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Bill Chappell

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Bible As Official State Book? Tennessee's Governor Vetoes Bill

Friday, April 15, 2016

Critics say the bill isn't constitutional and that it equates the Bible to the Tennessee walking horse or the Tennessee cave salamander.

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Microsoft Sues Justice Dept., Seeking To Inform Customers About Seized Data

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Microsoft is asking a judge to declare part of a 1986 federal law unconstitutional under both the First and Fourth Amendments.

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'Don't Be Mean' Beer: 36 N.C. Breweries Sign Up To Sell Brew Aimed At HB2

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

North Carolina's HB2 law has sparked an ACLU lawsuit and prompted calls for boycotts. Inside the state, beer brewers say the law doesn't represent them.

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N.C. Governor Signs Order That 'Clarifies' Controversial Gender Identity Bill

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has issued an executive order that "seeks legislation to reinstate the right to sue in state court for discrimination."

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'Stairway To Heaven' Plagiarism Suit Heads To Trial

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

A lawsuit claims that Led Zeppelin perpetrated a "falsification of Rock n' Roll History." A federal judge dismissed that part of the plaintiff's case.

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Pope Francis Replaces Ambassador Who Arranged Kim Davis Meeting

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The move had been anticipated since the exiting nuncio, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, reached the mandatory retirement age of 75 earlier this year.

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That Hole-In-One: The Other Amazing Thing About The 2016 Masters

Monday, April 11, 2016

Three players made history, teaming up to record three aces on a single hole on the same day for the first time ever at the Masters.

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Kepler Spacecraft Is Stable And Out Of Emergency Status, NASA Says

Monday, April 11, 2016

Kepler, the telescope that's nearly 75 million miles away from Earth, placed itself into Emergency Mode sometime in the middle of last week.

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Number Of Wild Tigers Increases For First Time In 100 Years

Monday, April 11, 2016

Early in the 20th century, the world had some 100,000 tigers, according to estimates. The number fell sharply over time — but the World Wildlife Fund says it has now risen for the first time in years.

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Spy Charges Leveled At U.S. Navy Officer Who Worked In Reconnaissance

Monday, April 11, 2016

Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin is a native of Taiwan; he became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1999, according to a profile written for the U.S. Navy's website.

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#NPRreads: 3 Stories To Go Beyond Headlines This Weekend

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

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Belgian Police Arrest A Key Suspect In Terrorism Attacks

Friday, April 08, 2016

Nearly five months after a "wanted" bulletin tied Mohamed Abrini to the Paris terrorist attacks, police in Belgium have arrested him.

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Scientists Set To Drill Into Extinction-Event Crater In Mexico

Friday, April 08, 2016

After a meteor punched a huge crater into the Earth 65.5 million years ago, 70 percent of the planet's species went extinct. Today, pieces of that meteor are found all over the world.

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5 Things You Should Know About Merle Haggard

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

"I was probably the most incorrigible child you could ever meet," the legendary singer once told NPR. "I was already on the way to prison before I realized it."

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Plan For Antonin Scalia School Of Law Is Tweaked Over Unfortunate Acronym

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Days after adopting a name change, George Mason University has again renamed its law school. The first attempt to honor the late Antonin Scalia was ridiculed online.

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Iceland's Prime Minister Steps Aside Amid Panama Papers Scandal

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson says he is not resigning but another party official will take over for a while. The prime minister and his wife were implicated by leaked financial data.

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Bible Could Become An Official State Symbol, As Tennessee Approves Bill

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

It's degrading to the religious book to put it on the same level as the state flower and bird, says a Republican critic of the bill.

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Human Sacrifice Is Linked To Social Hierarchies In New Study

Monday, April 04, 2016

Scientists say, "our results suggest that ritual killing helped humans transition from the small egalitarian groups of our ancestors, to the large stratified societies we live in today."

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Chihuahua With Chutzpah: Dog Leads Police On Chase Across San Francisco Bridge

Monday, April 04, 2016

The dog's only identifying tag — black, with a silver human skull — served to cement his status as a hardcore animal who's not wowed by authority. Now he has actor Erik Estrada on his side.

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Rare Film Emerges Of Double-Agent Kim Philby Speaking After Defection

Monday, April 04, 2016

"It is a very, very dirty story," the notorious spy says in an archived film reel from 1981 that the BBC recently unearthed from Germany's Stasi Records Agency.

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