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    • Drug Executives Express Regret over Opioid Crisis, One Tells Congress His Company Contributed to the Epidemic

    • By: Katie Zezima, Scott Higham
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The head of a major pharmaceutical distributor apologized before Congress on Tuesday for not doing more to stop the shipment of millions of powerful prescription opioids to pharmacies in two small West Virginia towns, while another industry leader admitted that his company contributed to the nation’s opioid crisis.

    "Drug Executives Express Regret over Opioid Crisis, One Tells Congress His Company Contributed to the Epidemic" is from the May 08, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Zezima and Scott Higham and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • As Opioid Overdoses Rise, Police Officers Become Counselors, Doctors and Social Workers

    • By: Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Departments accustomed to arresting drug abusers are spearheading programs to get them into treatment, convinced that their old strategies weren’t working. They’re administering medication that reverses overdoses, allowing users to turn in drugs in exchange for treatment, and partnering with hospitals to intervene before abuse turns fatal.

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    • Which Democrat Wants to Bring Edward Snowden Home?

    • By: Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Which Democrat Wants to Bring Edward Snowden Home?" is from the October 15, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Zezima and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • 6 Dead at South Florida Nursing Home as State Grapples With Heat and Outages After Irma

    • By: Mark Berman, Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Police opened a criminal investigation Wednesday into the deaths of at least six people at a South Florida nursing home that apparently was without air conditioning amid ongoing power outages from Hurricane Irma, according to local officials.

    "6 Dead at South Florida Nursing Home as State Grapples With Heat and Outages After Irma" is from the September 13, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mark Berman and Katie Zezima and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Khizr Khan Calls Trump a 'Black Soul' and Says McConnell, Ryan Have 'Moral' Obligation to Repudiate Him

    • By: Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Khizr Khan Calls Trump a 'Black Soul' and Says McConnell, Ryan Have 'Moral' Obligation to Repudiate Him" is from the July 31, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Zezima and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trump Decries Lack of ‘Due Process’ for Men Accused of Sexual Harassment, Abuse

    • By: Anne Gearan, Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Trump on Saturday appeared to side with men accused of domestic abuse or sexual misconduct, following a week of turmoil surrounding allegations of spousal abuse against two male aides that brought the national #MeToo movement inside the White House.

    "Trump Decries Lack of ‘Due Process’ for Men Accused of Sexual Harassment, Abuse" is from the February 10, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anne Gearan and Katie Zezima and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump has a point

    • By William R. Toddmancillas on 05-05-18

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    • Cities, States Work to Clear Marijuana Convictions, Calling It a States' Rights Issue

    • By: Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    When California voters passed a measure in 2016 that legalized cannabis and allowed for people to have their marijuana convictions wiped away or reduced, San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan ordered her staff to immediately start scouring the city’s criminal records to find people who qualified.

    "Cities, States Work to Clear Marijuana Convictions, Calling It a States' Rights Issue" is from the February 01, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Zezima and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Gun-control Group Sues ATF, Alleging Agency Won't Turn Over Policy Documents

    • By: Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A gun-control group led by former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has sued the Trump administration, alleging it has failed to turn over documents that could show how the gun lobby is influencing the administration’s firearms policy.

    "Gun-control Group Sues ATF, Alleging Agency Won't Turn Over Policy Documents" is from the November 10, 2017 U.S. section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Zezima and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • As Host to NRA Meeting, Dallas Becomes Epicenter of the Nation’s Gun Debate

    • By: Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    DALLAS — For Michele Rivera, attending the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting this year has additional significance: It is a way to loudly and proudly affirm that she is pro-gun at a time when she feels as though her views are under attack.

    "As Host to NRA Meeting, Dallas Becomes Epicenter of the Nation’s Gun Debate" is from the May 04, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Zezima and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Trump Faces Backlash over Appointing Bannon as a Top Aide, a Choice Critics Say Will Empower White Nationalists

    • By: Elise Viebeck, Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 15 mins
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    President-elect Donald Trump faces a growing backlash against his decision to name campaign chairman and former head of Breitbart News Stephen K. Bannon as chief strategist at the White House, a choice critics believe will empower white nationalists.

