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Bill Chappell

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U.S. Gives Conditional OK To Shell Oil For Drilling Off Alaska's Arctic Shore

Monday, May 11, 2015

The company wants to resume drilling in the Chukchi Sea off northwestern Alaska; it broke off that effort in 2012 because of safety problems.

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George Zimmerman Injured After Gun Is Reportedly Fired At His Car

Monday, May 11, 2015

George Zimmerman reportedly suffered minor injuries from shattered glass from his car's passenger window. Police say the incident involves a man who previously accused Zimmerman of making threats.

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Jury: Starbucks' Free Coffee Not At Fault In Police Officer's Burn Claims

Monday, May 11, 2015

A North Carolina jury has rejected a $750,000 civil lawsuit filed by a police officer who said that a Starbucks store had given him a large cup of hot coffee with an unsecured lid.

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At 13 Billion Light-Years Away, Galaxy Is Farthest To Be Measured From Earth

Friday, May 08, 2015

A new glimpse of what the universe looked like in its youth has been captured. Researchers say light from galaxy EGS-zs8-1 has spent the past 13 billion years traveling to Earth.

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We're In The Age Of Noah And Emma: Most Popular Baby Names Of 2014

Friday, May 08, 2015

New arrivals in the top 10 include James and Charlotte, the Social Security Administration says.

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Spanish Customs Officials Foil Attempt To Smuggle Boy In Suitcase

Friday, May 08, 2015

An 8-year-old from the Ivory Coast was found curled up in a suitcase Thursday, foiling an attempt to smuggle him into Spanish territory. His father was later arrested.

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NFL Report: 'More Probable Than Not' That Patriots Workers Tampered With Footballs

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

After weeks of investigation, a 243-page report says quarterback Tom Brady was probably "at least generally aware" that the team was using underinflated footballs.

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Vatican Affirms Plan To Make Missionary Junipero Serra A Saint

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

The choice of Serra, whom the church sees as an evangelist, has drawn criticism over his role in the California mission system of the 18th century.

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May The Fourth Be With You: 'Star Wars' Fans Celebrate A Faraway Galaxy

Monday, May 04, 2015

Yoda, Chewbacca and a phalanx of stormtroopers are all over the Internet today, as fans celebrate Star Wars Day — drawn from a pun on May 4. We've collected some of our favorite postings.

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McDonald's CEO Promises 'Modern, Progressive Burger Company'

Monday, May 04, 2015

"The reality is, our recent performance has been poor," McDonald's President and CEO Steve Easterbrook said in a video released Monday.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Unveils Home Battery; Is $3,000 Cheap Enough?

Friday, May 01, 2015

With a sleek surface and a depth of only about 7 inches, the Powerwall can be mounted on a garage wall or another surface, indoors or outside.

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Charges Against 6 Officers In Freddie Gray's Death Range From Murder To Assault

Friday, May 01, 2015

Warrants have been issued for the officers' arrest, Baltimore's chief prosecutor says. Stating that "no one is above the law," Marilyn J. Mosby named charges that include second-degree murder.

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Kill The Messenger: NASA Orbiter Crashes Into Mercury

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Messenger was launched from Earth in 2004. After 4,104 orbits of Mercury and billions of miles of space travel, the orbiter ended its mission with a quiet bang Thursday.

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10 Men Sent To Prison Over Shooting Of Pakistani Girl Malala Yousafzai

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court sentenced the men to 25-year terms for their roles in the near-fatal attack on Malala Yousafzai when she was 15.

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Rescue Brings A Bit Of Good News To Nepal's Capital After Earthquake

Thursday, April 30, 2015

For five days, a teenager in Kathmandu was covered in the rubble of a seven-story building that was hit by Saturday's powerful tremor. On Thursday, rescue crews pulled him to safety.

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Calvin Peete, Pro Golf's 'Mr. Accuracy,' Dies At Age 71

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Peete won 12 PGA events during a long career as a professional golfer. For many years, he was the most successful black golfer in the world.

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Bud Light Pulls Label With Message That Sparked Backlash

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Bud Light was touted as "the perfect beer for removing 'no' from your vocabulary." But that's precisely the word that occurred to many people who saw it.

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In Nepal, A Flood Of People Leave Capital To Return Home

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Reporting from the quake's epicenter, NPR's Julie McCarthy says, "When we arrived last night, you could feel the ground shaking constantly. It felt like Jello and it lasted through the evening."

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Baltimore Update: A Forceful Mom And A Fan-Free Baseball Game

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

In a first, the Orioles plan to play an MLB game without an audience, and a woman who yanked her son away from potential trouble is making headlines.

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Supreme Court Hears Challenge To 4 States' Same-Sex-Marriage Ban

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Justice Scalia asked whether ministers would be able to refuse to marry two gay men. Justice Alito asked, why not marry four gay men together?

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