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Special Counsel’s Office Issues Rare Statement Disputing Report Claiming Trump Told Cohen to Lie to Congress... and More Stories

1/19/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Special Counsel’s Office Issues Rare Statement Disputing Report Claiming Trump Told Cohen to Lie to Congress 2) Snowman Gets Spectacular Revenge on Unworthy Adversary Who Tries to Drive Over It 3) Facebook May Face Record FTC Fine for Privacy Violations 4) ‘We’re in Uncharted Waters.’ Schools Brace for Lunch Funding Challenges if Shutdown Continues 5) Former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Sentenced to Nearly 7 Years For Killing Laquan McDonald 6)...

Duration:00:33:23

A Federal Court Has Ruled Texas Can Bar Planned Parenthood From Medicaid... and More Stories

1/18/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) A Federal Court Has Ruled Texas Can Bar Planned Parenthood From Medicaid 2) The Surprising Link Between Prohibition and Women’s Rights 3) Is Black Pepper Healthy? Here’s What the Science Says 4) Judge Acquits Chicago Police Officers Accused of Covering Up Fatal Shooting of Black Teen by Fellow Officer 5) FDA Move Could Help Drug Companies Provide Over-the-Counter Overdose Antidote 6) President Trump’s Plans to Boost Missile Defense Could Spark an Arms Race...

Duration:00:44:17

6 in 10 Wild Coffee Species Are Threatened With Extinction, According to Scientists... and More Stories

1/17/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) 6 in 10 Wild Coffee Species Are Threatened With Extinction, According to Scientists 2) Turkey Wants an International Arrest Warrant for NBA Player Enes Kanter 3) You’re Not Imagining It: Food Recalls Are Getting More Common. 4) Pelosi’s Suggestion That President Trump Postpone the State of the Union Address Is Not as Strange as It Sounds 5) Mike Pence Says ISIS ‘Caliphate Has Crumbled’ in Speech After U.S. Troops Killed in Syria Attack 6) Second Lady Karen...

Duration:00:43:40

Scenes From Al-Shabab’s Deadly Hotel Attack in Nairobi... and More Stories

1/16/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Scenes From Al-Shabab’s Deadly Hotel Attack in Nairobi 2) Rep. Steve King Votes to Rebuke Himself in the House for Racist Comments 3) How to Make Your Resume Stand Out, According to HR Executives 4) El Chapo Bragged About Paying $100 Million Bribe to Mexican President Nieto, Trafficker Testifies 5) ‘It’s the Saddest Thing in the World, Sex.’ The Author of The Perfect Nanny on Her Next Sensational Novel 6) How William Barr Tried to Reassure Democrats at His...

Duration:00:40:50

A Painting Believed to Be a ‘Lost Michelangelo’ Has Gone Missing From a Church in Belgium... and More Stories

1/15/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) A Painting Believed to Be a ‘Lost Michelangelo’ Has Gone Missing From a Church in Belgium 2) Why Holding a Grudge Can Actually Be a Good Thing 3) Senate Democrats Will Press Trump’s Attorney General Nominee for Answers 4) President Trump Feeds College Football National Champions Fast Food and Twitter Can’t Stomach It 5) The Shutdown Is Disrupting Travel at America’s Biggest Airports. And It’s Probably Going to Get Worse 6) Why Didn’t Bran Show Up in the New...

Duration:00:23:32

Crossing the Afghan Wilderness in 99 Nights in Logar... and More Stories

1/14/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Crossing the Afghan Wilderness in 99 Nights in Logar 2) Why Republicans Are Warning Trump Against Ignoring Congress to Build a Wall 3) Why You Shouldn’t Hide Your Emotions at Work 4) Environmentalists Say Tiny Plastic ‘Nurdles’ Threaten Earth’s Oceans 5) Nobel Laureate James Watson Loses Honorary Titles Over ‘Reprehensible’ Race Comments 6) Mass Overdose in California Kills 1, Injures 12 7) House Leaders Demand Trump Respect 'Investigative Efforts' After...

