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    • Trove of Stolen Data Included Top-Secret U.S. Hacking Tools

    • By: Scott Shane, Matt Apuzzo, Jo Becker
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Trove of Stolen Data Included Top-Secret U.S. Hacking Tools" is from the October 19, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Scott Shane, Matt Apuzzo and Jo Becker and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Forcing the Spring

    • Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality
    • By: Jo Becker
    • Narrated by: Jamie Leonhart
    • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
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    A tour de force of groundbreaking reportage by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jo Becker, Forcing the Spring follows the historic legal challenge mounted against California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a remarkable lawsuit that forced the issue of marriage equality before the highest court in the land. For nearly five years Becker embedded with the lawsuit’s plaintiffs, was given free rein within the legal and political war rooms where strategy was plotted, and attended every day of the trial and every appellate argument.

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    • A stirring courtroom drama

    • By David on 05-19-14

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    • Trump Administration Rescinds Rules on Bathrooms for Transgender Students

    • By: Jeremy W. Peters, Jo Becker, Julie Hirschfeld Davis
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    President Donald Trump on Wednesday rescinded protections for transgender students that had allowed them to use bathrooms of their gender identity, overruling his own education secretary and placing his administration firmly in the middle of the culture wars that many Republicans have tried to leave behind.

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    • Trump’s Seesawing on Libya Creates Opening for Russia

    • By: Jo Becker, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 24 mins
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    Last March, the Pentagon’s top general for Africa made a rare trip to Capitol Hill, bearing a sobering double-barreled warning.

    "Trump’s Seesawing on Libya Creates Opening for Russia" is from the February 06, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Eric Schmitt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Fight Erupts in Trump Administration Over Transgender Students’ Rights

    • By: Jeremy W. Peters, Eric Lichtblau, Jo Becker
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A fight over a draft order that would rescind protections for transgender students in public schools has erupted inside the Trump administration, pitting Attorney General Jeff Sessions against the secretary of education, Betsy DeVos.

    "Fight Erupts in Trump Administration Over Transgender Students’ Rights" is from the February 22, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jeremy W. Peters, Eric Lichtblau and Jo Becker and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets

    • By: Jo Becker, Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt, and others
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 11 mins
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    "NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets" is from the October 05, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt and Matt Apuzzo and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • 'Big Red Flags' Didn't Prevent NSA Breach

    • By: Scott Shane, Jo Becker
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "'Big Red Flags' Didn't Prevent NSA Breach" is from the October 29, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Scott Shane and Jo Becker and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Canadian Lawmakers Say Pro-Russia Group Tried to Derail Sanctions Law

    • By: Dan Levin, Jo Becker
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    As Canadian lawmakers took up legislation on Wednesday that would bar businesses from dealing with foreigners who have committed human rights abuses, a nonprofit group called the Russian Congress of Canada pushed hard against the measure.

    "Canadian Lawmakers Say Pro-Russia Group Tried to Derail Sanctions Law" is from the October 04, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Dan Levin and Jo Becker and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Kushner, a Trump In-Law and Adviser, Chases a Chinese Deal

    • By: Susanne Craig, Jo Becker, Jesse Drucker
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 10 mins
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    With Kushner laying the groundwork for his White House role, the meeting at the Waldorf shines a light on his family’s multibillion-dollar business, Kushner Cos., and on the ethical thicket he would have to navigate while advising his father-in-law on policy that could affect his bottom line.

    "Kushner, a Trump In-Law and Adviser, Chases a Chinese Deal" is from the January 07, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Susanne Craig, Jo Becker and Jesse Drucker and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Trump Jr. Met Russian Lawyer Amid Promise of Clinton News

    • By: Jo Becker, Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton before agreeing to meet with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign, according to three advisers to the White House briefed on the meeting and two others with knowledge of it.

    "Trump Jr. Met Russian Lawyer Amid Promise of Clinton News" is from the July 09, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Russian Dirt on Clinton? ‘I Love It,’ Donald Trump Jr. Said

    • By: Jo Becker, Adam Goldman, Matt Apuzzo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 12 mins
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    The June 3, 2016, email sent to Donald Trump Jr. could hardly have been more explicit: One of his father’s former Russian business partners had been contacted by a senior Russian government official and was offering to provide the Trump campaign with dirt on Hillary Clinton.

    "Russian Dirt on Clinton? ‘I Love It,’ Donald Trump Jr. Said" is from the July 11, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump Team Met With Lawyer Linked to Kremlin During Campaign

    • By: Jo Becker, Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Two weeks after Donald Trump clinched the Republican presidential nomination last year, his eldest son arranged a meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan with a Russian lawyer who has connections to the Kremlin, according to confidential government records described to The New York Times.

    "Trump Team Met With Lawyer Linked to Kremlin During Campaign" is from the July 09, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trump Is Said to Intend to Keep a Stake in His Business

    • By: Maggie Haberman, Jo Becker
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Trump Is Said to Intend to Keep a Stake in His Business" is from the December 07, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Maggie Haberman and Jo Becker and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • How Russia Often Benefits When Julian Assange Reveals the West's Secrets

    • By: Jo Becker, Steven Erlanger, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "How Russia Often Benefits When Julian Assange Reveals the West's Secrets" is from the August 31, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Steven Erlanger and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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