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Bill Chappell

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Ebola Patient Being Treated In Maryland Is In Critical Condition

Monday, March 16, 2015

The American patient, whose identity hasn't been publicly released, was taken to the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center last week, after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone.

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Elton John Leads Boycott Against Dolce & Gabbana Over 'Synthetic Children' Remarks

Monday, March 16, 2015

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana are locked in a public argument with Elton John over their recent remarks condemning in vitro fertilization and saying same-sex couples shouldn't raise children.

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After 'Monster' Storm Hits Vanuatu, Leader Pleads For Aid

Monday, March 16, 2015

"This is a very devastating cyclone in Vanuatu. I term it as a monster, a monster," President Baldwin Lonsdale says. He was at a conference in Japan when the storm hit.

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Russia's Putin: 'Life Would Be Too Dull Without Rumors'

Monday, March 16, 2015

Vladimir Putin's disappearance from the public eye prompted a flurry of rumors about his health or even a possible coup. He dismissed all that Monday.

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Ferguson Mayor Knowles Slams 'Hostile Language' From Eric Holder

Friday, March 13, 2015

Saying that he's trying to save the community, Mayor James Knowles adds that he is frustrated and concerned by the tone of the attorney general's remarks.

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Athletes Help Cheerleader With Down Syndrome Defy Bullies

Friday, March 13, 2015

Desiree Andrews is a cheerleader at Lincoln Middle School in Wisconsin. She has Down syndrome — and as some hecklers learned last year, she also has the support of her school's basketball team.

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Pope Francis Says His Tenure At The Vatican Will Be Short

Friday, March 13, 2015

Pope Francis also said he misses the relative anonymity he had as a bishop — and that he'd like to sneak out for a pizza, unrecognized.

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France Wins Battle Against Belgium's Plan For A Waterloo Coin

Friday, March 13, 2015

A two-euro coin commemorating the bicentennial of Napoleon Bonaparte's defeat will not be widely released, after France objected to what it called a "negative symbol."

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Patient With Ebola Is Admitted To NIH Hospital In Maryland

Friday, March 13, 2015

An American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone is now receiving care at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center.

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Assange And Sweden Agree: He'll Be Questioned In London

Friday, March 13, 2015

Julian Assange's lawyers say the WikiLeaks founder is happy with a plan for Swedish prosecutors to question him in London, after Sweden eased its demand that he be extradited over assault allegations.

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After Rescue, Massive Sea Turtle Released Into Atlantic

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A rare 475-pound leatherback sea turtle "immediately responded to treatments" of fluids, vitamins and antibiotics after it was rescued in South Carolina on Saturday.

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No Hope Of Survivors In Black Hawk Crash, Military Says

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Officials say they've found only debris and human remains in the search of the area where a helicopter crashed in Florida Tuesday night with 11 people aboard.

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FCC Publishes Full Text Of Net Neutrality Rules

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Two weeks after it voted to approve rules on net neutrality, the Federal Communications Commission releases what Chairman Tom Wheeler calls "a shining example of American democracy at work."

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Space Station Astronauts Make Safe Landing In Kazakhstan

Thursday, March 12, 2015

An astronaut and two cosmonauts have landed safely back on Earth. While in orbit, they traveled almost 71 million miles, NASA says.

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Iraqi Force Makes More Gains Toward Taking Tikrit From ISIS

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi visited the region Thursday, saying on state TV that the next phase of the operation is "critical" to the effort to control the strategic city of Tikrit.

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2 Police Officers Shot Amid Protest At Ferguson Police Department

Thursday, March 12, 2015

One officer was shot in the face and another in the shoulder, but neither is expected to have any "remarkable long-term injuries," says St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar.

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U.S. College Finds Priceless Coin Collection — In Its Own Library

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Dozens of gold and silver coins, some from the eras of Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar, spent decades on a shelf in the University at Buffalo's library.

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Iraqi Forces Reportedly Enter Tikrit In Push Against ISIS

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Officials and witnesses say an Iraqi force now controls part of northern Tikrit, the city that was taken last June by the self-proclaimed Islamic State.

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French Highway Heist: Armed Thieves Take Millions In Jewels

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Police say two armored trucks carrying jewels and other items worth some $9.5 million were seized by heavily armed attackers on the highway between Paris and Lyon.

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2 Oklahoma Students Seen In Racist Fraternity Video Apologize

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The men were in a video of Sigma Alpha Epsilon members singing a racist chant. They have apologized, with one of the now-former fraternity brothers saying he had learned "a devastating lesson."

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