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    • Breitbart Alumni Shape the Message at Trump's White House

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Sebastian Gorka's refugee parents escaped from Communist Hungary. Now he's a deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, making the case for the immigrant and refugee ban.

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    • A Little-Known Japanese-American Lawyer Helped Make Way for Interracial Marriage

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    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    David Muto of The New Yorker wrote about the lawyer, William Marutani, a proponent of removing the bans on interracial marriage.

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    • Unease in the Baltics as U.S. Allies Watch Trump Praise Putin

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Three U.S. senators traveled to the Baltics to try to calm the jangled nerves of leaders worried that the US will abandon NATO.

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    • Gabriel Garcia Marquez Had Fidel Castro Read His Books to Catch Errors Before Publication

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Few realize that Fidel Castro played a part in the Nobel Prize-winning author's books. Not as a character or inspiration, but as an editor.

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    • Is It Legal for a President-Elect to Talk With Foreign Leaders About His Business?

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Donald Trump's business empire stretches from the shores of Bali, Indonesia to Azerbaijan, Istanbul, Panama, Canada and myriad points in between.

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    • Parents, Take a Moment to Thank the Inventor of the Disposable Diaper

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Valerie Hunter Gordon died this month at the age of 94. She invented one of the first disposable diapers, cutting prototypes out of military parachute silk that she stitched on her living room table.

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    • A Midwestern Medical Student on Indian Americans’ 'Failures in Solidarity'

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Siva Sundaram grew up one state over from Kansas, where an Indian immigrant was shot last week. "As long as any of our brothers and sisters — Muslim, black, Latino, or otherwise — are in danger," he wrote, "we all are."

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    • The Elephants in My Backyard' Is a Great Book for Any Artist Searching for Purpose

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    A book changes the life of an actor. It sets him on a journey that ends with one of the biggest disappointments of his life. But how he rebounds is the bigger lesson.

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    • As Trump Tweets for China to 'Put a Heavy Move on North Korea,' China Calls for De-Escalation

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Some experts are warning of "disastrous" consequences if world powers fail to find a way to de-escalate after North Korea announced it had successfully test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile.

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    • 'Cleansing' the 'Virus': How Turkey Is Purging Suspected Coup Plotters

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    That is how Turkish President Recep Erdogan has described a radical policy to fire or arrest anyone suspected of supporting an attempted coup against his government this summer.

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    • U.S. Transportation Is so Far Behind Sweden's It's Not Even Funny

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 7 mins
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    America is literally falling apart.

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    • Welcome to San Escobar, a Dreamy Nation Accidentally Founded by Poland

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
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    Witold Waszczykowski mistakenly told reporters at the UN that he'd met with various nations "such as Belize or San Escobar." Thing is, that's not a nation. The internet is having a field day.

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    • Climate Change Is Coming for the U.K.'s Fish and Chips

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 3 mins
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    For generations, British people have relied on the seas around them to supply the key ingredient for a beloved national dish. But climate change is shifting fish stocks.

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    • Europeans Are Less Likely to Share Fake News. Here's Why.

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Amid mounting pressure from European leaders, Facebook and other social media companies are taking steps to combat the spread of fake news.

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    • 2016 Brought More Record Temperatures. So What Climate Course Will the U.S. and Trump Set in 2017?

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The global climate will continue to get more dangerously warm and volatile in 2017.

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    • What It's Like to Be the Victim of a Russian Online Smear Campaign

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Carol Hills
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Russia drew on a long legacy of disinformation when it turned its sights on a Washington Post columnist.

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    • There's a Small but Booming Black Market Near the U.S.-Mexico Border ... For Doughnuts

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Mexican town of Juarez does not have a doughnut store. But there's a Krispy Kreme outlet just across the U.S. border in El Paso, Texas.

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    • How to Hack the Internet, Cuban-Style

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Frustrated by slow internet speeds, high costs and limited options, Cubans have created workarounds to get online.

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    • Wealthy Russians Are Having Babies in the U.S., for Passports

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Daily Beast is reporting that rich Russians are coming to the United States to give birth to get U.S. citizenship for their babies. Many are being steered to Donald Trump-brand properties.

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    • She Was Asked to Change Her Seat on the Plane. She Sued the Airline and Won.

    • By: The World Staff
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Renee Rabinowitz was asked to change seats on a flight from Newark to Tel Aviv. She agreed but felt she'd been wronged. Later, she sued the airline and won in a landmark case.

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