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The Military Moves Hundreds of Thousands of Families Each Summer. Many of Them Don’t Go Well... and More Stories

10/21/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) The Military Moves Hundreds of Thousands of Families Each Summer. Many of Them Don’t Go Well 2) This 13-Year-Old’s Tool Could Change Pancreatic Cancer Treatment 3) Expansive New Study Says Not Exercising Is Worse for Your Health Than Smoking 4) Immune Therapy Shows Promise in Aggressive Breast Cancer 5) Over 600,000 People March in London for a Second Brexit Referendum 6) Donald Trump Didn’t Really Win 52% of White Women in 2016 7) Amid Skepticism,...

Duration:00:33:39

‘It’s Heart Expanding.’ Paul Dano on Becoming a Family Man, In Film and In Real Life... and More Stories

10/20/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) ‘It’s Heart Expanding.’ Paul Dano on Becoming a Family Man, In Film and In Real Life 2) Inside the Day That Turned Jacqueline Kennedy Into ‘Jackie O.’ 3) Saudi Arabia State Media Confirms Jamal Khashoggi Is Dead 4) The Making a Murderer Filmmakers on How Steven Avery's New Lawyer Changes Everything 5) Column: The Week That Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Lost His Luster Please share your feedback by emailing feedback@spokenedition.com.

Duration:00:24:49

Women Achieved Enormous Power in Ancient Egypt... and More Stories

10/19/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Women Achieved Enormous Power in Ancient Egypt 2) Trump Wants to Cut Foreign Aid Over a Caravan. But Experts Say That Won’t Stop Migration 3) These Are the Best High-Fiber Foods, According to Experts 4) Why Did a Former Miss Iraq Flee Her Country? 5) Saudi Lobbying in the U.S. Has Tripled Since Trump Took Office 6) All the Michael Myers Halloween Movies Ranked From Worst to Best 7) Steven Pinker’s Tribute to the ‘Low-Key Extravagance’ of Microsoft’s Paul...

Duration:00:42:00

Brexit Is a Threat to Ireland — and the U.S. Too, Says Senator Who Brokered Peace Deal... and More Stories

10/18/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Brexit Is a Threat to Ireland — and the U.S. Too, Says Senator Who Brokered Peace Deal 2) Jamal Khashoggi Warned of Threats to Free Media in His Last Washington Post Column 3) Treasury Employee Charged With Leaking Manafort Records 4) Melania Trump Visits Newborn Victims of Opioid Crisis Following Plane Malfunction 5) Family Border Crossings Spiked in September 6) 'It's Very Sad.' Ariana Grande Explains Why She's Taking a Social Media Break 7) Canada Has...

Duration:00:26:24

Against All Odds, The Conners Justifies Its Existence... and More Stories

10/17/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Against All Odds, The Conners Justifies Its Existence 2) Anna Burns Wins Man Booker Prize for ‘Very Powerful’ Milkman 3) Why Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Are Being Criticized for Meeting With Uganda's President 4) Mary Bono Resigns as Interim CEO of USA Gymnastics After Just 4 Days on the Job 5) China Defends Internment of Uighurs as an Effort to ‘Modernize’ the Persecuted Muslim Minority 6) HBO’s The Sentence Shines a Light on the Devastating Effects of...

Duration:00:41:45

More Than Me CEO Katie Meyler Temporarily Steps Down... and More Stories

10/16/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) More Than Me CEO Katie Meyler Temporarily Steps Down 2) Coca-Cola’s Attempt to Use New Zealand’s Indigenous Māori Language Misfires 3) Charli XCX Is Turning Pop Into a Welcoming House Party 4) Police Search for Missing Wisconsin Girl, 13, After Her Parents Are Found Dead 5) ‘It’s the Legacy of Slavery’: Here’s the Troubling History Behind Tipping Practices in the U.S. 6) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Arrives in Saudi Arabia to Discuss Writer’s...

