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The 12 things you need to know now from the editors of TIME

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Saudi Arabia Is Investing $20 Billion in Pakistan. Here’s What It’s Getting in Return... and More Stories

2/20/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Saudi Arabia Is Investing $20 Billion in Pakistan. Here’s What It’s Getting in Return 2) The Teen From the Lincoln Memorial Protest Is Suing the Washington Post for $250 Million 3) Major U.S. Airlines Will Soon Offer Passengers Non-Binary Gender Options on Tickets 4) Burberry Apologizes After Its Hoodie With a Noose Knot Prompts Criticism 5) Police Dismiss Tip That Jussie Smollett Was in Elevator With 2 Released Brothers 6) Inside One Man’s Trip to the...

Duration:00:40:59

Lightsaber Dueling Is Now Recognized As a Competitive Sport in France. No, Really... and More Stories

2/19/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Lightsaber Dueling Is Now Recognized As a Competitive Sport in France. No, Really 2) What to Know About Absher, Saudi Arabia’s Controversial ‘Woman-Tracking’ App 3) This Olympic Champion’s Case Could Change Sports’ Gender Rules Forever 4) How This Politician Put Britain at the Forefront of the War Against Facebook 5) An 11-Year-Old Student Was Arrested in Florida After Refusing to Stand for the Pledge of Allegiance 6) What Happened to Jussie Smollett? Here...

Duration:00:41:32

A Growing American Crisis: Who Will Care for the Baby Boomers?... and More Stories

2/18/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) A Growing American Crisis: Who Will Care for the Baby Boomers? 2) New York City Mayor Slams Amazon’s ‘Abuse of Corporate Power’ After HQ2 Pullout 3) Americans Already Celebrate Presidents’ Day. Here’s the Case for Celebrating the First Ladies Too 4) These Are the 5 People Killed in the Aurora, Illinois Manufacturing Facility Shooting 5) McCabe Claims Dep. Attorney General Rosenstein First Brought Up Invoking the 25th Amendment Against President Trump 6) How...

Duration:00:32:39

Illinois Gunman Had a History of Domestic Violence and Was ‘Stressed’ Before Shooting... and More Stories

2/17/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Illinois Gunman Had a History of Domestic Violence and Was ‘Stressed’ Before Shooting 2) Berlin Film Festival Review: A Great Filmmaker Says Goodbye, Joyfully, in Varda by Agnès 3) Cardi B and Offset Released Back-to-Back Songs. Here’s How They Signal a Role Reversal 4) Nigeria’s Presidential Election Has Been Delayed Due to Unspecified ‘Challenges’ 5) Why I’m Still a Conscientious Objector, Almost 50 Years After the Vietnam Draft 6) 5 Killed in Workplace...

Duration:00:36:57

The Green New Deal Could Launch Republican Climate Solutions... and More Stories

2/16/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) The Green New Deal Could Launch Republican Climate Solutions 2) Your iPhone's Contacts App Is More Powerful Than You Realize. Here Are 5 Ways to Get the Most Out of It 3) Two Men Arrested In Connection With Attack Against Empire Actor Jussie Smollett 4) Hundreds of Kind Strangers Show Up to the Funeral for a Veteran With ‘No Surviving Family’ Please share your feedback by emailing feedback@spokenedition.com.

Duration:00:15:42

Haiti’s President Says He Won’t Step Down as Violent Protests Grip the Capital... and More Stories

2/15/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Haiti’s President Says He Won’t Step Down as Violent Protests Grip the Capital 2) Kashmir Car Bombing Becomes Region’s Deadliest Attack as Toll Rises to 41 3) President Trump's National Emergency Is a Ploy to Avoid Admitting Defeat on the Wall 4) 4 Digital Rules You Should Follow When You’re In Love 5) Theresa May Suffers Embarrassing Brexit Defeat as Lawmakers Remain Resistant 6) Barack and Michelle Obama Valentine’s Day Messages to Each Other Are Just As...

