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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • As Boy Scouts Seek to Include Girls, Girl Scouts See a Turf Fight

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Around the time of World War I, two organizations set out to mold young Americans into resourceful and virtuous future leaders, instilling in them the admirable traits of citizenship, loyalty and courage. Members of both groups wore uniforms, explored the wilderness and swore to uphold their values.

    "As Boy Scouts Seek to Include Girls, Girl Scouts See a Turf Fight" is from the August 23, 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Al Franken: From ‘Saturday Night Live’ to Congress

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Al Franken’s support among his colleagues in the Senate crumbled this week. By Wednesday night, dozens of senators, including nearly all of the Democratic women in the Senate, were calling on him to resign. On Thursday morning, he spoke on the Senate floor, saying he would resign in the coming weeks, though he continued to dispute allegations against him.

    "Al Franken: From ‘Saturday Night Live’ to Congress" is from the December 07, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • ‘Womp Womp’: Lewandowski Mocks Child With Down Syndrome Separated From Mother

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Of all the recent stories about the separation of immigrant children and parents at the U.S. border with Mexico, the Mexican foreign minister said Tuesday that one story was particularly heartbreaking: A 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome was taken away from her mother in South Texas.

    "‘Womp Womp’: Lewandowski Mocks Child With Down Syndrome Separated From Mother" is from the June 20, 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Sandy Hook Parents Sue Alex Jones for Defamation

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Three parents whose children were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 filed a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who has long claimed the shooting was “completely fake” and a “giant hoax” perpetrated by opponents of the Second Amendment.

    "Sandy Hook Parents Sue Alex Jones for Defamation" is from the April 17, 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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    • Who Owns a Monkey Selfie? Deal Is Struck in a Novel Lawsuit

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    In 2011, Naruto, a curious 6-year-old monkey in Indonesia, peered into a camera lens, grinned and pressed the shutter button on the unattended camera. Little did the endangered crested macaque know that he may have been providing for his future.

    "Who Owns a Monkey Selfie? Deal Is Struck in a Novel Lawsuit" is from the September 11, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Two Killed in Portland After Trying to Stop Anti-Muslim Rant, Police Say

    • By: Matthew Haag, Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Oregon man accused of screaming anti-Muslim insults at two women, and then fatally stabbing two men and wounding a third as they tried to intervene Friday, had a history of making extremist remarks, according to the police and civil rights advocacy organizations.

    "Two Killed in Portland After Trying to Stop Anti-Muslim Rant, Police Say" is from the May 27, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and Jacey Fortin and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Raccoon Scales 25-Story Tower in St. Paul and Becomes a Sensation

    • By: Matthew Haag, Christina Caron
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    At first, it looked so defeated: Its head buried between its front paws and its body curled up on a ledge 20 feet above a street in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota.

    "Raccoon Scales 25-Story Tower in St. Paul and Becomes a Sensation" is from the June 13, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and Christina Caron and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • ESPN, Citing Safety, Says Robert Lee Won’t Broadcast Virginia Football Game

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 2 mins
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    ESPN has removed an announcer from its broadcast of the University of Virginia’s first football game next month because he has the same name as a Confederate general memorialized in statues that are being taken down across the country.

    "ESPN, Citing Safety, Says Robert Lee Won’t Broadcast Virginia Football Game" is from the August 23, 2017 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Woman Identified as YouTube Shooter Had Complained About Company

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The woman identified by police as the person who shot three people at YouTube’s headquarters in California on Tuesday before killing herself had long accused the video site and its owner of discrimination.

    "Woman Identified as YouTube Shooter Had Complained About Company" is from the April 04, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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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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    • Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don’t Smoke

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Over the summer, employees at a Japanese marketing firm noticed that not all of their colleagues were working the same number of hours.

    "Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don’t Smoke" is from the November 02, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Northwestern Professor Held in Stabbing Death That Mystified Chicago

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    For more than a week, the gruesome killing of a young hairstylist in a downtown Chicago luxury high-rise has captivated the region, the case’s surprising twists mystifying even the detectives who eventually tracked down two suspects.

    "Northwestern Professor Held in Stabbing Death That Mystified Chicago" is from the August 08, 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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    • 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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