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Bill Chappell

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Son Of Late Snake-Handling Pastor Is Bitten By Rattlesnake

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Months after taking over for his father as the leader of a Pentecostal church, Cody Coots was bitten this week. His father, Jamie, died of a poisonous snake bite in February.

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In NBC Interview, Snowden Says He Was 'Trained As A Spy'

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Targeting what he calls "misleading" statements about his work for the U.S., former NSA contractor Edward Snowden tells NBC's Brian Williams he "was trained as a spy" and lived under a false name.

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Google's New Car Lacks A Steering Wheel (And Brakes)

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The tech company built three prototypes from scratch, creating compact cars that look like they're on an extreme no-options diet. For now, their top speed is 25 mph.

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Ukraine Promises To Crush Insurgency; Chechnya Denies Sending Troops

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Chechnya's leader says the country hasn't sent fighters to join rebels in eastern Ukraine, denying a charge that gained substance when Chechens were reportedly found after recent fighting.

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Florida's IQ Limit For Death Penalty Isn't Constitutional, Supreme Court Says

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

In a reversal of a state court, the justices say Florida's rule ignores norms in the psychiatric profession. The opinion also cites the Eighth Amendment barring cruel and unusual punishment.

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Soldiers Arrest Thai Politician As He Speaks Out Against Coup

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

A former minister of Thailand's ousted Cabinet was detained Tuesday at a news conference. The arrest comes as ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is released.

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Ukraine Retakes Airport, After Airstrikes And Dozens Of Deaths

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Violent clashes erupted Monday and Tuesday; at least 35 people have died. Government forces launched an operation at the airport one day after Ukraine's national elections.

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Nigerian Officials Say They've Located Missing Girls

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

More than 200 girls who were abducted by militants in Nigeria's northeast have been located โ€” but Nigeria's military says it's too risky to try to free them by force.

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The Man Who Brought G.I. Joe To Children Dies At 86

Monday, May 26, 2014

Donald Levine brought the first G.I. Joe action figures to U.S. shelves 50 years ago after rejecting other possible names for military figures, like Salty the Sailor.

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Parents Of Elliot Rodger Heard Of Attack As They Tried To Stop Him

Monday, May 26, 2014

The 22-year-old's parents were rushing to stop him from hurting anyone Friday night when they heard news of a shooting and feared their son was involved.

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White House Mistakenly Blows Cover Of CIA Officer In Afghanistan

Monday, May 26, 2014

A list of U.S. officials who briefed President Obama on his surprise trip to Bagram air base in Afghanistan this weekend inadvertently included the name of the agency's station chief in Kabul.

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Dad Catches Son's Home Run Ball At Minor League Game

Monday, May 26, 2014

Conrad Gregor thanked his parents for making a five-hour drive to watch him play by driving a home run over the wall to where his father was standing.

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Ukraine's Poroshenko Says He'll Restore Peace In East

Monday, May 26, 2014

Ukraine's projected new president Petro Poroshenko welcomed his victory Monday by pledging to speed up operations to quell pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

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Seeking A Boost: Italy To Include Cocaine Sales In GDP Numbers

Friday, May 23, 2014

In an attempt to improve Italy's debt ratio, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says the country will include illegal drug sales and prostitution when it figures its gross domestic product.

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Tom Rush's Rite Of Passage Song

Friday, May 23, 2014

The folk singer's rendition of "Child's Song" takes on special significance during graduation season.

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Reports: Clippers Owner Sterling Agrees To Sell Team

Friday, May 23, 2014

Donald Sterling has agreed to let his wife negotiate a deal to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, according to reports. Sterling was banned for life by the NBA for making racist remarks.

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Tonight's New 'Giraffes' Meteor Shower Could Be A Great One

Friday, May 23, 2014

Astronomers say an all-new meteor shower could put on a show for much of the U.S., starting as early as 10:30 p.m. ET Friday. The Camelopardalids shower is named after the giraffe constellation.

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VIDEO: Baby Falls From Ledge, Is Caught By Man In Street

Friday, May 23, 2014

A 1-year-old boy who apparently was looking for his mother climbed out onto a window ledge. People in the street below noticed and sprang into action.

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Canada Loses Fight Against EU Ban On Seal Products

Friday, May 23, 2014

The WTO has rejected Canada's appeal of a ban keeping pelts and other products from the country's seal hunt from being imported into Europe. The ban was brought on moral grounds, the EU says.

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Mortar Attack Hits Election Rally In Syria, Killing 21

Friday, May 23, 2014

Activists say that after the attack, warplanes dropped leaflets with a message to rebels: "You have 10 hours to surrender: either leave your arms and return to the bosom of the nation, or go to hell."

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