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Bill Chappell

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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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Fight For The Senate: Republicans Take Control, Adding 7 Seats

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

The Republicans will control both chambers of Congress next year. And in Virginia, a race between Democratic incumbent Mark Warner and Republican Ed Gillespie is coming down to the wire.

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How To Follow NPR's Coverage Of Tonight's Midterm Elections

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Here's a guide to keeping up to date on the night's events, on NPR and its member stations.

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2015 Emoji Update Will Include More Diverse Skin Tones

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

The Unicode Consortium had previously backed only one skin color, a yellow-orange tone it considered generic. But the group threw away that approach after a wide call for more variety.

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Federal Judge Overturns Kansas Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Today's injunction takes effect in one week, depending on whether the state appeals. The judge in the case said the state's ban on marriage between people of the same sex violates the 14th Amendment.

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Invasive Bug Prompts Quarantine In Pennsylvania Townships

Monday, November 03, 2014

The spotted lanternfly has officially arrived in the U.S., and leaders in Pennsylvania are hoping it won't be staying long.

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Daylight Saving Time No More: Clocks Fall Back

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Get ready for some early sunsets. At 2 a.m. Sunday morning, U.S. clocks moved one hour backward, officially ending Daylight Saving Time.

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Dallas Nurse Who Survived Ebola Gets Her Dog Back

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Nina Pham, the nurse who became the first person to contract the deadly Ebola virus on American soil, was reunited with her dog after the animal left quarantine in Dallas Saturday.

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40 Is The New Cute: Hello Kitty Celebrates Birthday

Saturday, November 01, 2014

The milestone inspired a Hello Kitty Con in Los Angeles this week. But the largest fete was in Tokyo, where parent company Sanrio put on a parade and other events.

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National Blackout: Bangladesh Hit By Massive Power Outage

Saturday, November 01, 2014

The blackout struck around 11:30 a.m. Saturday, after a connection that brings power in from India tripped. Most of the country's more than 160 million people were without power for hours.

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Three Years In Prison For Egyptian Men In Purported Gay Marriage Video

Saturday, November 01, 2014

The event included the presentation of a ring and a cake featuring two of the men. After a video was posted online, one site asked, "Is This Egypt's First Gay Marriage?"

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Boko Haram Says Kidnapped Girls Are Now 'Married'

Saturday, November 01, 2014

The Nigerian extremist group says more than 200 girls it kidnapped from a school in April have been married to fighters. The group also denies stories that it has reached a cease fire deal.

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Firm Buys Big Bike-Share Service; Expansion And Higher Rates Seen

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Announcing the deal today, Alta said it would expand its service and raise the annual fee to $149 for its New York customers. The company also operates in other large cities.

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Thieves Tunnel Into Indian Bank Vault โ€” From Across The Street

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

When a bank in northern India opened for business Monday, the staff was surprised to find the strongroom breached from underground. Local media say the crime resembles a movie plot.

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