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

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
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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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    • YouTube Filtering Draws Ire of Gay and Transgender Creators

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 4 mins
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    YouTube on Monday admitted that its family-friendly restricted mode had wrongly labeled some videos on its site. The company apologized and promised to fix the error after users complained that the site was filtering some videos about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.

    "YouTube Filtering Draws Ire of Gay and Transgender Creators" is from the March 20, 2017 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Jones Act Waived for Puerto Rico, Easing Aid Shipments

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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    The Trump administration said on Thursday that it would waive the Jones Act for Puerto Rico, a century-old shipping law that Puerto Rican officials said was hindering efforts to get supplies to the island.

    "Jones Act Waived for Puerto Rico, Easing Aid Shipments" is from the September 28, 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Your Instagram Posts May Hold Clues to Your Mental Health

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The photos you share online speak volumes. They can serve as a form of self-expression or a record of travel. They can reflect your style and your quirks. But they might convey even more than you realize: The photos you share may hold clues to your mental health, new research suggests.

    "Your Instagram Posts May Hold Clues to Your Mental Health" is from the August 10, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • '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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    • 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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    • Police Describe Wave of Bomb Threats as Hoax

    • By: Kate Taylor, Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Businesses, schools and government buildings across the country were evacuated Thursday in response to a wave of emailed bomb threats that officials said appeared to be a hoax.

    "Police Describe Wave of Bomb Threats as Hoax" is from the December 13, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Kate Taylor and Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Boy Scouts, Reversing Century-Old Stance, Will Allow Transgender Boys

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
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    The announcement came amid a national debate over transgender rights, with cities and states across the nation struggling with whether and how to regulate gender identity in the workplace, in restrooms and at schools.

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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
    • Length: 2 mins
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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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    • African Elephant Population Dropped 30 Percent in 7 Years

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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    "African Elephant Population Dropped 30 Percent in 7 Years" is from the September 01, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Montana Judge Is Criticized for 60-Day Incest Sentence

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Montana Judge Is Criticized for 60-Day Incest Sentence" is from the October 21, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • Fox News Besieged by New Bias Lawsuit and Federal Inquiry

    • By: Emily Steel, Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
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    New troubles for Fox News arose Thursday as a lawsuit accused it of gender discrimination and one of the women who have accused Bill O’Reilly of sexual harassment said she would appear before the British regulatory group that is assessing Twenty-First Century Fox’s attempted takeover of Sky, the satellite TV giant.

    "Fox News Besieged by New Bias Lawsuit and Federal Inquiry" is from the May 04, 2017 Financial section of The New York Times. It was written by Emily Steel and Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Customs Outage Frustrates Fliers at Airports Across U.S.

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
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    A four-hour failure of a processing system used by U.S. Customs and Border Protection caused delays at airports across the country Monday night, frustrating travelers, many of whom turned to social media to vent about the long lines.

    "Customs Outage Frustrates Fliers at Airports Across U.S." is from the January 03, 2017 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Don’t Just Throw Away Your Christmas Tree

    • By: Niraj Chokshi
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    The presents are opened, Santa’s cookies are eaten, but the tree remains. Now what? Experts say there are plenty of ways to put Christmas trees to good use after the holidays, so don’t just trash them.

    "Don’t Just Throw Away Your Christmas Tree" is from the December 26, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Niraj Chokshi and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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