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Bill Chappell

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Solar Bike Path Opens This Week In The Netherlands

Monday, November 10, 2014

Integrating solar panels into a bike commuter path, a special roadway outside Amsterdam will generate power that's then funneled into the national energy grid.

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Two Striking Photos From Today's APEC Meetings

Monday, November 10, 2014

The forum's first day has already brought us interesting images. In one, the leaders of China and Japan reflect their countries' unease; in another, world leaders dress alike.

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In China, Obama Touts Visa Deal, Progress On Free-Trade Pact

Monday, November 10, 2014

Under a new agreement, the U.S. and China will extend visas from the current one-year term to five and 10 years. President Obama is in China for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.

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Bombing At Nigerian High School Kills Dozens

Monday, November 10, 2014

As many as 48 students reportedly died in the attack came during a morning assembly Monday. It's being blamed on the insurgent group Boko Haram.

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This Is An Orchestra Under The Influence Of Chili Peppers

Friday, November 07, 2014

Each musician ate one of "the world's hottest chili peppers" whole, before continuing to play a famous tango.

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Loretta Lynch To Be Nominated As Next U.S. Attorney General

Friday, November 07, 2014

A lead federal prosecutor in New York City, Lynch will be introduced by President Obama at the White House on Saturday. Her office has handled old-school Mafia busts, cutting edge cybercrime and more.

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Dallas Ebola Monitoring Period Ends With An All-Clear

Friday, November 07, 2014

In Texas, more than 100 people had been monitored for the 21-day period that marks Ebola's incubation period.

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U.S. Will Send Up To 1,500 More Military Personnel To Iraq

Friday, November 07, 2014

The new personnel will serve "in a non-combat role to train, advise, and assist Iraqi Security Forces, including Kurdish forces," White House press secretary Josh Earnest says.

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Donor Gives Los Angeles Museum Art Worth $500 Million

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Billionaire Jerry Perenchio will donate works by masters such as Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, René Magritte and Pablo Picasso.

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Rubik's Cube, Bubbles And Green Army Men Join Toy Hall Of Fame

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Four well-loved toys are inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame, beating out fellow nominees such as the Operation skill game and Fisher-Price Little People.

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Gay-Marriage Bans Are Upheld In 4 States By Circuit Court

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Bans on same-sex marriage in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee were confirmed by a federal court Thursday, reversing lower courts' decisions.

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New Star Wars Movie Is Called 'The Force Awakens,' Disney Says

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Before today, it was known only as Episode VII. Set decades after Return of the Jedi, the new installment will feature some of the same cast as the 1983 film.

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Ebola Cases Seen Declining In Liberia, WHO Says In New Update

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

There are currently 13,042 confirmed or suspected cases of the deadly Ebola virus in six countries, the World Health Organization says.

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49ers Running Back Retires From NFL, Without Playing A Snap

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Running back Marcus Lattimore, 23, retired from the NFL Wednesday. He says he chose a higher quality of life, citing a lingering knee injury. Lattimore reportedly has a $1.7 million insurance policy.

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Obama Cites 'A Moment For Reflection' In Election Results

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Speaking one day after his party lost control of the Senate to the Republican Party, President Obama says he's not "mopey" over the trouncing Democrats endured but rather energized.

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McConnell Says 'Senate Needs To Be Fixed,' Discussing GOP Gains

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

One day after the GOP took control of Congress, presumptive Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Republicans are willing to work with President Obama on some issues.

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GMO Labeling: Colorado Voters Reject Food Measure; Maui Voters Approve

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

While more than half of U.S. states have contemplated similar GMO legislation, the only one that has come close to requiring a label is Vermont.

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Newly Released 'Fast And Furious' Documents Include A Slam On Issa

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Several details already have become the center of conversations, including one email in which outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder criticizes Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and his "idiot cronies."

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Governors' Races: Scott Beats Crist In Florida, Quinn Loses In Illinois

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Arkansas voters elected Republican Asa Hutchinson as their new governor. And in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker has won re-election, defeating Democrat Mary Burke.

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Marijuana Votes: Oregon And D.C. Legalize; Florida Says No To Medical

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Florida's medical marijuana ballot measure fell short of the 60 percent approval required. Oregon voters approved Measure 91, allowing legalization. Alaska also has a legalization ballot measure.

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