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    • The Science of Yoga

    • The Risks and Rewards
    • By: William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Matthew Boston
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
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    Five years in the making, The Science of Yoga draws on more than a century of painstaking research to present the first impartial evaluation of a practice thousands of years old. It celebrates what’s real and shows what’s illusory, describes what’s uplifting and beneficial and what’s flaky and dangerous—and why. Broad illuminates how yoga can lift moods and inspire creativity. He exposes moves that can cripple and kill. As science often does, this groundbreaking book also reveals mysteries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Better yoga, safer yoga

    • By Juan Calixto on 04-12-15

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    • In North Korea, Missile Bases Suggest a Great Deception

    • By: David E. Sanger, William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    North Korea is moving ahead with its ballistic missile program at 16 hidden bases that have been identified in new commercial satellite images, a network long known to U.S. intelligence agencies but left undiscussed as President Donald Trump claims to have neutralized the North’s nuclear threat.

    "In North Korea, Missile Bases Suggest a Great Deception" is from the November 11, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger and William J. Broad and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Germs

    • Biological Weapons and America's Secret War
    • By: Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, William Broad
    • Narrated by: Murphy Guyer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
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    Three New York Times reporters uncover the truth about biological weapons. In a frightening and unforgettable narrative of cutting-edge science and spycraft, Germs reconstructs the former Soviet and Iraqi germ warfare programs, and how they affected U.S. policy. "Chilling," says Booklist.

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    • Should be called "Beltway Dollars"

    • By G. Spence on 07-14-15

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    • Major Study Finds ‘Some Evidence’ of Link Between Cellphone Radiation and Brain Cancer

    • By: William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    For decades, health experts have struggled to determine whether cellphones can cause cancer. On Thursday, a federal agency released the final results of what experts call the world’s largest and most costly experiment to look into the question. The study originated in the Clinton administration, cost $30 million and involved some 3,000 rodents.

    "Major Study Finds ‘Some Evidence’ of Link Between Cellphone Radiation and Brain Cancer " is from the November 01, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by William J. Broad and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trump Inherits Secret Cyberwar With North Korea

    • By: David E. Sanger, William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    An examination of the Pentagon’s disruption effort, based on interviews with officials of the Obama and Trump administrations as well as a review of extensive but obscure public records, found that the United States still does not have the ability to effectively counter the North Korean nuclear and missile programs.

    "Trump Inherits Secret Cyberwar With North Korea" is from the March 04, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger and William J. Broad and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Race Escalates for Latest Class of Nuclear Arms

    • By: William J. Broad, David E. Sanger
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Race Escalates for Latest Class of Nuclear Arms" is from the April 16, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by William J. Broad and David E. Sanger and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • U.S. Faces 'Cuban Missile Crisis in Slow Motion'

    • By: David E. Sanger, William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    All the elements of the North Korean nuclear crisis — the relentless drive by Kim Jong Un to assemble an arsenal, the propaganda and deception swirling around his progress, the hints of a covert war by the United States to undermine the effort, rather than be forced into open confrontation — were on vivid display this weekend.

    "U.S. Faces 'Cuban Missile Crisis in Slow Motion'" is from the April 16, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger and William J. Broad and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Pentagon Suggests Countering Devastating Cyberattacks With Nuclear Arms

    • By: David E. Sanger, William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    A newly drafted U.S. nuclear strategy that has been sent to President Donald Trump for approval would permit the use of nuclear weapons to respond to a wide range of devastating but non-nuclear attacks on U.S. infrastructure, including what current and former government officials described as the most crippling kind of cyberattacks.

    "Pentagon Suggests Countering Devastating Cyberattacks With Nuclear Arms" is from the January 17, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger and William J. Broad and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • A Radiation Cloud, and a Mystery, From Russia

    • By: Andrew E. Kramer, William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Archie Montgomery
    • Length: 8 mins
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    MOSCOW — When a container of radioactive waste exploded at the Mayak factory 60 years ago, in one of the worst accidents of the nuclear age, the episode was so shrouded in secrecy that even residents of nearby towns had little clue of the danger.That secrecy proved deadly.

    "A Radiation Cloud, and a Mystery, From Russia" is from the November 24, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Andrew E. Kramer and William J. Broad and narrated by Archie Montgomery.

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    • North Korea Nuclear Disarmament Could Take 15 Years, Expert Warns

    • By: William J. Broad, David E. Sanger
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    As the Trump administration races to start talks with North Korea on what it calls “rapid denuclearization,” a top federal government adviser who has repeatedly visited the North’s sprawling atomic complex is warning that the disarmament process could take far longer, up to 15 years.

