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Bill Chappell

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Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Dies; Witnessed A New Era

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has died, according to his state TV. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud was 90 years old; when he was born, Saudi Arabia was not a country, let alone an oil-producing power.

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'I Have No Idea' Of Footballs' Condition, The Patriots' Brady Says

Thursday, January 22, 2015

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he didn't give the game balls a thought during Sunday's win over the Indianapolis Colts. "I didn't alter the ball in any way," he said.

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Jeff Gordon Says 2015 Will Be His Last Full NASCAR Season

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Gordon announced today that he won't race full-time after this year. Now 43, Gordon has been part of competitive racing since he was 5 years old.

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House Approves Bill That Would Bar Federal Funding For Abortions

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A bill that would prohibit using federal money to pay for "any abortion" or for "health benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortion" has been approved by the House.

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Rare And 'Horrific': Frilled Shark Startles Fishermen In Australia

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The frilled shark's roots are traced to 80 million years ago. Its prehistoric origins are obvious in its primitive body; nearly all of the rare animal's closest relatives are long extinct.

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Google Is Said To Be Preparing Its Own Mobile Wireless Service

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Google plans to launch a new mobile phone service that it will sell directly to U.S. consumers, according to technology site The Information and other news outlets.

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Justice Dept. Will Reportedly Clear Ferguson Police Officer In Brown Case

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Justice Department is poised to declare that former police officer Darren Wilson should not face civil rights charges over the death of Michael Brown, sources tell NPR.

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Soccer Players End Lawsuit Over Artificial Turf At Women's World Cup

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The suit accused the organizers of discrimination, saying elite men's teams would never be forced to play on an artificial surface instead of natural grass. The plaintiffs included Abby Wambach.

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The Obamas' Guests For The 2015 State Of The Union Address

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

President Obama's guest list for tonight's speech includes Alan Gross, who was freed from a Cuban prison in December. Other guests include a veteran, a police officer and a climate scientist.

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'Tonight, We Turn The Page': Obama Lays Out 2015 Agenda

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

"It has been, and still is, a hard time for many" Americans, President Obama said in Tuesday night's State of the Union address. "But tonight, we turn the page."

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Paddle Boarder Who Wanted To See Orcas Gets An Up-Close Look

Monday, January 19, 2015

A pod of five orcas swam around — and even under — Rich German while he stood on his paddle board off of Laguna Beach, Calif. He videotaped the encounter.

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NFL's Wilfork Lifts Driver Out Of Crashed Car, Hours After AFC Title Game

Monday, January 19, 2015

Massachusetts State Police say New England defensive tackle Vince Wilfork stopped at an accident Sunday night and helped lift a woman out of a crashed car "with one hand."

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Origin Unknown: Study Says Blast Of Radio Waves Came From Outside Our Galaxy

Monday, January 19, 2015

Scientists call them "fast radio bursts," or FRBs, mysterious pulses of radio waves coming from far, far away. Researchers in Australia say they've observed one in real time.

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Prosecutor Who Accused Argentine President Of Cover-Up Is Found Dead

Monday, January 19, 2015

The federal prosecutor was found dead from a gunshot wound, one day before he was to testify about an alleged cover-up after a deadly terrorist bombing at a Jewish center in Argentina.

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NFL Investigates Reports Of Deflated Balls After Patriots Rout Colts

Monday, January 19, 2015

In wet and slippery conditions, an under-inflated ball could be easier to grip and catch. Quarterback Tom Brady calls the allegations "ridiculous."

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Boy Says He Didn't Go To Heaven; Publisher Says It Will Pull Book

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The young man at the center of The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven, Alex Malarkey, said this week that the story behind the 2010 book was all made up.

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Oklahoma Executes An Inmate For First Time Since Lethal Injection Disaster In April

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Charles Frederick Warner's execution had been postponed while Oklahoma revamped its drug combination and procedures.

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Pizza Delivery Driver Won't Be Fired For Shooting Robbery Suspect

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A Papa John's driver who shot a robbery suspect in the face will not be fired, despite her violation of the company's policy against employees carrying guns. The employee will now work inside a store.

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Hero Of Kosher Grocery Siege Will Become A French Citizen

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Like Amedy Coulibaly, the man who authorities say carried out the deadly attack in Paris, Lassana Bathily is a Muslim with ties to Mali. Last week, he saved several people from Coulibaly.

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Obama Shifts Federal Sick-Leave Rules, Urges Congress To Follow

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Federal workers can take an advance of up to six weeks of sick leave under a new policy unveiled Thursday. The White House is urging Congress to make paid sick leave mandatory.

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