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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Texas Prisons Ban 10,000 Books. No ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ for Inmates.

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The nearly 150,000 inmates in Texas prisons are barred from using Facebook, possessing cellphones and receiving snacks in the mail. They are also prohibited from reading the pop-up edition of “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “The Color Purple” and the 1908 Sears, Roebuck catalog.

    "Texas Prisons Ban 10,000 Books. No ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ for Inmates." 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Human Remains Found in Pennsylvania Include Body of One of 4 Missing Men

    • By: Matthew Haag, Christine Hauser
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Investigators searching a sprawling suburban Philadelphia farm in the disappearance of four young men who vanished last week discovered human remains, including the body of one of the men, the authorities announced early Thursday morning.

    "Human Remains Found in Pennsylvania Include Body of One of 4 Missing Men" is from the July 13, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and Christine Hauser and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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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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    • Juror Says Cosby’s Own Comments Led to Guilty Verdict

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The most damning evidence in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial was not the victim’s testimony or statements by five other women who said he had also assaulted them, a juror said Monday. It was Cosby’s own comments.

    "Juror Says Cosby’s Own Comments Led to Guilty Verdict" is from the April 30, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Pittsburgh Shooting Suspect to Face Court; Prosecutors Vow to Pursue Death Penalty

    • By: Campbell Robertson, Sabrina Tavernise, Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    PITTSBURGH — As the man accused of killing 11 congregants in a hate-filled attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue prepared to make his first court appearance Monday afternoon, two Jewish groups called on President Donald Trump to back down from what they said was inflammatory rhetoric that seemed to be encouraging the most radical fringes of American society.

    "Pittsburgh Shooting Suspect to Face Court; Prosecutors Vow to Pursue Death Penalty" is from the October 29, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Campbell Robertson, Sabrina Tavernise and Matthew Haag and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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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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    • California Fires Race Through Community Grieving from Shooting

    • By: Jennifer Medina, Matthew Haag, Thomas Fuller
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 4 mins
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    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Firefighters in opposite ends of California fought back fast-moving blazes Friday as wildfires raged out of control near major cities, forced tens of thousands of residents to flee their homes and damaged hundreds of buildings.

    "California Fires Race Through Community Grieving from Shooting" is from the November 09, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jennifer Medina, Matthew Haag and Thomas Fuller and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • PayPal Redirects Charitable Contributions Without Consent, Lawsuit Says

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • PBS Pulls Tavis Smiley’s Talk Show After Misconduct Allegations

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    PBS stopped distributing a talk show hosted by Tavis Smiley on Wednesday after an investigation found “credible allegations” of misconduct against him, the network announced.

    "PBS Pulls Tavis Smiley’s Talk Show After Misconduct Allegations" is from the December 14, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Sandra Day O’Connor, First Female Supreme Court Justice, Says She Has Dementia

    • By: Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court who became the critical swing vote during much of her tenure, revealed Tuesday that she had dementia and had decided to withdraw from public life as the disease advanced.

    "Sandra Day O’Connor, First Female Supreme Court Justice, Says She Has Dementia" is from the October 23, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Humane Society Board Members Resign as CEO Faces Harassment Complaints

    • By: Matt Stevens and Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The board of the Humane Society of the United States decided Thursday to retain its longtime chief executive despite an investigation that has uncovered multiple harassment complaints against him, according to one of the board members and news media reports. The decision prompted several members of the organization’s 31-person board to resign, the board member said.

    "Humane Society Board Members Resign as CEO Faces Harassment Complaints" is from the February 02, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Stevens and Matthew Haag and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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