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    • Anthony Bourdain, Chef, Travel Host and Author, Is Dead at 61

    • By: Kim Severson, Matthew Haag, Alissa J. Rubin
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Travel host Anthony Bourdain, whose madcap memoir about the dark corners of New York’s restaurants made him into a celebrity chef and touched off a nearly two-decade career as a globe-trotting television host, was found dead Friday at 61.

    "Anthony Bourdain, Chef, Travel Host and Author, Is Dead at 61" is from the June 08, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Kim Severson, Matthew Haag and Alissa J. Rubin and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Obama Warns of ‘Strongman Politics’ After Trump’s Meeting With Putin

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Without mentioning President Donald Trump by name, former President Barack Obama delivered a pointed rebuke of “strongman politics” on Tuesday, warning about growing nationalism, xenophobia and bigotry in the United States and around the world, while offering a full-throated defense of democracy, diversity and the liberal international order.

    "Obama Warns of ‘Strongman Politics’ After Trump’s Meeting With Putin" is from the July 17, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Pennsylvania Authorities’ Search for 4 Missing Men Focuses on a Vast Farm

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Over a two-day period starting Wednesday night, four young men in Bucks County, a wealthy Philadelphia suburb where new construction meets large estates, disappeared.

    "Pennsylvania Authorities’ Search for 4 Missing Men Focuses on a Vast Farm" is from the July 10, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Weinstein Accused in Lawsuit of Sexually Assaulting Producer for Years

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A former employee of Harvey Weinstein accused him in a lawsuit Tuesday of sexually and physically assaulting her for years and threatening to ruin her career if she denied his sexual advances or told anyone about them.

    "Weinstein Accused in Lawsuit of Sexually Assaulting Producer for Years" is from the May 02, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Miss America Ends Swimsuit Competition, Trying to Evolve in ‘This Cultural Revolution’

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    For nearly a century, Miss America contestants have strutted onstage and struck poses in increasingly skimpy swimsuits, in a controversial pageant tradition that organizers long defended as a gauge of the women’s physical fitness.

    "Miss America Ends Swimsuit Competition, Trying to Evolve in ‘This Cultural Revolution’" is from the June 05, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Harvard Revokes Fellowship for Chelsea Manning After Criticism

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Facing harsh criticism, a Harvard dean said early Friday that he was revoking his invitation to Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. soldier convicted of leaking classified information, to be a visiting fellow at the university.

    "Harvard Revokes Fellowship for Chelsea Manning After Criticism" is from the September 15, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • PayPal Redirects Charitable Contributions Without Consent, Lawsuit Says

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    When Terry Kass received an email from PayPal in late December encouraging her to donate to charities through its Giving Fund platform, she searched its website for ones she could help. She settled on 13 groups — most in her Chicago suburb — and gave a total of $3,700 to them.

    "PayPal Redirects Charitable Contributions Without Consent, Lawsuit Says" is from the March 01, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • 17 Dead in Missouri After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson

    • By: Jacey Fortin, Julia Jacobs, Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 6 mins
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    At least 17 people were killed Thursday night when a tourist boat capsized in a southern Missouri lake as powerful thunderstorms passed through the Midwest, authorities said Friday.

    "17 Dead in Missouri After Duck Boat Capsizes Near Branson" is from the July 20, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin, Julia Jacobs and Matthew Haag and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • 1937 Recording of John F. Kennedy at Harvard Captures a Politician in the Making

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The forceful voice of the 20-year-old Harvard student punches through the crackling audio, his thick Boston accent coming to life. He is only a sophomore, but his distinct speaking style is already clear, even before he finishes the first line: “My name is John F. Kennedy.”

    "1937 Recording of John F. Kennedy at Harvard Captures a Politician in the Making" is from the May 11, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • 13 Siblings, Some Shackled to Beds, Were Held Captive by Parents, Police Say

    • By: Matthew Haag, Louis Keene
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A 17-year-old girl who said she was being held captive by her parents in her home about two hours southeast of Los Angeles escaped on Sunday and alerted the authorities, who then rescued her 12 siblings — several of whom were found shackled to their beds and malnourished — the authorities said Monday.

