Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Banksy Customizes A West Bank Hotel, Offering Rooms With A View Of Wall

Friday, March 03, 2017

In one of the reclusive artist's most elaborate installations to date, a hotel becomes a blend of well-appointed getaway and art gallery.

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Smog In Western U.S. Starts Out As Pollution In Asia, Researchers Say

Friday, March 03, 2017

By tripling their emission of pollutants, Asian countries have contributed as much as 65 percent of a rise in ozone levels in the western U.S., scientists say.

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Kansas Isn't Spending Enough On Its Schools, State's High Court Says

Thursday, March 02, 2017

The current funding system can't "have all Kansas public education students meet or exceed the minimum constitutional standards of adequacy," justices rule.

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EU Parliament Seeks To Reinstate Visas For American Travelers

Thursday, March 02, 2017

The U.S. currently requires citizens of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania to obtain visas before visiting.

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Trump Calls Dems' Criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions A Witch Hunt

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

The tweets come after the AG said he won't take part in probes of links between the campaign and Russian officials. Sessions spoke with the ambassador but testified at a Senate hearing that he hadn't.

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Gunshot Rings Out As France's President Hollande Speaks

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

French President Francois Hollande was inaugurating a high-speed rail line when the loud crack of gunfire was heard. Local officials say it came from a police sniper, who fired by mistake.

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Racist Assault At A Child's Birthday Party Yields Long Prison Terms In Georgia

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The defendants, who have three children together, wept as a judge sentenced them to a combined 19 years in prison for their role in a white supremacist group's rampage.

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3 Die And 2 Survive After Plane Crashes Into Homes East Of LA

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The survivors — two women in their late 30s or early 40s — were ejected from the plane and into the house, leading to initial confusion among rescuers.

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Bomb Threats Made Against Jewish Community Centers In 11 States

Monday, February 27, 2017

"My instincts tell me this is all part of a coordinated effort," an Ann Arbor police detective tells Michigan Public Radio, discussing threats made in the city.

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Father Of Navy SEAL Killed In Yemen Raid Has Harsh Words For Trump

Monday, February 27, 2017

"I told them I didn't want to make a scene about it, but my conscience wouldn't let me talk to him," says William Owens of the chance to meet President Trump. Owens' son died in a raid in Yemen.

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Minus The U.S., Asian Economic Powers Meet To Form Trade Deal

Monday, February 27, 2017

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, seen as China's response to the rival TPP, has benefited from a shift in American politics.

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71 Degrees In February: Temperatures In Boston And Buffalo Rewrite Record Book

Friday, February 24, 2017

An all-time high temperature for February was recorded in Boston. After breaking a 111-year-old mark for this day, Buffalo, N.Y., also equaled its record high for the month.

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Google Spinoff Sues Uber, Saying Leader Of Autonomous Vehicle Unit Stole Key Designs

Friday, February 24, 2017

Waymo, the company that began as Google's self-driving-car project, says a former manager "took extraordinary efforts to raid Waymo's design server and then conceal his activities."

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Kansas Man Arrested In Shooting That Reportedly Targeted Foreigners

Friday, February 24, 2017

Two of the victims are originally from India; their assailant was reportedly heard yelling "get out of my country" just before opening fire. The FBI has joined the investigation.

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The Small North Carolina Town That Wants To Dissolve Itself

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Unwilling to impose a property tax and unable to offer services beyond streetlights, the town council in Centerville, N.C., is working to repeal its charter.

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Fight For Mosul Moves Westward And Centers On City's Airport

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Inside western Mosul, a resident tells NPR that ISIS has forced residents to knock holes in their houses to create tunnels for the militants to use.

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SpaceX Cargo Craft Is Now In Space Station's Grip, One Day After Aborted Docking

Thursday, February 23, 2017

NASA had originally planned for the Dragon craft to reach the space station three days ago. It's carrying crew supplies and a range of scientific experiments.

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Citing 'Racial Stereotype,' Supreme Court Says Texas Inmate Can Appeal Death Sentence

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Chief Justice John Roberts calls the case "a perfect storm" of circumstances that culminated in a lower court "making a decision on life or death on the basis of race."

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Seijun Suzuki, Director Of Delirious Thrillers, Dies At Age 93

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

These days, Suzuki's Branded to Kill is widely seen as a masterpiece; when he made the absurdist thriller in 1967, he was fired.

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North Korean Diplomat Joins List Of Suspects In Kim Jong Nam's Death

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

It's the latest twist in the inquiry into the killing of Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother, who died 10 days ago shortly after being approached by two women at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

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