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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Can Google Build A Typeface To Support Every Written Language?

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Google recently announced a font family, Noto, that aims to include all the world's written languages. But it may prove to be an even more ambitious effort than self-driving cars.

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'It's So Terrible': Quake Reportedly Kills Hundreds In Southwest China

Sunday, August 03, 2014

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Yunnan Province Sunday afternoon, leveling buildings and rippling roads. Rescue crews are still working to find survivors.

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'Calvary' Brings Murder And Other Sins To The Big Screen

Sunday, August 03, 2014

NPR's Arun Rath speaks to John Michael McDonagh, writer and director of the new Irish murder mystery Calvary.

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U.S. 'Appalled' By Deadly Airstrike Outside U.N. School In Gaza

Sunday, August 03, 2014

An Israeli attack at a U.N.-run school in Gaza Sunday killed at least 10 people, health officials say. The attack came as Israel declares a soldier believed to have been captured died in battle.

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The NFL's Punters (Finally) Land One In The Hall Of Fame

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Ray Guy, a gifted athlete who became the prototype of an NFL punter in the 1970s and 80s, becomes the first punter to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend.

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First Ebola Patient Has Arrived In U.S. From Liberia

Saturday, August 02, 2014

The first of two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia arrived in Atlanta today to begin treatment.

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'You Don't Really Know Us,' Chicago Kids Tell News Media

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Tired of bad publicity, fifth-graders write an op-ed for The Chicago Tribune that includes this line: "This isn't Chi-raq. This is home. This is us."

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Gaza Update: Netanyahu Hails Military's Success; IDF Declares Soldier Dead

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel's military will "regroup" after it completes the job of destroying tunnels Hamas has used to carry out attacks.

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House Approves Border Security Spending Bill, 223-189

Friday, August 01, 2014

The $694 million Border Security Supplemental Spending Bill was endorsed one day after the House Republican leadership canceled its plan to hold a vote on the legislation.

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GM Stays At The Top As U.S. Car Sales Surge In July

Friday, August 01, 2014

An analyst says GM might have benefited from the safety recalls that brought customers back to its dealerships. Many automakers saw strong gains compared to last year.

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NYC Man's Chokehold Death Was A Homicide, Medical Examiner Says

Friday, August 01, 2014

The controversial death of Eric Garner was captured in a video that showed his confrontation with police on a Staten Island sidewalk.

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President Obama Slams Congress As He Welcomes Economy's Gains

Friday, August 01, 2014

Citing 6 months of strong job gains, President Obama says America's recovery from a debilitating recession is well underway. But he says the economy "could be doing even better" if Congress helped.

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Ebola Patient Will Be Treated In Atlanta Hospital

Thursday, July 31, 2014

An isolation unit at Emory University's hospital will be used to treat a patient infected with Ebola, the virus that has killed more than 700 people in a recent outbreak in West Africa.

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Most Of California Reported To Be In 'Extreme Drought'

Thursday, July 31, 2014

About 58 percent of California is currently in the worst of the four drought levels used by experts, in conditions normally seen only once every 50-100 years.

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Israel And Hamas Agree To 3-Day Cease-Fire, U.N. Says

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The truce begins Friday morning local time. Envoys will travel to Cairo to negotiate a possible longer peace deal.

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Video: Haboob, A Huge Dust Storm, Hits Phoenix Area

Friday, July 25, 2014

The storm is commonly referred to as a haboob, from the Arabic word for an intense summer dust storm. Today's storm hit in time to complicate the Friday afternoon commute.

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12-Hour Cease-Fire Begins In Gaza

Friday, July 25, 2014

The truce will allow Palestinian civilians to get food and aid where it's needed, officials say.

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'I Love Your Country,' New House Member Tells U.S. Officials

Friday, July 25, 2014

Rep. Curt Clawson, a Republican from Florida, tells subcommittee witnesses from two U.S. agencies, "I'm familiar with your country; I love your country."

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Bill Allowing Americans To Unlock Cellphones Passes House, Heads To Obama

Friday, July 25, 2014

The bill also directs the Librarian of Congress to review whether the exemption should also apply to tablets and other devices.

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Arizona Execution Of Inmate Takes Nearly 2 Hours

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Officials who were attempting to put inmate Joseph Wood to death instead watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour, Wood's attorney says. Gov. Jan Brewer has ordered a review of the process.

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