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    • 2 Fatal Police Shootings Yield 2 Different Results

    • By: Richard Fausset, Alan Blinder
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    A day after the Justice Department extracted a guilty plea from a South Carolina police officer who fatally shot a black man in the back, a federal prosecutor here explained Wednesday why the department had declined to bring charges against two officers involved in the fatal shooting of a black Louisiana man, Alton B. Sterling.

    "2 Fatal Police Shootings Yield 2 Different Results" is from the May 03, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Fausset and Alan Blinder and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • In Georgia, Anti-Trump Activism Stirs Democratic Hopes

    • By: Trip Gabriel, Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Jen Cox bit her tongue for years about her progressive views for fear of hurting her real estate business.

    “I felt very concerned about talking about my politics in any way, shape or form,” said Cox, who lives and works in a Republican-heavy suburban milieu north of Atlanta, where people do not confess to being Democrats until after a couple of glasses of pinot grigio at a dinner party.

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    • White Police Chief Apologizes for a 1940 Southern Lynching

    • By: Alan Blinder, Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Some people here had never heard about the lynching of Austin Callaway — about how, almost 77 years ago, he was dragged out of a jail cell by a band of masked white men, then shot and left for dead.

    Some people never forgot.

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    • The ‘Devil’s Chair’ and Abuse Claims by Migrant Teenagers

    • By: Jess Bidgood, Manny Fernandez, Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Guards at a juvenile detention center for troubled immigrant teenagers had many ways of handling serious problems. At times, they resorted to the chair. Other times, the mask.

    "The ‘Devil’s Chair’ and Abuse Claims by Migrant Teenagers" is from the August 04, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jess Bidgood, Manny Fernandez and Richard Fausset and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump Targets German Trade, and the South Grimaces

    • By: Alan Blinder, Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    President Donald Trump, on his recent trip to Europe, reportedly declared the Germans “bad, very bad” on trade; Greer’s City Hall sits mere miles from a BMW automobile plant that employs about 8,800 people. And so after Danner read the news here, he quickly organized a call with Chamber of Commerce officials, who on Tuesday brainstormed ways to reassure BMW executives that they in fact considered them to be good. Very good.

    "Trump Targets German Trade, and the South Grimaces" is from the June 01, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alan Blinder and Richard Fausset and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • After Proudly Defying Washington, Hard-Hit Texas Needs Its Aid

    • By: Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Few places need the federal government right now more than Texas does, as it begins to recover from Hurricane Harvey. Yet there are few states where the federal government is viewed with more resentment, suspicion and scorn.

    "After Proudly Defying Washington, Hard-Hit Texas Needs Its Aid" is from the September 04, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Fausset and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • In America’s Heartland, the Nazi Sympathizer Next Door

    • By: Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Weddings are hard enough to plan for when your fiancé is not an avowed white nationalist.

    "In America’s Heartland, the Nazi Sympathizer Next Door" is from the November 25, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Fausset and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Puerto Rico Is Getting a Surge of Aid, Governor Says

    • By: Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A surge of fuel and food supplies and federal government personnel has begun to arrive in Puerto Rico, the governor of the storm-battered island said Sunday morning.

    "Puerto Rico Is Getting a Surge of Aid, Governor Says" is from the October 01, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Fausset and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Following Its Country Music, Nashville May Loosen up on Marijuana

    • By: Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Following Its Country Music, Nashville May Loosen up on Marijuana" is from the September 18, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Fausset and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Confederate Monuments Fall, and Tempers Rise

    • By: Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    For Malcolm Suber, the Confederate monuments that dot this Deep South city stand for white supremacy, pure and simple. Instead of just taking them down, Suber, an African-American activist and organizer, would like to see the city pass out sledgehammers and “let everybody take a whack — just like the Berlin Wall.”

