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Bill Chappell

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Floods Hit Phoenix In Area's Wettest Day Ever Recorded

Monday, September 08, 2014

The more than 3 inches of rainfall already recorded in the Phoenix region Monday represents more than a third of its normal annual total.

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Iraqi Parliament Approves New Government Led By Abadi

Monday, September 08, 2014

After months of uncertainty and political wrangling, Iraq finally has a new government, led by Shiite Haider al-Abadi. He replaces Nouri al-Maliki.

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NFL's Baltimore Ravens Cut Ray Rice After New Video Surfaces

Monday, September 08, 2014

The video apparently shows her being hit in the face. The running back was initially suspended for two games after a fight with then-fiancee Janay Palmer. The league has suspended Rice indefinitely.

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Chick-Fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy Dies At 93

Monday, September 08, 2014

S. Truett Cathy's Chick-fil-A has now grown to $5 billion in annual sales, and its stores still close on Sundays, reflecting its founder's religious beliefs.

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As Scotland Eyes Independence, Poll Gives Edge To Leaving The U.K.

Sunday, September 07, 2014

For the first time, a poll shows the push to break away from the United Kingdom now has the edge over the "unity" vote in Scotland.

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Serena Williams Wins U.S. Open For 18th Grand Slam Title

Sunday, September 07, 2014

The U.S. Open win ties Serena Williams with Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova for fourth on the all-time list of Grand Slam winners.

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New Ebola Vaccine Is Tested In Humans, After Success In Monkeys

Sunday, September 07, 2014

The vaccine was developed by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and at Okairos, a Swiss-based biotech company owned by the British drug company GlaxoSmithKline.

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Obama To Speak Wednesday On U.S. Strategy Against Islamic State

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Citing a broad threat posed by the Islamic State, President Obama said Sunday that he will deliver a national address Wednesday to discuss the U.S. approach to the group.

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U.S. Pacific Blue Whales Seen Rebounding Close To Historic Levels

Sunday, September 07, 2014

With their population estimated at roughly 97 percent of historical levels, blue whales off the West Coast are being called a conservation success story.

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U.S. Airstrikes Hit Islamic State Fighters Near Haditha Dam

Sunday, September 07, 2014

U.S. fighters and bombers carried out the attack in western Iraq's Anbar Province, trying to protect a key piece of Iraq's infrastructure.

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China's Alibaba Could See $155 Billion Valuation In U.S. IPO

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Preparing for its initial public offering, e-commerce company Alibaba estimates its stock will sell for $60 to $66 a share. The retailing giant will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Dry California Braces As Wildfires Continue

Saturday, September 06, 2014

A blaze in Mariposa County is one of many large fires burning in drought-stricken California. Officials say this weekend's conditions will make the danger even greater.

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Japan's Nishikori Beats Djokovic, Making History; Federer Falls To Cilic

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Kei Nishikori put a buzz into the U.S. Open crowd in New York and put himself into the history books, becoming the first Asian man to reach a Grand Slam tennis final.

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Obama Will Put Off Executive Actions On Immigration

Saturday, September 06, 2014

In June, President Obama said he would act on his own to reshape U.S. immigration policies at the summer's end. Since then, he's come under pressure from fellow Democrats.

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Former IS Hostage Says Museum Shooting Suspect Was His Jailer

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Before now, the former hostages have avoided disclosing details about their captors' identity, out of fears that Westerners still being held by the Islamic State could face retaliation.

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Crews Search For Wreckage Of N.Y. Couple's Plane Near Jamaica

Saturday, September 06, 2014

The plane's occupants are believed to have been real estate developer Larry Glazer, who may have been at the controls, and his wife, Jane, who owned a catalog business.

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Bengals' Signing Of Player Will Let Him Pay For Daughter's Cancer Care

Saturday, September 06, 2014

For Devon Still, the Cincinnati Bengals' decision means he'll be able to stay close to his daughter โ€” and it will help pay the roughly $1 million her fight against cancer will require.

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Ebola Spurs A Full Public Lockdown In Sierra Leone

Saturday, September 06, 2014

The lockdown's effectiveness will depend on citizens buying in to the government's plan. The news comes as the World Health Organization says it's speeding up delivery of possible vaccines.

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John Oliver And Cookie Monster, On The News Beat

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Just in time for the back-to-school season, funny newsman John Oliver and incorrigible consumer Cookie Monster co-anchor a news special on words.

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New U.S. Rules Protect Giant Bluefin Tuna

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

To reduce the number of giant bluefin tuna killed by fishing fleets, the U.S. is putting out new rules about commercial fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and parts of the western Atlantic.

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