Duration:00:30:59

‘No Animal More Elusive, No Animal More Beautiful.’ Watch This Rare Footage of a Black Leopard in Kenya... and More Stories

2/14/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) ‘No Animal More Elusive, No Animal More Beautiful.’ Watch This Rare Footage of a Black Leopard in Kenya 2) Cupid Is Everywhere on Valentine’s Day. Here’s Why That Famous Embodiment of Desire Is a Child 3) Philippines Journalist Maria Ressa Released on Bail After Arrest for ‘Cyber Libel’ 4) ‘We Went Through This Together.’ How Parkland Survivors Are Helping Each Other Cope 1 Year Later 5) From Mass Weddings to Spilled Wine: How 6 Countries Around the World...

Duration:00:42:45

Behind the Oscar-Nominated Documentary Challenging India’s Taboos About Menstruation... and More Stories

2/13/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Behind the Oscar-Nominated Documentary Challenging India’s Taboos About Menstruation 2) 4 Important Steps to Take After a Cancer Diagnosis 3) Ohio Teen Chooses to Vaccinate Himself Despite Parents’ Objections: ‘God Knows How I’m Still Alive’ 4) Trump Made False Claims About ‘Late-Term Abortion.’ Here Are the Facts 5) Just Try to Resist the Ridiculous and Wonderful Isn’t It Romantic 6) Google’s New Tool Tells You if Your Password Has Been Hacked 7) Twitter’s...

Duration:00:34:55

The Hidden Segregation of Military Executions During the Civil Rights Movement... and More Stories

2/12/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) The Hidden Segregation of Military Executions During the Civil Rights Movement 2) Is Kombucha Healthy? Here’s What Experts Say 3) Denver Teachers Go on Strike After Failing to Reach a Deal on Pay 4) Who Is Michael Sanchez? The Brother of Jeff Bezos’ Girlfriend Faces Scrutiny 5) ‘Tinder for Cows’ Is Now a Thing, and British Farmers Are Using it to Breed Cattle 6) 'Apex Legends,' EA's 'Fortnite' Competitor, Could Help it Survive the Video Game Battle 7)...

Duration:00:33:32

The Best and Worst Moments of the 2019 Grammys... and More Stories

2/11/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) The Best and Worst Moments of the 2019 Grammys 2) Review: ‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ Is a Series Finale That’s Too Little, Too Late 3) A Lesson About the Fight Against Drug Trafficking From the El Chapo Trial 4) The Number of U.S. Workers Involved in a Strike in 2018 Was the Highest Since 1986 5) Sen. Elizabeth Warren Officially Announces Her 2020 Presidential Candidacy 6) Bill Gates: What This Legendary Artist Can Teach Us About Innovation 7) Meghan Markle Already...

Duration:00:37:38

Laverne Cox: When I Need Hope, I Look to the History of Black Brilliance... and More Stories

2/10/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Laverne Cox: When I Need Hope, I Look to the History of Black Brilliance 2) How FDR’s New Deal Laid the Groundwork for the Green New Deal—in Good Ways and Bad Please share your feedback by emailing feedback@spokenedition.com.

Duration:00:10:52

‘You Can’t Just Stop.’ Hollywood Legend Cicely Tyson on Why She’ll Never Retire... and More Stories

2/9/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) ‘You Can’t Just Stop.’ Hollywood Legend Cicely Tyson on Why She’ll Never Retire 2) Why John Dingell Was Never Too Impressed That He Was the Longest Serving Member of Congress 3) Preeti Mistry: I'm a Queer Brown Immigrant Chef. I Don't Have the Luxury of Staying Silent 4) The Backstreet Boys Explain How They’re Still on Top After 25 Years 5) This Study Disproves a Common Myth About Hangovers 6) The U.K.’s Prosecution of Peaceful Protestors Is Raising Fears...

Duration:00:29:25

Inside the 'Single Most Important Vote' of Rep. John Dingell's Record-Breaking Career... and More Stories

2/8/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Inside the 'Single Most Important Vote' of Rep. John Dingell's Record-Breaking Career 2) Democrats Are Taking the First Steps Toward Getting Trump's Taxes. But Don't Expect to See Them Soon 3) The 2020 Election Will Expose Whether Americans Can Still Pay Attention to What Matters 4) Guillermo Del Toro: Being Optimistic Is the Most Radical and Rebellious Choice You Can Make 5) Researchers Are Working on a Surprising Way to Deliver Insulin Without an...