    "North Korea Nuclear Disarmament Could Take 15 Years, Expert Warns" is from the May 28, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by William J. Broad and David E. Sanger and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • U.S. Intelligence Failed to Foresee North Korea’s Nuclear Strides

    • By: David E. Sanger, William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    At the start of Donald Trump’s presidency, U.S. intelligence agencies told the new administration that while North Korea had built the bomb, there was still ample time — upward of four years — to slow or stop its development of a missile capable of hitting a U.S. city with a nuclear warhead.

    "U.S. Intelligence Failed to Foresee North Korea’s Nuclear Strides" is from the January 06, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger and William J. Broad and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • North Korea’s Missile Success Is Linked to Ukrainian Plant, Investigators Say

    • By: William J. Broad, David E. Sanger
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    North Korea’s success in testing a intercontinental missile that appears able to reach the U.S. was made possible by black-market purchases of powerful rocket engines probably from a Ukrainian factory with historical ties to Russia’s missile program, according to an expert analysis being published Monday and classified assessments by U.S. intelligence agencies.

    "North Korea’s Missile Success Is Linked to Ukrainian Plant, Investigators Say" is from the August 13, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by William J. Broad and David E. Sanger and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • U.S. To Overhaul Nuclear Arsenal Despite the Risk

    • By: David E. Sanger, William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    During his speech last week about Afghanistan, President Donald Trump slipped in a line that had little to do with fighting the Taliban: “Vast amounts” are being spent on “our nuclear arsenal and missile defense,” he said, as the administration builds up the military.

    "U.S. To Overhaul Nuclear Arsenal Despite the Risk" is from the August 27, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger and William J. Broad and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • U.S., in Footsteps of Russia, Is Moving to Fortify Its Nuclear Arsenal

    • By: David E. Sanger, William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    A treaty committing the United States and Russia to keep their long-range nuclear arsenals at the lowest levels since early in the Cold War goes into full effect Monday. When it was signed eight years ago, President Barack Obama expressed hope that it would be a small first step toward deeper reductions, and ultimately a world without nuclear weapons.

    "U.S., in Footsteps of Russia, Is Moving to Fortify Its Nuclear Arsenal" is from the February 04, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger, William J. Broad and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • A Potent Fuel Flows to North Korea. It May Be Too Late to Halt It.

    • By: William J. Broad, David E. Sanger
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    When North Korea launched long-range missiles this summer, and again on Friday, demonstrating its ability to strike Guam and perhaps the U.S. mainland, it powered the weapons with a rare, potent rocket fuel that U.S. intelligence agencies believe initially came from China and Russia.

    "A Potent Fuel Flows to North Korea. It May Be Too Late to Halt It." is from the September 17, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by William J. Broad and David E. Sanger and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • To the Moon, North Korea? Or Does a Rocket Have a Darker Aim?

    • By: David E. Sanger, William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "To the Moon, North Korea? Or Does a Rocket Have a Darker Aim?" is from the September 26, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger and William J. Broad and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Nuclear Materials Remain Vulnerable to Theft, Despite U.S.-Led Effort

    • By: David E. Sanger, William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Nuclear Materials Remain Vulnerable to Theft, Despite U.S.-Led Effort" is from the March 29, 2016, World section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger and William J. Broad and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Invisible Weapon Might Be Cause of Diplomats’ Illness

    • By: William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    During the Cold War, Washington feared that Moscow was seeking to turn microwave radiation into covert weapons of mind control.

    "Invisible Weapon Might Be Cause of Diplomats’ Illness" is from the September 01, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by William J. Broad and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • North Korea Missile Test Appears to Tiptoe Over a U.S. Tripwire

    • By: William J. Broad, David E. Sanger
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    For months, Washington has been bracing for North Korea to test an intercontinental ballistic missile, waiting to see how close it could get to the United States and how aggressively President Donald Trump should react.

    North Korea Missile Test Appears to Tiptoe Over a U.S. Tripwire" is from the May 15, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by William J. Broad and David E. Sanger and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Hand of U.S. Leaves North Korea's Missile Program Shaken

    • By: David E. Sanger, William J. Broad
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    When a North Korean missile test went awry Sunday, blowing up seconds after liftoff, there were immediate suspicions that a U.S. program to sabotage the test flights had struck again. The odds seem highly likely: Eighty-eight percent of the launches of the North’s most threatening missiles have self-destructed since the covert American program was accelerated three years ago.

    "Hand of U.S. Leaves North Korea's Missile Program Shaken" is from the April 19, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger and William J. Broad and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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