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Bill Chappell

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Facing A Toxic Dump In South Africa, He Cleaned Up

Monday, July 14, 2014

Desmond D'Sa fought a landfill that took over a beautiful valley and sickened residents with its awful smell. He lost his job but won the battle — and the Goldman Environmental Prize.

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Sweet Deal? Chocolatier Lindt Buys Russell Stover

Monday, July 14, 2014

The purchase would make the combined company the No. 3 chocolate maker in North America. The deal's value is estimated at around $1.5 billion.

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How 'Ching Chong' Became The Go-To Slur For Mocking East Asians

Monday, July 14, 2014

Spoiler alert: Like many bad things in life, some of the first usages of the slur that we could find are from children's rhymes.

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Israel Shoots Down Drone As Clash With Hamas Continues

Monday, July 14, 2014

One week after violence broke out between Israel and militants in Gaza, the Palestinian death toll is being reported at 172; no Israelis have reportedly died in the fighting.

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Teaching 4-Year-Olds To Feel Better

Monday, July 14, 2014

A big national study of Head Start programs shows that focusing on preschoolers' social and emotional skills can help them better engage in learning.

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Costa Concordia Cruise Ship Floats Again, After 2 Years

Monday, July 14, 2014

Salvage workers plan to move the Costa Condordia from the spot of its deadly wreck off the Italian coast this week. The ship will eventually be used for scrap.

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Firemen's Ball Ushers In France's Bastille Day

Monday, July 14, 2014

On this day in 1789, crowds stormed the Bastille prison, where the king kept his enemies. The monarchy was overthrown in a revolution.

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Border Patrol Ceases Flying Migrants To San Diego

Friday, July 11, 2014

The practice came under fire last week, when opponents prevented two buses holding detained migrants from entering a Border Patrol facility in Murrieta, Calif.

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LeBron James Will Return To The Cleveland Cavaliers

Friday, July 11, 2014

The NBA star will play for the Cavaliers next season. He opted out of his contract with the Heat after spending four seasons in Miami.

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Fly Like An Eagle: Site Picks The Best Aerial Drone Photos

Friday, July 11, 2014

An eagle soars above a park in Indonesia. A waterfall in Mexico is seen from high above. Those are two of the best images taken by aerial drones, according to an online contest.

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Liverpool Unloads 'The Biter,' Sending Suarez To Barca For $128 Million

Friday, July 11, 2014

Luis Suarez, the Uruguayan punished for biting an opponent during the World Cup, is moving to Barcelona. The team reached terms with Liverpool in a transfer widely reported at more than $128 million.

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Dozens Of Ukrainian Troops Reportedly Killed By Militants

Friday, July 11, 2014

Separatists in the east used a rocket-launching system in an attack that one officials said killed as many as 30 government troops. The strike comes after days of steady gains by Ukrainian forces.

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Israel And Hamas Keep Up Attacks, Ignoring Calls For Peace

Friday, July 11, 2014

In Israel, a rocket hits a gas station, setting it on fire and causing several injuries; in Gaza, the Health Ministry says more than 100 Palestinians have been killed.

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Wham! McIlroy Tees Off, Reaches Green On 436-Yard Hole

Thursday, July 10, 2014

On the first day of the Scottish Open, Rory McIlroy sets a course record at Royal Aberdeen, with the help of an epic drive.

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HBO And 'Game Of Thrones' Haul In The Most Emmy Nominations

Thursday, July 10, 2014

HBO got 99 nominations for the 2014 Emmy Awards, the most of any network. HBO's Game of Thrones got 19 nominations, one ahead of FX's miniseries Fargo.

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Israel's Netanyahu Says No Cease-Fire In Gaza

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says a cease-fire with Hamas is "not even on the agenda," as the U.N. Security Council prepared for a special session on the renewed violence.

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Kurdish Leaders Boycott Iraqi Government Meetings

Thursday, July 10, 2014

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused Kurds of sheltering terrorists and Saddam Hussein loyalists. Kurdish ministers withdrew from meetings, calling on Maliki to resign.

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Hackers In China Reportedly Targeted U.S. Federal Workers

Thursday, July 10, 2014

According to a report in The New York Times, hackers accessed U.S. government databases in March and apparently targeted files on employees who have applied for top-secret security clearances.

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What Happens When Israeli Mourners Visit A Palestinian Family

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The scene was predictably awkward, even painfully so. But as NPR's Ari Shapiro reported for today's Morning Edition, the visit also brought a moment of grace for many of those involved.

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Flop Life: What If We All Acted Like We Were In The World Cup?

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

A new parody video depicts people gently bumping into one another in normal settings such as cafes and groceries — but with calamitous results.

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