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    • Tina Fey Tells College-Educated White Women Who Voted for Trump: ‘You Can’t Look Away’

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Tina Fey recently took aim at college-educated white women who supported Donald Trump.

    "Tina Fey Tells College-Educated White Women Who Voted for Trump: ‘You Can’t Look Away’" is from the April 01, 2017 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • An Amateur Rocket-Maker Finally Launched Himself off Earth. Now to Prove It’s Flat…

    • By: Kristine Phillips, Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Mike Hughes, a California man who is most known for his belief that the Earth is shaped like a Frisbee, finally blasted off into the sky in a steam-powered rocket he had built himself.'

    "An Amateur Rocket-Maker Finally Launched Himself off Earth. Now to Prove It’s Flat…" is from the March 25, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips, Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Earth Is on Its Way to the Biggest Mass Extinction Since the Dinosaurs, Scientists Warn

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Have humans damaged the Earth's ecosystems so severely that we're well on our way to the biggest mass extinction since the dinosaurs vanished 66 million years ago? And are we running out of time to reverse the negative impacts of our actions?

    "Earth Is on Its Way to the Biggest Mass Extinction Since the Dinosaurs, Scientists Warn" is from the July 12, 2017 Speaking of Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘Extraordinary, Good Man’: A Utah Judge’s Description of a Former Mormon Bishop Convicted of Rape

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Last month, Judge Thomas Low allowed a former Mormon bishop who was just convicted of nearly a dozen sexual assault charges to go home while he waited to be sentenced.

    "‘Extraordinary, Good Man’: A Utah Judge’s Description of a Former Mormon Bishop Convicted of Rape" is from the April 17, 2017 Acts of Faith section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • 200 Million Eggs Recalled After Nearly Two Dozen Were Sickened with Salmonella, Officials Say

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Federal officials say nearly 207 million eggs have been recalled because of fears that they may have been contaminated with salmonella, a type of bacteria that causes serious illnesses and deaths, particularly among children and elderly people.

    "200 Million Eggs Recalled After Nearly Two Dozen Were Sickened with Salmonella, Officials Say" is from the April 15, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Joel Osteen Calls Claim He Shut Church Doors on Harvey Victims 'a False Narrative'

    • By: Stephanie Kuzydym and Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Joel Osteen, Houston’s celebrity televangelist, pushed back against accusations that he closed off his 606,000-square-foot megachurchamid a flooding crisis that has displaced thousands of residents.

    "Joel Osteen Calls Claim He Shut Church Doors on Harvey Victims 'a False Narrative'" is from the August 30, 2017 Acts of Faith section of The Washington Post. It was written by Stephanie Kuzydym and Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘Nobody Dies Because They Don’t Have Access to Health Care,’ GOP Lawmaker Says. He Got Booed.

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    A conservative Republican congressman from Idaho is drawing criticism for his response to a town-hall attendee’s concerns about how his party’s health-care bill would affect Medicaid recipients.

    " ‘Nobody Dies Because They Don’t Have Access to Health Care,’ GOP Lawmaker Says. He Got Booed." is from the May 07, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • New Details in Book About Emmett Till’s Death Prompted Officials to Reopen Investigation

    • By: Kristine Phillips, Wesley Lowery, Devlin Barrett
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    New information published in a 2017 book prompted federal investigators to reopen their probe into the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till in rural Mississippi, according to two people familiar with the case.

    "New Details in Book About Emmett Till’s Death Prompted Officials to Reopen Investigation" is from the July 12, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips, Wesley Lowery and Devlin Barrett and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why These Professors Are Warning Against Promoting the Work of Straight, White Men

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Academics and scholars must be mindful about using research done by only straight, white men, according to two scientists who argued that it oppresses diverse voices and bolsters the status of already privileged and established white male scholars.

    "Why These Professors Are Warning Against Promoting the Work of Straight, White Men" is from the July 16, 2017 Speaking of Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A 12-Year-Old Was Helping at His Dad’s Store. Shooters Opened Fire Outside and Killed Him.

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    A 12-year-old boy became an unintended shooting victim Friday night, when he and his father were caught in gunfire in Cleveland.

