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Bill Chappell

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Federal Judge Blocks Obama's Executive Actions On Immigration

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Two days before the first of President Obama's executive actions on immigration were to take effect, the new rules have been put on hold by a federal judge's ruling in South Texas.

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Governor Puts Moratorium On Pennsylvania's Death Penalty

Friday, February 13, 2015

Gov. Tom Wolf has declared a moratorium on the death penalty in Pennsylvania, taking a stance he had embraced during his recent campaign. Wolf, a Democrat, was sworn in last month.

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Alabama Police Officer Arrested Over Severe Injuries To Indian Man

Friday, February 13, 2015

Sureshbhai Patel, 57, was stopped last week as he walked in his son's new neighborhood. Patel remains hospitalized after surgery to fuse bones in his neck; his son says he now has limited mobility.

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As Cease-Fire Nears, Europe Warily Watches Fighting In Ukraine

Friday, February 13, 2015

Despite Thursday's breakthrough, "The enemy shelled positions of the 'anti-terrorist operation' forces with the same intensity as before," a Ukrainian military official said Friday.

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Obama To Urge Companies To Share Data On Cyber Threats

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Obama administration promotes a framework for sharing information about data breaches, hoping to prevent or limit attacks like those that recently hit Sony and Anthem Inc.

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'We're All One,' Chapel Hill Shooting Victim Said In StoryCorps Talk

Thursday, February 12, 2015

"Growing up in America has been such a blessing," Yusor Abu-Salha said in a conversation with her former teacher that was recorded by the StoryCorps oral history project last summer.

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'Nut Rage' Punishment: 1 Year In Jail For Former Korean Air Executive

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The dispute on the plane at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport immediately drew criticism from Koreans. It also inspired a nickname that stuck: "Nut Rage."

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Bob Simon, Veteran Of CBS News And '60 Minutes,' Dies In Car Crash

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Decorated journalist Bob Simon, a correspondent for 60 Minutes known for his insightful reporting from far-flung spots around the world, has died in a car crash in New York City. He was 73.

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Ukraine Cease-Fire Is Reached, Along With $40 Billion Aid Deal

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A new cease-fire is set to begin on Sunday in eastern Ukraine, in a deal after 16 hours of peace talks between Russia and Ukraine. The deal calls for the removal of heavy weapons.

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'The Shark' Has Died: Coach Jerry Tarkanian Was 84

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Famous for his ever-present white towel and what seemed to be a perpetually worried expression, former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has died.

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From The Cold Depths Of Space, A Smile Emerges

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

In the Hubble image of a galaxy cluster, two bright galaxies resemble eyes, NASA says, "and the misleading smile lines are actually arcs caused by an effect known as strong gravitational lensing."

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Police Say Killing Of 3 Muslims In N.C. Followed A Parking Dispute

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Police in Chapel Hill, N.C., have charged a man with first-degree murder in the shooting of three young Muslims. The police say the violence seems to have started after a dispute over parking.

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Watch Jon Stewart Break The News Of His Departure To An Audience

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Taping last night's show before the news of his departure became public, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart faced an awkward task: telling a studio audience that he's leaving the show.

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Upcycling, Underground: Huge Bike Park Opens In Former Limestone Mine

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The owners of a Kentucky cavern say they've made the world's largest indoor bike park, with 320,000 square feet of riding. It just happens to be 100 feet below the surface.

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Senate Panel Approves Carter's Nomination As Defense Chief

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

In a vote that sends his nomination to the full Senate, the Senate Armed Services Committee approved Ashton Carter's bid to be the next secretary of defense Tuesday.

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Syria Has Learned About Airstrikes On ISIS Via 'Iraq And Other Countries'

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Word that some communication is taking place helps explain how military jets from the U.S.-led coalition and Syria have avoided clashing as they attack targets on the ground.

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Snowfall Obliterates Records In Boston: 'Another Winter Storm?!'

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Boston has had more than 72 inches of snow in the past 30 days, breaking a record set in 1978, the National Weather Service says.

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ISIS Seen Profiting From Informal Money System In Spain

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The extremist group ISIS is exploiting an informal finance network in Spain to pay its fighters, according to Spanish intelligence officials. The system is often used by immigrants to transfer money.

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Madoff's Victims Are Repaid Another $355 Million, Trustee Says

Monday, February 09, 2015

More than half of the accounts with allowable claims against disgraced financier Bernard Madoff have now been fully repaid, according to the trustee handling recovery efforts.

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From Soy Sauce To Bullet Trains: Famed Japanese Designer Dies At 85

Monday, February 09, 2015

Decades after Kenji Ekuan created Kikkoman's iconic soy sauce bottles with their red caps, he designed Japan's bullet train, in a career driven by a desire to make good design accessible to everyone.

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