    "13 Siblings, Some Shackled to Beds, Were Held Captive by Parents, Police Say" is from the January 16, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and Louis Keene and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Fatal Police Shooting of Seattle Woman Raises Mental Health Questions

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Officers with the Seattle Police Department were no strangers to Unit 4303 in the Brettler Family Place apartment complex in the northeast part of the city. After they responded to at least three domestic violence calls there in the past year, the police were dispatched there again on Sunday morning to investigate a theft in Charleena Lyles’ unit.

    "Fatal Police Shooting of Seattle Woman Raises Mental Health Questions" is from the June 20, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Unearthed Raymond Chandler Story Rebukes U.S. Health Care System

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 5 mins
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    In the world of Raymond Chandler’s gritty whodunits, a tough but honorable private eye wanders a landscape of human depravity. The detective solves murders and exposes deceit and corruption.

    "Unearthed Raymond Chandler Story Rebukes U.S. Health Care System" is from the November 22, 2017 Entertainment section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Wreckage of Last Known Slave Ship in U.S. May Have Been Found

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A reporter in Alabama wrote in an article published on Tuesday that he may have found the wreckage on the shore of a swampy island in the delta. When the tide is low, the boat reveals itself — charred beams forming the shape of a vessel with almost the exact dimensions of the Clotilda.

    "Wreckage of Last Known Slave Ship in U.S. May Have Been Found" is from the January 24, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Arkansas Rushes to Impose Death Penalty on 8 Men, Before Drug Expires

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 3 mins
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    After a 12-year interruption in executions, Arkansas plans an exceptional rush in late April, putting eight men to death over 10 days, before one of the state’s lethal injection drugs expires that month.

    "Arkansas Rushes to Impose Death Penalty on 8 Men, Before Drug Expires" is from the March 03, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Michigan State President Resigns Amid Nassar Fallout

    • By: Matthew Haag and Marc Tracy
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Lou Anna K. Simon, the president of Michigan State University, resigned under pressure Wednesday night over the way she handled a scandal involving a former university doctor accused of sexually abusing more than 150 young women.

    "Michigan State President Resigns Amid Nassar Fallout" is from the January 25, 2018 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and Marc Tracy and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Thousands Give Trump Bronx Cheers as He Returns to Manhattan Home

    • By: Matthew Haag, Sarah Maslin Nir
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Thousands of protesters lined the streets around Trump Tower late Monday, providing a resounding chorus of dissent as Donald Trump returned to his high-rise penthouse on Fifth Avenue for the first time as president.

    "Thousands Give Trump Bronx Cheers as He Returns to Manhattan Home" is from the August 14, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and Sarah Maslin Nir and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Tampa Police Say Videos Show Same Man Near Unsolved Killings

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The man in the video has a familiar strut. He’s wearing a hooded jacket, casually striding down a street before sunrise on Tuesday as his hands swing by his side. Moments after the video was taken, another man nearby in the Seminole Heights neighborhood of Tampa, Florida, is fatally shot in the back.

    "Tampa Police Say Videos Show Same Man Near Unsolved Killings" is from the November 15, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Post Says It Spurned Offer of False Story About Moore

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A woman with ties to a right-wing activist group falsely claimed to The Washington Post that she had conceived a child with Roy S. Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama, when she was 15, the newspaper reported Monday afternoon.

    "Post Says It Spurned Offer of False Story About Moore" is from the November 27, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • New York Family of 5 Among 10 Americans Killed in Costa Rica Plane Crash

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    In the weeks before their family trip to Costa Rica, Bruce and Irene Steinberg of Scarsdsale, New York, told friends and family how excited they were to take their three sons on an adventure through that country’s lush forests and tropical beaches.

    "New York Family of 5 Among 10 Americans Killed in Costa Rica Plane Crash" is from the January 01, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Philando Castile Charity Pays Off Lunch Debt for Hundreds of Students

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Before Philando Castile became a household name in July 2016, when his deadly encounter with a Minnesota police officer was streamed live on Facebook, students at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet School knew him simply as Mr. Phil. He was the school nutrition worker who often swooped in to pay for their lunches when they could not afford them.

    "Philando Castile Charity Pays Off Lunch Debt for Hundreds of Students" is from the March 05, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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