Bill Chappell

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At 56, Peggy Whitson Becomes Oldest Female Astronaut

Sunday, November 20, 2016

On the mission, she's projected to once again become the U.S. astronaut with the most time spent in orbit.

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Germany's Angela Merkel Says She'll Run For Fourth Term In 2017

Sunday, November 20, 2016

"This election will be even more difficult than those we have had before as we are facing a strong polarization," says Chancellor Merkel, 62.

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Ret. Army Gen. Jack Keane Says He Declined Offer To Be Defense Secretary

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Retired four-star general Jack Keane tells NPR that he declined Trump's offer for personal reasons — and that he recommended retired generals James Mattis and David Petraeus for the job.

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N.C. Challenger To Gov. McCrory Remains In Lead As Final Ballots Counted

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Attorney General Roy Cooper, a Democrat, leads the Republican incumbent by 6,600 votes, with both candidates hovering just below the 49 percent mark.

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Swastikas Are Painted At Adam Yauch Park In NYC — But Kids Win The Day

Saturday, November 19, 2016

One day after vandals hit their playground at Brooklyn's Adam Yauch Park, kids took it back, adorning a make-believe train with hearts and flowers. The park will host a rally Sunday.

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'Misinformation' On Facebook: Zuckerberg Lists Ways Of Fighting Fake News

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Computer detection of potentially false stories; labeling news that might be false; cutting ad revenue: Those are steps Facebook could use to combat fake news.

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U.S. 'Hasn't Gone Too Fast' In Globalization, Obama Says In Berlin Visit

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Acknowledging a "bumpy phase" in politics, President Obama says a majority of Americans are comfortable with the pace of globalization. But, he adds, "Democracy is hard work."

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Clapper Resigns As Director Of National Intelligence

Thursday, November 17, 2016

James Clapper, 75, told a House panel "it felt really good" to be stepping down. A spokesperson said it was not "designed to register protest or a lack of confidence in the incoming administration."

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Closest Supermoon Since 1948 Arrives Monday: Tips On Seeing And Photographing It

Sunday, November 13, 2016

It's the nearest supermoon in almost 70 years — and we won't see another like it until 2034. You have three chances to see the moon at its biggest, on Sunday and Monday.

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Donald Trump Says He'll Deport 2-3 Million People Once In Office

Sunday, November 13, 2016

In his first prolonged interview since the election, President-elect Donald Trump promised to keep campaign pledges on immigration and to keep some parts of Obamacare. He also addressed other pledges.

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Leon Russell Dies; Southern Rock Legend Was 74

Sunday, November 13, 2016

A native of Oklahoma, Russell's talents gave him the unique ability to span country and gospel, blues and rock.

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Severe Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Off New Zealand's Coast

Sunday, November 13, 2016

"There is a threat of land inundation for the East Coast of New Zealand," the country's emergency agency said Sunday.

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Sharbat Gula, Subject Of Iconic 'National Geographic' Photo, Will Travel To India

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Now in her 40s, Sharbat Gula suffers from hepatitis C and is poised to travel to Bangalore to receive treatment, Afghan officials say.

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Anti-Trump Demonstrations Continue; Man Shoots Protester In Portland

Saturday, November 12, 2016

The shooting took place during a protest march on the Morrison Bridge, where officials say that the suspect, who was in a vehicle, had a confrontation with a protester.

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Mistrial: Cincinnati Jury Deadlocks Over Police Officer's Killing Of Black Motorist

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Judge Megan Shanahan accepted the deadlock Saturday morning, several days after deliberations began. Former officer Ray Tensing had claimed he was being dragged by the car.

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Explosion Kills 4 Americans At Bagram Airfield, Largest NATO Base In Afghanistan

Saturday, November 12, 2016

NATO says at least 17 people were wounded in the suicide bombing attack — the second on a foreign installation in Afghanistan in the past week.

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Parades, Memories And Appreciation: Veterans Day 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

A sampling of Veterans Day stories from NPR and its member stations hints at the breadth of the military community, and the wide range of veterans' experiences.

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Russia Moves To Block LinkedIn Over Personal Data Storage Location

Friday, November 11, 2016

LinkedIn has more than 433 million members in 200 countries, including Russia — but it doesn't have offices there.

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Dead Man Wins City Election In California; Female Rival Calls Foul

Thursday, November 10, 2016

A prominent city councilman had urged voters to re-elect Gary Ernst rather than challenger Nadine Scott — despite Ernst's death in September.

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Toy Hall Of Fame: Dungeons & Dragons, Little People Honored; So Are Swings

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Care Bears didn't make the cut; neither did Transformers or Uno. But it's a good day for Little People, first produced by Fisher-Price in 1959.

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