    "Confederate Monuments Fall, and Tempers Rise" is from the May 07, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Fausset and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • North Carolina Limits on Transgender Rights May Be Headed for Repeal

    • By: Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "North Carolina Limits on Transgender Rights May Be Headed for Repeal" is from the December 19, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Fausset and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • ‘A Sense of Relief’ as Memphis Skirts Law to Ditch Confederate Statues

    • By: Emily Yellin, Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Charlene Harmon and her fiancé, Victor Bryant, walked Thursday through a small park overlooking the Mississippi River, pleased by the view — and what it did not include. “I feel a sense of relief,” said Harmon, 63, a retired nurse. “Finally, we can come down and really enjoy this park. And we don’t have to see something that reminds us of our painful past: the lynchings, and beatings, and the selling of our forefathers.”

    "‘A Sense of Relief’ as Memphis Skirts Law to Ditch Confederate Statues" is from the December 21, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Emily Yellin and Richard Fausset and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Houstonians Adrift in Their City, Trying to Call Somewhere Home

    • By: Richard Fausset, Campbell Robertson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters have left this sprawling metropolis partially ruined and eager to return to something like normalcy. But the storm has also forced many thousands of people out of their homes. As a result, the city is engaged in one giant collective improvisation. Its defining creative endeavor is where to find a place to sleep.

    "Houstonians Adrift in Their City, Trying to Call Somewhere Home" is from the September 11, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Fausset and Campbell Robertson and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Houston Mayor’s No-Win Dilemma: Whether to Tell Residents to Stay or Go

    • By: Manny Fernandez, Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Phyllis Ullman, 73, had been evacuated from her flooded neighborhood Monday morning, and was visibly shaken as she sat in the back seat of a rescuer’s pickup truck speeding through the spitting rain. You can’t argue with Mother Nature, but she had strong words for Mayor Sylvester Turner’s decision not to issue a mandatory evacuation order for Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city.

    "Houston Mayor’s No-Win Dilemma: Whether to Tell Residents to Stay or Go" is from the August 28, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Manny Fernandez and Richard Fausset and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • As Trump Rises, so Do Some Hands Waving Confederate Battle Flags

    • By: Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Corey Snow
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "As Trump Rises, so Do Some Hands Waving Confederate Battle Flags" is from the November 18, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Fausset and narrated by Corey Snow.

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    • Nikki Haley’s Path: From Daughter of Immigrants to Trump’s Pick for U.N.

    • By: Richard Fausset, Somini Sengupta
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Nikki Haley’s Path: From Daughter of Immigrants to Trump’s Pick for U.N." is from the November 23, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Fausset and Somini Sengupta and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Rally by White Nationalists Was Over Almost Before It Began

    • By: Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    After weeks of hype, white supremacists managed to muster just a couple of dozen supporters Sunday in the nation’s capital for the anniversary of their deadly rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, finding themselves greatly outnumbered by counterprotesters, police officers and representatives of the news media.

    "Rally by White Nationalists Was Over Almost Before It Began" is from the August 12, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Fausset and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • The Citadel Fought the Admission of Women. Now a Female Cadet Will Lead the Corps.

    • By: Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 8 mins
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    CHARLESTON, S.C. — When Sarah Zorn applied for admission to the Citadel four years ago, she had not heard the story of Shannon Faulkner, the first woman to gain full admission to the famed Southern military college.

    "The Citadel Fought the Admission of Women. Now a Female Cadet Will Lead the Corps." is from the May 04, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Fausset and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Stumped Over ‘Why’ in Austin Bombings

    • By: Dave Montgomery, Richard Fausset, Jess Bidgood
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 6 mins
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    PFLUGERVILLE, Texas — Mark Conditt, the man whose deadly bombing campaign terrorized Central Texas this month, occasionally got his hair cut at Delton’s Pecan Street Barber Shop, less than a half-mile drive from his house in this sleepy suburb north of Austin.

    "Stumped Over ‘Why’ in Austin Bombings" is from the March 24, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Dave Montgomery, Richard Fausset and Jess Bidgood and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Atlanta’s Airport Has Power Again, but Many Passengers Are Stranded

    • By: Alan Blinder, Richard Fausset
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The lights were back on at the world’s busiest airport Monday, and after Sunday’s blackout, it was busier than usual — a lot busier. Hundreds of passengers whose flights were canceled Sunday were jammed into lines that snaked toward distant ticket counters.

    "Atlanta’s Airport Has Power Again, but Many Passengers Are Stranded" is from the December 18, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alan Blinder and Richard Fausset and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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