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    • Prince Went to Some Astounding Lengths to Protect His Music - and His Image

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Prince Went to Some Astounding Lengths to Protect His Music - and His Image" is from the April 22, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Yes, There Are People with Vitamin D Deficiency in This Sunny Country

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    For a long time, health experts have pointed out moderate sun exposure as a way to increase vitamin D levels in our bodies. So how could it be that a country with a lot of sunlight has a population with major vitamin D deficiency?

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    • How One Afghan Man Found His Calling Making Tamales in the US

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "How One Afghan Man Found His Calling Making Tamales in the US" is from the June 7, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Most Police Officers in Scotland Don't Carry Guns. How Do They Do It?

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Most Police Officers in Scotland Don't Carry Guns. How Do They Do It?" is from the July 8th, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Jordan Is Wasting a Lot of Talent. Like, Almost Half the Country.

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Jordan is home to some of the most educated women in the Middle East. It also has some of the lowest rates of female participation in the workforce.

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    • Leonardo DiCaprio as a 13th-Century Persian Poet? Why Not, Says Hollywood

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Leonardo DiCaprio as a 13th-Century Persian Poet? Why Not, Says Hollywood" is from the June 9, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Afghan Women Say, Call Me by My Name

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    A group of Afghan women has started a campaign asking for their names to be used in public. According to Afghan tradition, using a woman's real name in public is considered taboo.

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    • This Photojournalist Captured Women in Iran from the Hostage Crisis to the Nuclear Deal

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "This Photojournalist Captured Women in Iran from the Hostage Crisis to the Nuclear Deal" is from the August 11, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • What Does the Former US Ambassador to Russia Think of Trump's Hacking Request?

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "What Does the Former US Ambassador to Russia Think of Trump's Hacking Request?" is from the June 27, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Go Inside a Maternity Ward at the World’s Largest Syrian Refugee Camp

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The war in Syria takes lives every day. But at a clinic just eight miles south of the Syrian-Jordanian border, new lives are being created.

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    • Brazilians Are Incensed over an Alleged Gang Rape by 30 Men

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Brazilians Are Incensed over an Alleged Gang Rape by 30 Men" is from the June 1, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Pakistani to the US: I Don't Deserve to Be on Your Drone 'Kill List'

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Pakistani to the US: I Don't Deserve to Be on Your Drone 'Kill List'" is from the April 14, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • A Cyclone in Madagascar Could Mean You'll Pay More for Ice Cream This Summer

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Back in March, a Category 4 cyclone hit the island of Madagascar. At least 81 people were killed and 6,000 others were displaced. The cyclone also washed away one of the island's main sources of income: vanilla.

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    • This Woman Was Attacked for Speaking Swahili. In Court She Forgave Her Attacker.

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    One night in October 2015, Asma Jama was having dinner with her family at an Applebee's restaurant in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. They were speaking in their native language of Swahili, when another customer attacked them, saying they should speak English. The customer then smashed a beer mug in Jama's face.

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    • Texas Police May Soon Act More Like Federal Immigration Enforcers

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    After 16 hours of debate, the Texas House approved a bill that allows local police to ask individuals to prove their immigration status. The bill still faces several legislative hurdles before it becomes law.

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    • The Challenges of Burying a Mass Murderer

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "The Challenges of Burying a Mass Murderer" is from the June 27, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Sniffer Dogs at Manchester Airport Are Great at Finding Sausages. Heroin, Not So Much

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Sniffer Dogs at Manchester Airport Are Great at Finding Sausages. Heroin, Not So Much" is from the April 15, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Could Dinner Parties Bring Hearts and Minds Together? This Muslim Woman Is Giving It a Try.

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Amanda Saab was the first Muslim woman in hijab to appear on a reality TV cooking show in the U.S. Now, she is inviting total strangers to her home and cooking them meals. She says it's one way that might help bring together people from different sides of the political spectrum.

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    • The Former Oil Exec Will Have to Make Tough Decisions as He Becomes a Foreign Policy Leader

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Rex Tillerson has spent about 40 years at one of the largest oil companies in the world. He'll have to make some adjustments in order to transition into his new job as secretary of state.

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    • What It's Like to Cover Trump for a German Audience

    • By: Shirin Jaafari
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Germans are closely following President-elect Donald Trump's path to the White House, says Matthias Kolb, a reporter with the Munich-based daily Suddeutsche Zeitung.

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