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Bill Chappell

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Chief Calls Actions Of Officer From McKinney, Texas, Pool Party Video 'Indefensible'

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Cpl. Eric Casebolt's actions were "out of control" and "indefensible," police Chief Greg Conley said Tuesday evening.

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Virginia Court Is Ordered To Reconsider Injunction In Sweet Briar College Case

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

The legal battle over Sweet Briar's fate has been fast-moving — the private women's school is slated to close on Aug. 25.

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Vincent Bugliosi, Manson Prosecutor And 'Helter Skelter' Author, Dies

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

After the 1969 murders of actress Sharon Tate and six others thrust Bugliosi into the spotlight, he won convictions against Charles Manson and his followers.

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Song Premiere: Gardens & Villa, 'Fixations'

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Here's new music that may inadvertently transport you to 1974. "Fixations" is from the new album, Music For Dogs, by Gardens & Villa, out in August.

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Thousands Who Bet On American Pharoah Are Keeping The Tickets

Monday, June 08, 2015

Instead of turning in a $2 ticket that would pay $3.80 for American Pharoah winning the Belmont Stakes, most people who bought them are stashing them away.

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NASA's 'Flying Saucer' Test For Advanced Parachute Appears To Fail

Monday, June 08, 2015

A giant balloon carried the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator to an altitude of 120,000 feet to test the device, which could be used on Mars missions. It seemed to deploy correctly, then tear apart.

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Texas Pool Party Update: Teens And Residents Speak Out

Monday, June 08, 2015

A teenage girl who was forced to the ground and briefly detained is black; she was grabbed by McKinney Police Cpl. Eric Casebolt, a white officer who also briefly pulled out his gun.

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Spain's Air Traffic Controllers Go On Strike; Pay Isn't The Big Complaint

Monday, June 08, 2015

At issue: punishments for an earlier strike. NPR's Lauren Frayer says of Spain's controllers, "They're among the best-paid civil servants, with average salaries almost half a million dollars a year."

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Irish Soccer Details $7 Million FIFA Payment Over Handball

Friday, June 05, 2015

While earlier news has alleged hefty bribes over the awarding of the tournament, this case centers on a pivotal play in a World Cup playoff game that played in a key role in Ireland staying home.

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Man Changes Name To 'Adam West' To Avoid Paying $336 Airline Fee

Friday, June 05, 2015

On Facebook, Adam Armstrong playfully used the name Adam West, the actor who played Batman in the 1960s. But then his girlfriend's stepfather bought him a plane ticket in that name.

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#NPRReads: Two Views Of Kids And Parents, And Clinton's 'Mook Mafia'

Friday, June 05, 2015

Our list of the best reads highlights a gripping story of parents' grief, a take on Stephen Curry's bringing his daughter to a news conference, and more.

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Indicted Former FIFA Official Warner Says He Won't Protect Secrets

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Jack Warner cites "my knowledge of financial transactions at FIFA — including, but not limited to, its president, Mr. Sepp Blatter."

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Pluto's Moons Are 'Tumbling In Absolute Chaos,' NASA Says

Thursday, June 04, 2015

In the NFL, something that behaves like Pluto's football-shaped moons might be called a wobbly duck. NASA calls them astonishing.

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Chinese Cruise Ship Death Toll Rises To 75

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Rescue teams have now cut holes through parts of the overturned ship's hull, but they've found no more survivors from the ship that carried more than 450 people.

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Police Officer Should Have Refused $2.7M Bequest, Review Panel Says

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

The story has caused outrage in Portsmouth, N.H., where residents have complained that the case sets a dangerous precedent and sends a troubling message about police priorities.

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FIFA Updates: Interpol Targets Officials, And South Africa Denies Bribing

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

"Red notices" named two former senior FIFA officials and several executives indicted by the U.S. Meanwhile, South Africa denied that it issued $10 million in bribes to host the 2010 World Cup.

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Death Toll Up To 65 In China Boat Disaster; Government Orders Censorship

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Of the more than 450 people who were aboard the Eastern Star when it capsized in rough weather Monday, only 14 have reportedly been saved — but rescuers haven't given up hope of finding more alive.

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Harlem Hellfighter And Jewish Soldier Get Long-Overdue Medals Of Honor

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Historians say Sgts. Henry Johnson and William Shemin hadn't been properly recognized for their bravery under fire.

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Cattle Drive Saves Hundreds Of Cows Stranded By Texas Flooding

Monday, June 01, 2015

A herd of cattle is safe Monday, thanks to cowboys and volunteers who worked to move some 500 cows and calves that were threatened by the rising Trinity River.

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Supreme Court Tosses Out Man's Conviction For Making Threats On Facebook

Monday, June 01, 2015

The messages Anthony Elonis posted to Facebook prompted his now ex-wife to get a state protection order against him, and led his bosses to fire him.

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