    "A 12-Year-Old Was Helping at His Dad’s Store. Shooters Opened Fire Outside and Killed Him." is from the November 25, 2017 Post Nation section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • An 11-Year-Old Boy Killed Himself After His Girlfriend Faked Her Death. She’s Now Facing Charges.

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The 13-year-old girl is facing misdemeanor criminal charges punishable by up to a year in juvenile detention.

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    • His Health Had Been Failing for Years. Then He Saw Something Crawling in His Eye.

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The painting was not an image of anything in particular, just an abstract confluence of psychedelic colors and wormlike patterns inside a perfectly round circle. Ben Taylor didn’t like it much, and he said he didn’t know why he painted it. But the wormlike patterns represent years of spiraling into unknown illness that had driven the 47-year-old painter and musician to depression, sometimes even thoughts of suicide.

    "His Health Had Been Failing for Years. Then He Saw Something Crawling in His Eye." is from the August 09, 2018 To Your Health section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Mother Jailed for Refusing to Vaccinate Her Son Says She Would 'Do It All Over Again'

    • By: Lindsey Bever, Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Days after a Michigan mother was put in jail for ignoring a court order to vaccinate her 9-year-old son, she said that given the choice, she would “do it all again.”

    "The Mother Jailed for Refusing to Vaccinate Her Son Says She Would 'Do It All Over Again'" is from the October 13, 2017 Health section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lindsey Bever and Kristine Phillips and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • As Deadly Fires Ravage California's Wine Country, Officials Are 'Preparing for Further Fatalities'

    • By: Cara Strickland, Scott Wilson, Breena Kerr, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    After battling massive, fast-moving wildfires that have killed at least 11 people and torched 107,000 acres across California, most of them in wine country, firefighters are hoping for some reprieve Tuesday morning as strong winds that fanned flames the day before continue to weaken.

    "As Deadly Fires Ravage California's Wine Country, Officials Are 'Preparing for Further Fatalities'" is from the October 10, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cara Strickland, Scott Wilson, Breena Kerr and Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Powerball Says One Ticket Holder Won the $570 Million Jackpot, One of the Largest in History

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    One Powerball ticket holder in New Hampshire is the winner of the $570 million jackpot prize, one of the largest in the multistate lottery’s history.

    "Powerball Says One Ticket Holder Won the $570 Million Jackpot, One of the Largest in History" is from the January 07, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Rapper Meek Mill’s Actions in 2007 Fueled Racial Politics in 2017

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Meek Mill was a rising 19-year-old rapper from Philadelphia when he first appeared in front of Judge Genece Brinkley on a number of charges.

    "How Rapper Meek Mill’s Actions in 2007 Fueled Racial Politics in 2017" is from the November 20, 2017 Arts and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Facebook Admits Social Media Sometimes Harms Democracy

    • By: Kristine Phillips, Brian Fung
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Facebook said Monday that it fell short in preventing the social media network from being used for foreign meddling in the U.S. presidential election.

    "Facebook Admits Social Media Sometimes Harms Democracy" is from the January 22, 2018 Technology section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and Brian Fung and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A Sexual Assault Case Was Tossed Because the Woman Didn't Scream During Alleged Attack

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A judge in Turin in northern Italy tossed the case last month, deciding that the woman's reaction was too weak to justify a sexual assault charge, ANSA reported. The woman only said, “Stop it” and “Enough” without crying out or calling for help.

    "A Sexual Assault Case Was Tossed Because the Woman Didn't Scream During Alleged Attack" is from the March 26, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A Little Girl Saw an Emotional-Support Dog on a Plane. It Went for Her Face.

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A dog injured a child onboard a Southwest Airlines flight, the latest incident in the controversy over allowing emotional-support animals on planes.

    "A Little Girl Saw an Emotional-Support Dog on a Plane. It Went for Her Face." is from the February 22, 2018 Local section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • After Native American Bias Incident, College Says Those Against Diversity Can Go ‘Elsewhere’

    • By: Kristine Phillips
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Two suspicious young men joined a Colorado university’s campus tour to which they did not belong, a woman told a 911 dispatcher. They refused to say their names, she said, and one of them started to laugh when she asked what they wanted to study.

    "After Native American Bias Incident, College Says Those Against Diversity Can Go ‘Elsewhere’" is from the May 06, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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