Duration:00:42:25

4 Ways to Be More Productive, According to Experts... and More Stories

10/15/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) 4 Ways to Be More Productive, According to Experts 2) ‘We Will Not Give Up.’ Aid Workers in Indonesia Try to Reunite Hundreds of Kids with Families 3) Putin Critic: We Must Use the Magnitsky Act to Punish Those Behind Jamal Khashoggi's Disappearance 4) It’s Time for Environmentalists and the Energy Industry to Work Together 5) What Made Neil Armstrong the Right Man to Be First on the Moon, as Told in 1969 6) This Harvard-Educated Actress Is Helping Fellow...

Duration:00:40:36

Italy Puts Itself on a Collision Course With E.U. Leadership... and More Stories

10/14/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Italy Puts Itself on a Collision Course With E.U. Leadership 2) How the Marine Biologist Behind a Viral Turtle Video Is Trying to End the Age of Plastic 3) Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms Left Some People Out. These Artists Are Trying to Fill Those Gaps 4) Meet the Argentine Lawyer Leading the Fight for Women's Rights in South America 5) What Neil Armstrong Biopic First Man Gets Right and Wrong About the Moon Landing 6) This is the First Black Musician...

Duration:00:40:42

Is Health Care a Sleeper Issue in the Midterm Elections?... and More Stories

10/13/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Is Health Care a Sleeper Issue in the Midterm Elections? 2) Civil Rights Lawyer: How a Conservative Supreme Court Could Actually Benefit Progressives 3) Samin Nosrat Is Taking the Home Cook Around the World Please share your feedback by emailing feedback@spokenedition.com.

Duration:00:37:13

Ellie Kemper Discusses the Perks of Being a Redhead in Her New Book... and More Stories

10/12/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Ellie Kemper Discusses the Perks of Being a Redhead in Her New Book 2) Amandla Stenberg Is a New Kind of Hollywood Star 3) Melania Trump Says We Should Stop Critiquing Her Fashion Choices. Here’s Why It Keeps Happening 4) ‘People Feel There’s a Chance of Being Believed.’ India’s #MeToo Movement Gathers Momentum 5) Aerial Photos Capture 'Unimaginable Destruction' in Florida Town Hit Hard By Hurricane Michael 6) Ex-US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia on the Fallout...

Duration:00:41:47

Humans Are Hardwired to Tell History in Stories. Neuroscience Tells Us Why We Get Them Wrong... and More Stories

10/11/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Humans Are Hardwired to Tell History in Stories. Neuroscience Tells Us Why We Get Them Wrong 2) Amazon’s The Romanoffs Is an Incredibly Strange Experiment From the Creator of Mad Men 3) U.S. and Russian Astronauts Are Making an Emergency Landing After a Failed Space Launch 4) Hurricane Michael Brings Deadly Destruction as It Moves North 5) Next Generation Leaders: How BTS Is Taking Over the World 6) Sears Could File for Bankruptcy As Soon As This Weekend 7)...

Duration:00:39:32

Experts Warn of More Deadly Disasters to Come in Indonesia... and More Stories

10/10/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) This Is Brett Kavanaugh’s First Question as a Supreme Court Justice 2) Bulgarian Officials to Release Man Arrested in Connection with Journalist’s Death 3) Experts Warn of More Deadly Disasters to Come in Indonesia 4) ‘That Doesn’t Represent Me.’ The Man Whose Mom Made Him the Face of a Viral #HimToo Meme Wants No Part of It 5) The Trump Administration Has Escalated Its Conflict with China Even Further. Here’s What Needs to Happen to Stay Out of War 6)...

Duration:00:40:33

Better Call Saul Season 4 Was an Indictment of the American Justice System... and More Stories

10/9/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Better Call Saul Season 4 Was an Indictment of the American Justice System 2) Politician: Why Taylor Swift's Political Endorsements Could Be So Powerful in Tennessee 3) 6 Minnesota Kids Have Developed a Rare, Polio-Like Illness—and Health Officials Don’t Know Why 4) Trump Apologizes to Kavanaugh at Public Swearing-In Ceremony 5) ‘There Is a Risk to Democracy.’ Brazil Wakes Up to the Reality of a Bolsonaro Presidency 6) This Woman Wrote a Song Clapping Back...

