-Fascist Protesters Rally in Italy as Mussolini’s Heirs Gain Ground

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The specter of Benito Mussolini returned this month in the form of a poster at Piazza Venezia, the Roman square where more than 70 years ago he fired up the masses with fascist speeches and stirred a fatal brew of Italian nationalism.

    "Anti-Fascist Protesters Rally in Italy as Mussolini’s Heirs Gain Ground" is from the February 24, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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