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°F The heat continues, with highs expected to hit the lower 90s. Hear what this means for four very different New Yorkers.

Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Commuter Train Derails After Hitting Vehicle In Southern California

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Several Metrolink train cars were thrown onto their sides after a powerful collision near Oxnard, Calif. More than 50 people were onboard.

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VA Secretary Apologizes For Making Special Forces Claim

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The story drew attention late Monday, weeks after McDonald, an Army veteran and West Point graduate, said he had served in the U.S. Special Forces during a conversation with a homeless man.

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Separatists In Ukraine Say They're Pulling Heavy Weapons Back

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

In a claim that's meeting with skepticism in Kiev, Russian-backed separatists say they've started to withdraw heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine, as required by a recent cease-fire.

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ISIS Reportedly Abducts Dozens Of Christians In Syria

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The mass abduction took place in rural villages in a portion of Syria that's less than 150 miles west of Mosul, Iraq, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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Marijuana Is Now Legal In Alaska, The 3rd U.S. State With Legal Pot

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The new law means people over age 21 can consume small amounts of pot — if they can find it. It's still illegal to sell marijuana in Alaska.

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12 Feet: A Soaring New Broad Jump Record Is Set At NFL Combine

Monday, February 23, 2015

If you're ever standing near Byron Jones when he jumps, you might want to stay well back. On Monday, the cornerback flew more than 12 feet from a standing start.

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Honda's President Resigns, After A Troubled Year For Carmaker

Monday, February 23, 2015

Takanobu Ito, who has led Honda since 2009, will leave his post in June, giving way to Takahiro Hachigo, an executive who began his career as an engineer.

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The Oscars: What People Are Saying The Day After

Monday, February 23, 2015

From civil rights to immigration and health issues such as Alzheimer's and Lou Gehrig's diseases, advocacy was a big part of last night's show. Here's what people are saying about it Monday.

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Ukraine Says It Can't Withdraw Weapons, Citing Attacks During Truce

Monday, February 23, 2015

Noting deadly attacks by Russian-backed separatists who have renewed a push near the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine says it can't withdraw heavy weapons from the front lines.

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Batter Up, Already: MLB Tries To Speed Up The 2015 Season

Friday, February 20, 2015

In the 2015 season, baseball fans can expect to see new clocks ticking down the seconds in MLB stadiums — and for batters to keep at least one foot in the batter's box more often.

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Virginia's Former First Lady Maureen McDonnell Sentenced To 1 Year In Prison

Friday, February 20, 2015

Last fall, a federal jury found McDonnell and her husband guilty in a corruption trial that hinged on taking gifts and loans from a vitamin entrepreneur in exchange for favors.

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Canadian Lawmaker Uses 'Tight Underwear' Excuse To Explain Absence

Friday, February 20, 2015

Blaming his absence during a vote on too-small underwear that makes him uncomfortable, a member of Canada's House of Commons earns applause from his colleagues.

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Greece Reaches Deal With EU To Extend Loan Terms

Friday, February 20, 2015

Athens gets an extension of four months on the terms of the EU bailout, ending for the short-term the danger that it will default and be forced out of the Eurozone.

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U.S.: Major Offensive Planned Against ISIS In Mosul This Spring

Friday, February 20, 2015

Looking to take back a city with strategic and symbolic value, the Iraqi military is preparing to launch an offensive against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, a U.S. military official says.

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At Baseball's Spring Training, Giants' Bochy Has Heart Surgery

Friday, February 20, 2015

For defending champions the San Francisco Giants, the excitement of spring training is tempered by concern for manager Bruce Bochy, who underwent heart surgery Thursday.

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Obama Calls Idea That The West Is At War With Islam 'An Ugly Lie'

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The president told a summit on violent extremism that it's crucial to change the narrative about the intersection of religion, particularly Islam, and modern society.

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Hot KISS Buns Are Headed For Store Shelves In Japan

Thursday, February 19, 2015

They're dark and intense — and starting next week, a limited number of them will be sold in stores in Japan. Official name? Spicy Chili Tomatoman.

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Ousted Thai Leader Charged With Negligence, Could Face Jail

Thursday, February 19, 2015

If she's found guilty of negligence, former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra could be jailed for 10 years. She was removed from office last May.

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Ukraine Update: Fighting Shifts To Mariupol; A Call For U.N. Peacekeepers

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Ukraine says that in the past 24 hours alone, 14 of its soldiers have died and 172 were injured. The leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia are trying to salvage a cease-fire.

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Greece Seeks To Extend Eurozone Loans, As Deadline Looms

Thursday, February 19, 2015

With the bailout package that has kept Greece's economy afloat set to expire in just over a week, the country has formally asked Eurozone members for a six-month extension.

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