Duration:00:32:33

Many Women in California Might Lose Free Birth Control Under New Trump Administration Rules... and More Stories

1/13/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Many Women in California Might Lose Free Birth Control Under New Trump Administration Rules 2) 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Week 3) Historian Lucy Worsley on Royal Weddings, Queen Victoria and the ‘Big Mistake’ People Make About the Past 4) The FBI’s Reported Investigation of President Trump Could Take the Russia Probe to a New Level 5) The Weird Parenting Tricks People Have Used That Actually Worked 6) Artificial Intelligence Is Powerful—And...

Duration:00:42:19

The Oceans Are Warming Faster Than We Thought, a New Study Says... and More Stories

1/11/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) The Oceans Are Warming Faster Than We Thought, a New Study Says 2) Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs Found Alive 3 Months After She Went Missing 3) A Myanmar Court Has Rejected an Appeal by Two Imprisoned Reuters Reporters 4) Cristiano Ronaldo’s Lawyer Says Vegas Police Seek Soccer Star’s DNA for Rape Investigation 5) Our Lawsuit Against the Trump Administration Revealed How It Lies About Terrorism 6) Elizabeth Warren’s Trip to Iowa Revealed Parts of Her 2020...

Duration:00:37:05

An American Sportswear Company Cut Links to a Chinese Factory Using Internment Camp Labor... and More Stories

1/10/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) An American Sportswear Company Cut Links to a Chinese Factory Using Internment Camp Labor 2) Women in the U.S. Are Having Fewer Babies—Especially Here 3) Trump and Pelosi Are Locked in Their First Battle. Neither Can Afford to Lose 4) Pixar Pioneer John Lasseter Has a New Job After Being Fired Over Misconduct Accusations 5) Sophie Turner Calls Out Piers Morgan for His Tweets About Mental Health 6) Investigators Want People With Allegations Against R. Kelly...

Duration:00:25:32

This Supreme Court Case on Hunting Is Really About a 150-Year-Old Treaty and Wyoming’s Existence as a State... and More Stories

1/9/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) This Supreme Court Case on Hunting Is Really About a 150-Year-Old Treaty and Wyoming’s Existence as a State 2) The U.S. Has Been in a Constant State of National Emergency Since 1979. Here’s Why 3) 6 of the Most Promising Products We Saw at CES 2019 4) Second Man Charged With Murder as 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes Laid to Rest in Houston 5) ‘I’ll Be an American Citizen Again.’ Felons Rejoice After Regaining Their Right to Vote in Florida 6) Common Threads Run...

Duration:00:44:41

Here’s Your Guide to 2019 Upcoming Award Shows... and More Stories

1/8/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Here’s Your Guide to 2019 Upcoming Award Shows 2) We Can’t Talk About Bohemian Rhapsody Without Talking About Bryan Singer 3) Airports Nervous About TSA Absences If Shutdown Continues 4) Thailand Met With Saudi Officials Over Woman’s Asylum Case 5) These Are the Best Ways to Improve Your Memory 6) Here Are the White House’s Latest Demands to End the Shutdown 7) Kevin Spacey Ordered to Stay Away From Teen He Is Accused of Groping 8) Tax Refunds Will Go Out...

Duration:00:40:47

White House Refuses to Budge During Shutdown Talks With Democratic Leaders... and More Stories

1/7/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) White House Refuses to Budge During Shutdown Talks With Democratic Leaders 2) Saudi Woman Seeking Asylum Says She Will Die If Deported 3) I Spent My Fertile Years Training to Be a Surgeon. Now, It Might Be Too Late For Me to Have a Baby 4) The Quick Read on Trump’s Delayed Syria Troop Drawdown 5) Is Snoring Dangerous? Here’s When to Worry 6) The Best, Worst and Most Surprising Moments of the 2019 Golden Globes Please share your feedback by emailing...

Duration:00:31:50

5 Elections to Watch in 2019... and More Stories

1/6/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) 5 Elections to Watch in 2019 2) Susan Collins Is Trying to Stay in the Political Center. But That May Not Exist Anymore Please share your feedback by emailing feedback@spokenedition.com.