Duration:00:41:40

She Was a Teenage Victim of Domestic Violence and Rape. She Sought Help. This Week, Iran Executed Her... and More Stories

10/8/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) She Was a Teenage Victim of Domestic Violence and Rape. She Sought Help. This Week, Iran Executed Her 2) A Star Is Born Again and Again. Here's Why Bradley Cooper Finally Got It Right 3) European Soccer Is Set Up to Protect Superstar Players. So What’s Next for Cristiano Ronaldo? 4) Brazil’s Far-Right Candidate Jair Bolsonaro Surprises With Overwhelming Election Lead 5) Everything You Need to Know About Carnage, the Villain in the Venom Post-Credits Scene...

Duration:00:40:10

Red Tide Is Spreading to Florida’s East Coast. Here’s What to Know About It... and More Stories

10/7/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Red Tide Is Spreading to Florida’s East Coast. Here’s What to Know About It 2) Column: Why Americans Aren’t Paying Attention to the Longest War in Their Nation’s History 3) Review: The Hate U Give Is a Galvanizing Drama About Young People—For Everybody 4) Timothee Chalamet on a Call Me By Your Name Sequel: “Armie and I Are 1000% In” 5) Nobel Laureate Nadia Murad Taught Me the True Meaning of Courage Please share your feedback by emailing...

Duration:00:22:00

Column: Has Anything Changed For American Women Since 2016?... and More Stories

10/6/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Column: Has Anything Changed For American Women Since 2016? 2) One Week On, Indonesia Quake Survivors Begin to Worry About the Future 3) Pop’s Secret Weapon Emily Warren Is Stepping Into the Spotlight 4) We Followed Our Dreams and Retired to Mexico. This Is What No One Tells You About Starting a New Life Abroad 5) The Book Thief Author’s New Novel Grapples With Masculinity and Brotherhood 6) Sexual Assault Survivors Who Met With Susan Collins Feel Betrayed...

Duration:00:31:37

‘Where Is Jamal?’ Here’s What to Know About Missing Washington Post Columnist Jamal Khashoggi... and More Stories

10/5/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) ‘Where Is Jamal?’ Here’s What to Know About Missing Washington Post Columnist Jamal Khashoggi 2) More Americans Supported Hitler Than You May Think. Here’s Why One Expert Thinks That History Isn’t Better Known 3) This 8-Year-Old Girl Pulled a Pre-Viking-Era Sword From a Lake in Sweden 4) This National Park in Alaska Is Holding a 'Fat Bear Week' Contest 5) Climate Change Could Destroy This Peruvian Farmer’s Home. Now He’s Suing a European Energy Company for...

Duration:00:42:25

How Christine Blasey Ford’s Testimony Changed America... and More Stories

10/4/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) How Christine Blasey Ford’s Testimony Changed America 2) Why Suze Orman Hates, Hates, Hates the Retire Early Movement 3) White House Says Trump Was ‘Stating the Facts’ When He Mocked Christine Blasey Ford 4) Microsoft’s New Surface Devices Look Great Except for One Frustrating Flaw 5) Trump’s Attack Against Christine Blasey Ford Mischaracterizes How Memory Works, Experts Say 6) Trump Administration Tears Up Treaty in Latest Confrontation With Iran 7)...

Duration:00:41:34

The Little-Known Story of Donald Trump’s First Tweet... and More Stories

10/3/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) The Little-Known Story of Donald Trump’s First Tweet 2) Justin Timberlake, RuPaul and 16 Other Celebrities With Books Out This Fall 3) Rising Star National Guard Veteran Drops Out of Race Citing PTSD and Depression 4) Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland on the Challenges for Women in Science 5) 225 Million Phones Will Receive a Presidential Alert Wednesday. Here's What to Know 6) President Trump Mocked Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford at a Mississippi...

Duration:00:41:36

Inside the Republican Plan to Win Hispanic Voters—And Battleground States... and More Stories

10/2/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Inside the Republican Plan to Win Hispanic Voters—And Battleground States 2) Legal Expert: The Kavanaugh Vote Won't Solve America’s Deeper Supreme Court Problems 3) ‘My Only Sin.’ Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Admits Extrajudicial Killings Occurred 4) Author Khaled Hosseini Hopes His New Book About Refugees Helps Inspire Empathy 5) Why Should Users Trust Facebook? It’s a Hard Question for Mark Zuckerberg to Answer 6) Key Senators Face Intense...

Duration:00:31:52