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Bill Chappell

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After $4.75 Million Auction, Watson Will Get Nobel Medal Back

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

"In my opinion, a situation in which an outstanding scientist has to sell a medal recognizing his achievements is unacceptable," says Russian business tycoon Alisher Usmanov.

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Bob Dylan, In New Album, Will Cover Frank Sinatra

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

But Dylan in a statement said he doesn't see himself as "covering these songs in any way." Instead, he said he and his band are "uncovering them." Shadows in the Night will be released Feb. 3

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Nut Rumpus Prompts Korean Airline Exec To Apologize And Resign

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Cho Hyun-ah, whose family runs Korean Air, forced a Korea-bound jet to return to a New York terminal so she could eject its cabin crew chief over the presentation of macadamia nuts.

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NFL Quarterback Cam Newton Injures Back In Car Crash

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The player suffered two fractures in his lower back when a truck he was driving flipped several times on a bridge close to his team's stadium in downtown Charlotte.

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NASA Photos Show New Signs Of A Lake On Mars

Monday, December 08, 2014

The water and sediment flow might have been massive enough to build a mountain, NASA researchers say.

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New York City Council Will Weigh Ban On Horse-Drawn Carriages

Monday, December 08, 2014

The city council gets the controversial bill at Mayor Bill de Blasio's request, one day after the editorial board of The New York Times urged, "Dump the bill. Keep the horses."

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(Not) Eaten Alive: A Snake Tale, Made For TV

Monday, December 08, 2014

More than 20 million people watched Discovery's YouTube trailer for the special, in which naturalist Paul Rosolie said, "We're going to get me inside of a snake." But that didn't happen.

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Frustration, Anger Over Police Killings Ignite New Protests

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The Justice Department is investigating the recent deaths of Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner, 43, of Staten Island, N.Y.

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DNA Pioneer Watson's Nobel Prize Sells For $4.75 Million

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The Nobel Prize that James Watson won for helping explain how DNA is structured has a new owner. Watson has said he'll donate much of the $4.75 million sales price to educational institutions.

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At Beer Mile Championships, Scientist Sets New Women's Record

Thursday, December 04, 2014

In a dizzying finish, American Elizabeth Herndon set a new women's mark in the Beer Mile World Championships in Austin, Texas, last night.

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NYC Police Will Be Retrained, De Blasio Says At News Conference

Thursday, December 04, 2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton announce plans to give new training to police officers.

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'I'm Determined To Get Justice': Eric Garner's Mother And Widow Speak

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

When asked if she would accept an apology from Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer who placed Eric Garner in a chokehold during the arrest that killed him, Esaw Garner answered, "Hell no."

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Protests Spread In New York And Beyond Over Eric Garner Case

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

As word spread of a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the death of a Staten Island man, so did plans for protests. A key target: the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center.

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#CrimingWhileWhite Opens A Prism On Police And Race

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

A grand jury's decision in the Eric Garner case sparked anger, protests and a Twitter conversation about the idea that police treat people differently based on their race.

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Attorney General Holder Announces U.S. Inquiry Into Garner Case

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

A civil rights investigation will be conducted by the Justice Department, Holder said. The U.S. attorney nominated to replace him, whose office will lead that probe, promised fairness and speed.

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The Ant's Pants? Oxford Dictionaries Adds 1,000 New Terms

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The new additions range from pop culture ("xlnt" and "permadeath") to business-speak ("algorithmic trading"). We present a list selected by the editors.

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'Black Lives Matter,' NYC Mayor Says After Grand Jury Doesn't Indict Officer

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The encounter between Eric Garner and officer Daniel Pantaleo caused an uproar after video footage was released. It showed Garner gasping, "I can't breathe."

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Twitter Targets Trolls With New Rules On Abuse

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

One woman who has experienced abuse on Twitter calls the change "a big step up," as the company changes how it handles harassment and the ability to block other users.

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A #SadTree Lot: Your Photos Of The Charlie Browniest Trees

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

To mark 50 years of A Charlie Brown Christmas airing on American televisions, our readers are sharing photos and memories of Christmas trees that reflect the spirit of that TV classic.

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Chicago Council Strongly Approves $13 Minimum Wage

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Saying that inflation has outpaced wage growth, the ordinance will raise the city's minimum wage to $10 by next July, with new increments added each summer thereafter.

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