Duration:00:11:35

Being Bored Can Be Good for You—If You Do It Right. Here’s How... and More Stories

1/5/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Being Bored Can Be Good for You—If You Do It Right. Here’s How 2) Here Are All the Democratic Women Elected to the U.S. House in 2018 in One Photo 3) How Nancy Pelosi Gets Under Donald Trump's Skin 4) 11 New Books to Read This January 5) Thousands of Women Are Born Without a Uterus. A New Procedure Offers Them Hope 6) Trump and Democratic Leaders Can’t Even Agree on Their Talks to End the Shutdown Please share your feedback by emailing...

Duration:00:28:41

Why You Should Be Happy About China’s Historic Moon Landing... and More Stories

1/4/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Why You Should Be Happy About China’s Historic Moon Landing 2) Donald Trump Made His First Appearance in the White House Briefing Room 3) Why I Have Zero Regrets About My Childless Life 4) Here’s What It Means to Be ‘Sober Curious’ — And Why People Are Embracing It 5) 7 Killed and 8 Injured in Fiery Crash That Triggered Fuel Spill on Florida Highway 6) ‘You Can’t Teach Dead Kids.’ Safety Report Warns Florida Schools to Do More After Parkland Shooting 7)...

Duration:00:37:32

Review: Lifetime's Surviving R. Kelly Should Terrify R. Kelly... and More Stories

1/3/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Review: Lifetime's Surviving R. Kelly Should Terrify R. Kelly 2) Hasan Minhaj Responds After Netflix Pulls Episode in Saudi Arabia 3) Meet the Man Who Turned Trump's 'Flip Flops' Into Actual Flip Flops 4) Why Mitt Romney Is Picking a Fight with Donald Trump 5) Should You Quit Drinking for Dry January? Here’s What Experts Say Please share your feedback by emailing feedback@spokenedition.com.

Duration:00:24:49

How Donald Trump Inadvertently Made Subtweeting Great... and More Stories

1/2/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) How Donald Trump Inadvertently Made Subtweeting Great 2) Cathay Pacific Accidentally Sold $16,000 Seats for $675 in Latest Embarrassing Blunder 3) A ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ Eclipse Is Coming in January 2019. Here’s How to Watch 4) Advocates Say Cruise Lines Can Do More to Protect Passengers 5) Netflix Reportedly Bows to Saudi Request to Take Down Critical Comedy Show Episode 6) Democrats’ Plan on Day 1 Is to Make Sure Trump Keeps the Blame for the Shutdown...

Duration:00:40:18

Bill Gates Shares the 5 Best Books He Read This Year... and More Stories

1/1/2019
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Bill Gates Shares the 5 Best Books He Read This Year 2) Pedialyte Is Embracing Its Reputation as a Hangover Treatment With a Sparkling Drink for Adults 3) 5 Can’t-Miss Tips and Tricks for That New Amazon Kindle You Just Got 4) ‘We’re in a Pause Situation.’ Lindsey Graham Says President Trump Is Slowing Down Syria Withdrawal Please share your feedback by emailing feedback@spokenedition.com.

Duration:00:13:35

Lion Kills 1 Worker After Escaping Its North Carolina Enclosure... and More Stories

12/31/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Lion Kills 1 Worker After Escaping Its North Carolina Enclosure 2) ‘To Be Honest, It’s Not a Wall.’ John Kelly Says Trump Backed Away From Border Wall Plan Months Ago 3) 16-Year-Old Kansas Student on Track to Graduate High School and Harvard in Same Month 4) Angelina Jolie Isn't Ruling Out a Move to Politics: I 'Can Take a Lot on the Chin' Please share your feedback by emailing feedback@spokenedition.com.

Duration:00:12:47

Travel Channel Chef Faces Backlash for Comment About Midwest Chinese Restaurants... and More Stories

12/30/2018
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Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Travel Channel Chef Faces Backlash for Comment About Midwest Chinese Restaurants 2) American Flown to Nebraska Hospital After Possible Ebola Exposure in the Congo 3) Federal Government Advised Furloughed Employees to Offer Manual Labor for Rent During Shutdown 4) 5 Can’t-Miss Tips for That New Chromecast You Just Got 5) Our World Runs on Resources Looted From Congo. That’s Why Democratic Elections Alone Can’t Solve the Country’s Problems 6) Senator Calls...

Duration:00:25:41