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°F The heat continues, with highs expected to hit the lower 90s. Hear what this means for four very different New Yorkers.

Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: More Debris And Confusion Over Findings

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Malaysian officials say a wing fragment found on Reunion Island is from the missing plane; French investigators say they're almost — but not quite — certain.

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Migrant Boat Wrecks Off Libya's Coast With Hundreds Aboard

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

As many as 600 people are believed to have been crowded into a fishing boat — including "100 in the hull," a U.N. official says.

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SEC Adopts CEO Pay Ratio Rule, Five Years After It Became Law

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

After the agency formally proposed the pay ratio reporting rule in 2013, it received more than 280,000 public comments that called on its commissioners to approve the rule.

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Pope Francis Urges Church To Embrace Those Who Divorce And Remarry

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

The headline on the Vatican's official news site makes the point clearly: "Pope: divorced and remarried people not excommunicated."

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2 Trains Derail In India, Killing At Least 24; Floodwaters Blamed

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

More than 300 people survived, according to local media reports. Just minutes before the crashes, another train had passed safely over the same area.

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Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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Your Pill Is Printing: FDA Approves First 3-D-Printed Drug

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

The company that makes Spritam says the 3-D-printed pill dissolves quickly, even at the highest doses.

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Did Beijing's Olympics Song Lift Parts Of 'Let It Go'?

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Does a Chinese song cross the line between inspiration and imitation? Many commenters online are saying yes.

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Circus Tent Collapse Kills 2 During Storm In New Hampshire

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

"We lost two lives — a father and a daughter — at an event that was supposed to be fun," Gov. Maggie Hassan says. Dozens of people were sent to hospitals.

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Monsoon Flooding Kills Dozens In Myanmar, Prompting Calls For Help

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

More than 200,000 people have been displaced by floods and landslides, with at least 46 deaths reported.

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President Obama Unveils New Power Plant Rules In 'Clean Power Plan'

Monday, August 03, 2015

Key elements include a requirement that would cut the power industry's carbon pollution by 32 percent below 2005 levels in the next 15 years.

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Texas Attorney General Turns Himself In On Fraud Charges

Monday, August 03, 2015

Facing three felony charges of securities fraud, Ken Paxton was processed at a county jail and released on bail Monday morning.

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Group Offers To Help Revive HitchBOT That Was Vandalized In Philadelphia

Monday, August 03, 2015

A kid-sized robot that's built around a PVC bucket and sports a friendly face, the hitchBOT couldn't make it out of Philadelphia in one piece.

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Bat Boy, 9, Dies After Being Struck In Baseball Game

Monday, August 03, 2015

During his team's game Saturday, Kaiser Carlile was hit in the head by a bat as he ran past the on-deck circle. The accident has left a Kansas community in mourning.

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Greek Stocks Drop Sharply As Market Reopens For First Time Since June

Monday, August 03, 2015

When it opened, the Athens Stock Exchange General Index plummeted from 797.52 to a new 52-week low of 615 — a drop of nearly 23 percent.

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Jericho Isn't Cecil's Brother And Is Probably Still Alive, Lion Researcher Says

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Citing "huge disgust and sadness," a conservation group said the lion nicknamed Jericho had been killed Saturday. But a researcher in Zimbabwe says he doesn't believe it.

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Wildfires In California Spur Emergency Declaration; 1 Firefighter Dead

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Nine of the largest fires cover areas of at least 1,000 acres each; a firefighter from Rapid City, S.D., was killed while battling one large blaze in Northern California.

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After Devastating Injury, Austrian Pole Vaulter Is Breathing On Her Own

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Doctors say the fall has left Kira Grunberg, 21, a paraplegic — a development that shocked the sports world in Europe and brought offers of emotional and financial support.

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Sailing Federation Will Test Waters For Viruses In Brazil's Olympics Venues

Saturday, August 01, 2015

The International Sailing Federation says the move is prompted by concerns over athletes' health and safety, after reports of raw sewage and trash in the water around Rio.

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MH370 Update: Recovered Jet Section Arrives At French Lab For Testing

Saturday, August 01, 2015

After the large piece of debris was discovered on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean this week, Malaysia Airlines said it "is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777."

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