Duration:00:41:17

An Arizona City Warns It Will Sue If Razor Wire Isn’t Removed From Its Border Fence... and More Stories

2/7/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) An Arizona City Warns It Will Sue If Razor Wire Isn’t Removed From Its Border Fence 2) How the U.S. Departure From Afghanistan Could Echo Kissinger’s Moves in Vietnam 3) The ‘Green New Deal’ Is Popular. Now Backers Need to Decide What It Is, Exactly 4) Having More Education Won’t Slow the Effects of Dementia, New Study Says 5) Why Vietnam? 4 Reasons the Southeast Asian Nation Is Perfect for the Second Trump-Kim Summit 6) Professor Comes Forward With...

Duration:00:38:27

How TLC’s Left Eye Helped Save The Hate U Give Author Angie Thomas’ Life... and More Stories

2/6/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) How TLC’s Left Eye Helped Save The Hate U Give Author Angie Thomas’ Life 2) The Families of Migrants Held Hostage Are Using Facebook to Raise Money for Smugglers’ Ransoms 3) Pope Francis Publicly Acknowledges Nuns Are Also Victims of Sexual Abuse by Priests 4) President Trump Couldn’t Decide Which State of the Union He Wanted to Give. So He Gave Both 5) Donald Trump Announces Plan to Meet With Kim Jong Un in Vietnam Later This Month 6) Former Virginia...

Duration:00:38:14

14 Books That Are Being Made Into Movies and TV Shows in 2019... and More Stories

2/5/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) 14 Books That Are Being Made Into Movies and TV Shows in 2019 2) Pope Francis Delivers the First-Ever Papal Mass on the Arabian Peninsula 3) Japan’s Deputy PM Apologizes for Blaming the Country’s Low Birthrate on Women 4) A Third of the Himalayan Glaciers Will Melt by the End of the Century 5) This Game of Thrones Theory May Signal the Return of a Very Unexpected Character in Season 8 6) Pentagon Warns ISIS Could Resurge in Syria Within Months 7) IUD...

Duration:00:41:20

Our 9 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2019... and More Stories

2/4/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Our 9 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2019 2) U.S. Aid to Venezuela Will Test Military Loyalties Amid the Spiraling Political Crisis 3) The Patriots' Super Bowl Win Cements Bill Belichick's Legacy As An All-Time Great Coach 4) President Trump: Up to the Attorney General Whether the Public Sees Mueller’s Report 5) Experts Weigh in on The Simpsons‘ Impressive Record of Predicting the Super Bowl Please share your feedback by emailing feedback@spokenedition.com.

Duration:00:19:53

On-Duty TSA Agent Dies in ‘Apparent Suicide’ at Orlando International Airport... and More Stories

2/3/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) On-Duty TSA Agent Dies in ‘Apparent Suicide’ at Orlando International Airport 2) ‘Willful Ignorance.’ Inside President Trump’s Troubled Intelligence Briefings 3) Americans Eat More Than a Billion Chicken Wings on Super Bowl Weekend. There’s a Surprising Past Behind That Number 4) A New York Law Has Catapulted Later Abortion Back Into the Political Spotlight. Here’s What the Legislation Actually Does Please share your feedback by emailing...

Duration:00:23:23

5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Week... and More Stories

2/2/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Week 2) Apple Apologizes For FaceTime Bug, Says Fix Due Next Week 3) Virginia Governor Apologizes for 'Racist and Offensive' Costume in 1984 Yearbook 4) 21 People Died In Weather-Related Incidents During The Polar Vortex 5) Trump's Attacks on Former Staffers Really Show He's Got a Loyalty Problem in The White House Please share your feedback by emailing feedback@spokenedition.com.

Duration:00:15:32

'Together, America, We Will Rise.' Cory Booker Launches 2020 Campaign... and More Stories

2/1/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) 'Together, America, We Will Rise.' Cory Booker Launches 2020 Campaign 2) Here’s What’s New on Netflix in February 2019 — And What’s Leaving 3) Beyoncé and JAY-Z Want to Give You Free Concert Tickets for Life for Taking a More Plant-Based Approach to Eating 4) U.S. Court Finds Syrian Government Liable For Death of Journalist Marie Colvin 5) ‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett Arrived Home With a Rope Around His Neck After Alleged Attack: Police 6) Are Mushrooms...

Duration:00:41:07