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    • Heidi Cruz Is the High-Powered Political Spouse We've Rarely Seen since Hillary Clinton

    • By: Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "Heidi Cruz Is the High-Powered Political Spouse We've Rarely Seen since Hillary Clinton" is from the Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Zezima and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Ted Cruz Courts Unlikely Voter Group in GOP Presidential Primary: Women

    • By: Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Ted Cruz Courts Unlikely Voter Group in GOP Presidential Primary: Women" is from the September 14, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Zezima and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Federal Judge Blocks Posting of Blueprints for 3-D-Printed Guns Hours Before They Were to Be Published

    • By: Deanna Paul, Meagan Flynn, Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    A federal judge has blocked the public availability of blueprints that provide instructions for making guns using 3-D printers, just hours before the documents were expected to be published online.

    "Federal Judge Blocks Posting of Blueprints for 3-D-Printed Guns Hours Before They Were to Be Published" is from the July 31, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Deanna Paul, Meagan Flynn and Katie Zezima and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Inside the NRA’s Annual Meeting: Guns, Ammunition, Family and Politics

    • By: Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    DALLAS — Joe and Connie Henderson packed up their car in Arizona earlier this past week and drove nearly 1,000 miles across desert and high plains to the National Rifle Association’s 147th annual meeting here. The couple came to their first meeting for two reasons: both to check out the latest firearms and to stand up for an organization they believe is under attack.

    "Inside the NRA’s Annual Meeting: Guns, Ammunition, Family and Politics" is from the May 05, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Zezima and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Waffle House Shooting Suspect Travis Reinking Arrested, Refusing to Answer Questions, Police Say

    • By: Katie Zezima, Kristine Phillips, Mark Berman, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Police on Monday arrested a man accused of killing four people at a Waffle House this weekend, ending a 34-hour, door-to-door manhunt that locked down schools and sent fear rippling across the Nashville region.

    "Waffle House Shooting Suspect Travis Reinking Arrested, Refusing to Answer Questions, Police Say" is from the April 23, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Zezima, Kristine Phillips, Mark Berman and William Wan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Facing Congressional Inaction, States Move to Ban Bump Stocks

    • By: Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    States and municipalities nationwide are attempting to ban bump stocks -- devices used to make rifles fire more rapidly -- after Congress failed to act on bipartisan resolve to restrict them following their use in a Las Vegas massacre last year.

    "Facing Congressional Inaction, States Move to Ban Bump Stocks" is from the January 18, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Zezima and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Planned Parenthood Fears It May Be First Casualty of Rekindled Abortion War

    • By: Sandhya Somashekhar, Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Planned Parenthood officials are scrambling to prepare for the likelihood that Congress next year will cut off more than a half-billion dollars in federal funding to the group, fulfilling the wishes of abortion foes who are planning an aggressive push to roll back abortion rights under President-elect Donald Trump.

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    • Trump, Romney Have ‘Far-Reaching Conversation’ at Meeting

    • By: Katie Zezima, David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, said he and the president-elect had a “far-reaching conversation” about the global interests of the United States.

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    • Voting Rights Advocates Brace for 'Biggest Fight of Our Lifetime' During Trump Administration

    • By: Vanessa Williams, Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Voting rights advocates are furious at President-elect Donald Trump’s baseless claims of widespread voter fraud and concerned that his administration will more vigorously adopt measures that will make it harder for some groups of people to vote.

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    • There's a Reason Many Antiabortion Leaders Support Trump: His Running Mate

    • By: Katie Zezima
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In January, Marjorie Dannenfelser and nine other antiabortion activists urged Iowa voters to support anyone but Donald Trump. Now she is fully backing the Republican nominee, chairing the pro-life coalition of a man the activists said “cannot be trusted.”

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