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    • ‘End Family Fire’ Campaign Hopes to Combat Accidental Child Gun Deaths

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The nonprofit behind some of the United States’ most recognizable public service campaigns and slogans, including “friends don’t let friends drive drunk” and “only you can prevent forest fires,” is teaming up with a gun control group to raise awareness of what both describe as a crisis: unintentional deaths or injuries to children caused by guns.

    "‘End Family Fire’ Campaign Hopes to Combat Accidental Child Gun Deaths" is from the August 08, 2018 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • What College Students Really Think About Free Speech

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    To some, free speech on college campuses appears to be under attack — but what do the students themselves think? A study released on Monday offers some answers based on a survey of more than 3,000 of them.

    "What College Students Really Think About Free Speech" is from the March 12, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • One in Every 137 Teenagers Would Identify as Transgender, Report Says

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Nearly 150,000 U.S. teenagers ages 13 to 17 — or one out of every 137 — would identify as transgender if survey takers asked, according to an analysis of state and federal data that offers an answer to a question that has long eluded researchers.

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    • Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' to Return to German Bookshelves after 70-Year Ban

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' to Return to German Bookshelves after 70-Year Ban" is from the Around the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Three Men Rescued from Remote Island after Writing 'Help' on the Sand

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Three Men Rescued from Remote Island after Writing 'Help' on the Sand" is from the April 09, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Norway Is the World’s Happiest Country, Survey Finds

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Norwegians have one more reason to smile, not that they need it.

    "Norway Is the World’s Happiest Country, Survey Finds" is from the March 20, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Trump Claims, Without Evidence, That Kavanaugh Protesters Were Paid

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 3 mins
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    President Donald Trump on Friday claimed without evidence that some of the women protesting his embattled Supreme Court nominee by confronting senators in elevators had been paid to do so.

    "Trump Claims, Without Evidence, That Kavanaugh Protesters Were Paid" is from the October 05, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • First Amendment Support Climbing Among High School Students

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Support among U.S. high school students for the First Amendment is stronger today than it has been in the last 12 years, according to the latest in a series of large nationwide surveys of the nation’s rising voters.

    "First Amendment Support Climbing Among High School Students" is from the February 07, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Multiple Injuries Reported in Active Shooter Situation Near Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs

    • By: Lindsey Bever, Niraj Chokshi, Sandhya Somashekhar
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Multiple Injuries Reported in Active Shooter Situation Near Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lindsey Bever, Niraj Chokshi and Sandhya Somashekhar and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Behind the Race to Publish the Top-Secret Pentagon Papers

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    In 1971, Neil Sheehan, a New York Times reporter in Washington, scored the scoop of a lifetime.Daniel Ellsberg, a former military analyst, had become disillusioned with the Vietnam War and decided to leak a top-secret history of the decision-making behind the conflict. Frustrated by his attempts to have lawmakers draw attention to the cache, now known as the Pentagon Papers, Ellsberg turned to The Times and, later, almost 20 other newspapers.

    "Behind the Race to Publish the Top-Secret Pentagon Papers" is from the December 20, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Nonprofits Opposed to Trump’s Ideology See a Surge in Donations

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Nonprofits Opposed to Trump’s Ideology See a Surge in Donations" is from the November 17, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Mississippi Boy, 6, Is Killed After Car Is Stolen From His Mother

    • By: Niraj Chokshi, Daniel Victor
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A 6-year-old Mississippi boy was found dead from a gunshot wound Thursday in the back of a car that had been stolen from his mother hours earlier in Jackson, Mississippi, the authorities said.

    "Mississippi Boy, 6, Is Killed After Car Is Stolen From His Mother" is from the May 18, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and Daniel Victor and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Hurricane Irma, Now a Category 5 Storm, Threatens the Caribbean and Florida

    • By: Niraj Chokshi, Matthew Haag
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Just days after Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of Texas and Louisiana, another storm, Hurricane Irma, has strengthened over the Atlantic Ocean, threatening to batter the Caribbean this week as “an extremely dangerous” Category 5 storm, the National Weather Service said Tuesday.

    "Hurricane Irma, Now a Category 5 Storm, Threatens the Caribbean and Florida" is from the September 05, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and Matthew Haag and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • The Case for a Bright American Future, According to Billionaire Warren Buffett

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The Case for a Bright American Future, According to Billionaire Warren Buffett" is from the Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Yes, People Really Are Eating Tide Pods. No, It’s Not Safe.

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    It seems every few weeks another challenge takes social media by storm.Some, like the Ice Bucket Challenge, promote a cause. Others, like the bottle-flipping craze, are benign. But then there are those fads that are ill-informed or, worse, dangerous.

    "Yes, People Really Are Eating Tide Pods. No, It’s Not Safe." is from the January 20, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Oprah Says Presidential Run 'Not for Me'

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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    It was a speech that inspired the fantasies of Democrats across America, all of them centered on a single question: Will Oprah Winfrey run for president in 2020?

    "Oprah Says Presidential Run 'Not for Me'" is from the January 25, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Boy Scouts Will Accept Girls, in Bid to ‘Shape the Next Generation of Leaders’

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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    The Boy Scouts of America announced plans on Wednesday to accept girls, marking a historic shift for the century-old organization.

    "Boy Scouts Will Accept Girls, in Bid to ‘Shape the Next Generation of Leaders’" is from the October 11, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump Voters Driven by Fear of Losing Status, Not Economic Anxiety, Study Finds

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Even before conducting her analysis, Mutz noted two reasons for skepticism of the economic anxiety, or “left behind,” theory. First, the economy was improving before the 2016 presidential campaign. Second, while research has suggested that voters are swayed by the economy, there is little evidence that their own financial situation similarly influences their choices at the ballot box.

    "Trump Voters Driven by Fear of Losing Status, Not Economic Anxiety, Study Finds" is from the April 24, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The Long History of Racism at American Pools

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    This summer, a black boy was harassed by a white woman in South Carolina; a black woman was asked to provide identification by a white man in North Carolina; and a black man wearing socks in the water had the police called on him by a white manager of an apartment complex in Tennessee.

    "The Long History of Racism at American Pools" is from the August 04, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • 'Evil, Degrading, Addictive, Harmful': Utah Officially Deems Porn a Public Health Crisis

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "'Evil, Degrading, Addictive, Harmful': Utah Officially Deems Porn a Public Health Crisis" is from the April 19, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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