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Bill Chappell

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Solar-Powered Plane's Japan-Hawaii Flight Is Postponed

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Solar Impulse, an aircraft that generates power solely from the sun's energy, will leave on a trip of some 115 hours between Nagoya, Japan, and Hawaii.

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NASA Flummoxed By Dwarf Planet's Bright Spots, 'Pyramid-Shaped Peak'

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The view captured by the Dawn spacecraft this month "shows even more small spots in the crater than were previously visible," NASA says.

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James Horner, A Giant Among Movie Music Composers, Is Dead, Agents Say

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A single-engine plane registered to Horner crashed on Monday in an area 60 miles from Santa Barbara, Calif. There were no survivors.

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Gov. Haley Announces New Push To Remove Confederate Flag In S.C.

Monday, June 22, 2015

South Carolina's most prominent political leaders say it's time for their state to stop flying the Confederate battle flag on the grounds of its Statehouse.

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'We Are Not Cured': Obama Discusses Racism In America With Marc Maron

Monday, June 22, 2015

In the wake of last week's killing of nine black church members in Charleston, President Obama talks about the status of race relations in a conversation on the WTF with Marc Maron podcast.

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Confederate Flag 'Has To Come Down' In S.C., NAACP Leader Says

Friday, June 19, 2015

Calling Wednesday's killing of nine black church members in Charleston, S.C., a hate crime, the head of the NAACP says it's not appropriate for South Carolina to keep flying the Confederate flag.

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Doctors, Nurses Among 243 Charged In Million-Dollar Medicare Schemes

Friday, June 19, 2015

One doctor alone is accused of causing nearly $23 million in fraud losses, including "over 1,000 expensive power wheelchairs ... that were not medically necessary and often not provided."

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'They Will Strafe You,' Bird Expert Says Of Seattle's Dive-Bombing Crows

Friday, June 19, 2015

"We had crows literally come down and tap me on the head, trying to scare me," a man says of crows that aggressively swoop at humans.

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Kids' Art Show Takes Over 2 Billboards In Times Square

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Through the weekend, art by 23 public school students will be seen on two large billboards in the heart of New York City.

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'Mother Emanuel' Church Suffers A New Loss In Charleston

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The church that was the scene of Wednesday's mass shooting has survived a string of challenges, from racism to an earthquake. Emanuel took its current name at the end of the Civil War.

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Worms Know What's Up — And Now Scientists Know Why

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

In what researchers say is a first, they've discovered the neuron in worms that detects Earth's magnetic field. They say the worms have microscopic antenna-shaped sensors to help orient themselves.

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Boy Who Lost Stuffed Tiger At Airport Finds Tiger Stayed Very Busy

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

After he was found by a Tampa airport's janitorial crew, a stuffed tiger named Hobbes was taken out for some gelato and on a behind-the-scenes tour of the airport.

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Honor System Exploited On Scottish Island That Had Been Crime-Free

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Locals say it's the first theft on the island in decades. Items ranging from wool hats to candy and cosmetics were taken from a shop next to Canna's pier.

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First Watch: The Weepies, 'No Trouble'

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A folk duo uses parkour — yes, parkour featuring folkies — in this powerful new video.

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Neil Young Is Displeased That Donald Trump Was 'Rockin' In The Free World'

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

When Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he's running for president, the soundtrack at the rally was Neil Young's "Rockin' in the Free World," which was played loudly and repeatedly.

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French Postal Service Delivers Letter 138 Years Late

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

On January 27, 1877, a person in France posted a letter. This year, the great-granddaughter of the intended recipient opened it to find an order for yarn. The letter was marked: high-speed delivery.

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Storm Pours More Rain On Drenched Texas

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Tropical Storm Bill is now a tropical depression. It's churning along a path through Waco and Dallas-Fort Worth, areas with lakes and rivers that already have been swollen with recent heavy rains.

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University Of Cambridge To Hire Lego Professor

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The school got money for the position from the Lego Foundation. Whoever gets the job will lead a research department that studies the role of play in education.

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Man Who Jumped White House Fence Sentenced to 17 Months In Prison

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Omar Gonzalez, 43, has been in prison since last September, when he ran onto the grounds of the presidential residence and entered a White House door on a Friday evening.

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Baseball Hacking: FBI Is Looking Into Possible St. Louis Attack On Houston Astros

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The breach occurred last year and centered on proprietary information about players and team operations. MLB's commissioner says the league is cooperating and will act when the inquiry is complete.

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