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    • How a Chinese Entrepreneur Evaded Sanctions and Financed Kim Jong Un's Nuclear Weapons Program

    • By: Peter Whoriskey 
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Among the flurry of U.S. legal maneuverings on Tuesday involving North Korea, maybe the most revealing involves a federal lawsuit aimed at the businesses of one Chinese entrepreneur.

    "How a Chinese Entrepreneur Evaded Sanctions and Financed Kim Jong Un's Nuclear Weapons Program" is from the August 23, 2017 Wonkblog section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Whoriskey  and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Does Tesla Know Its Car Batteries Aren’t Tainted? The Company Won’t Say.

    • By: Peter Whoriskey
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The world’s reliance on fossil fuels is the “dumbest experiment in history,” he says, and describes the company’s mission as a planetary remedy: “to accelerate the advent of sustainable transport by bringing compelling mass market electric cars to market as soon as possible.”

    "How Does Tesla Know Its Car Batteries Aren’t Tainted? The Company Won’t Say." is from the December 30, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Whoriskey and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • One of the Big Arguments for a Vegetarian Diet Might Be Wrong

    • By: Peter Whoriskey
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "One of the Big Arguments for a Vegetarian Diet Might Be Wrong" is from the Life and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Whoriskey and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • The Labels Said ‘Organic.’ But These Massive Imports of Corn and Soybeans Weren’t.

    • By: Peter Whoriskey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 13 mins
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    A shipment of 36 million pounds of soybeans sailed late last year from Ukraine to Turkey to California. Along the way, it underwent a remarkable transformation.

    "The Labels Said ‘Organic.’ But These Massive Imports of Corn and Soybeans Weren’t." is from the May 12, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Whoriskey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Risky Are Bacon and Hot Dogs? Depends on Your DNA.

    • By: Peter Whoriskey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "How Risky Are Bacon and Hot Dogs? Depends on Your DNA." is from the November 03, 2015 Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Whoriskey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Internal Document Shows U.S. Chicken Prices May Have Been Artificially Inflated for Years

    • By: Peter Whoriskey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In the vast and complicated U.S. economy, it is rare for an individual to exert much control over the price of a major commodity.

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    • How Millions of Cartons of 'Organic' Milk Contain an Oil Brewed in Industrial Vats of Algae

    • By: Peter Whoriskey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Inside a South Carolina factory, in industrial vats that stand five stories high, batches of algae are carefully tended, kept warm and fed corn syrup. There the algae, known as Schizochytrium, multiply quickly. The payoff, which comes after processing, is a substance that resembles corn oil. It tastes faintly fishy.

    "How Millions of Cartons of 'Organic' Milk Contain an Oil Brewed in Industrial Vats of Algae" is from the June 05, 2017 Wonkblog section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Whoriskey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Government Revises Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Go Ahead and Have Some Eggs

    • By: Peter Whoriskey, Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Government Revises Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Go Ahead and Have Some Eggs" is fromthe Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Whoriskey, Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why Your 'Organic' Milk May Not Be Organic

    • By: Peter Whoriskey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Stretching across miles of pastures and feedlots north of Greeley, Colo., the complex is home to more than 15,000 cows, making it more than 100 times the size of a typical organic herd. It is the main facility of Aurora Organic Dairy, a company that produces enough milk to supply the house brands of Walmart, Costco and other major retailers.

    "Why Your 'Organic' Milk May Not Be Organic" is from the May 01, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Whoriskey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Surprising Thing Ancient Mummies Tell Us about What to Eat

    • By: Peter Whoriskey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "The Surprising Thing Ancient Mummies Tell Us about What to Eat" is from the Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Whoriskey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Tesla Aims to Sustain Purity of Car Batteries, but Can Any Company Be Sure?

    • By: Peter Whoriskey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Of the lofty corporate mission statements issued from Silicon Valley, Tesla’s stands out, with co-founder Elon Musk describing his venture as nothing less than an attempt to help avert a climactic apocalypse.

    "Tesla Aims to Sustain Purity of Car Batteries, but Can Any Company Be Sure?" is from the December 30, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Whoriskey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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