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Bill Chappell

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And Now For Something Completely Different: Spider Invades BBC Telecast

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The arachnid made quick work of the bug and retreated back off-camera — but not before it surprised viewers and entertained many on Twitter and elsewhere.

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In A Shift, China Allows Pope Francis To Use Its Airspace For Asia Trip

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The Vatican hasn't had formal relations with China since 1949, when the communists took charge. Pope Francis is flying to South Korea today for a five-day visit.

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Race Relations 'Top Priority' In Ferguson, Mo., Police Chief Says

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Since an unarmed teen was shot and killed by police Saturday, the St. Louis suburb has been the site of protests. Police Chief Thomas Jackson urged protesters to be peaceful and end rallies at dark.

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Iraq Update: France Will Arm Kurds; More Refugees Leave Mountain

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

France says it will deliver weapons to Iraq's Kurds "in the coming hours," moving quickly after the European Union voted to allow such operations.

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In Missouri City, Calls For Justice, And Calm, After Teen's Death

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Citing safety concerns, police in the St. Louis suburb where police shot and killed an unarmed black teenager Saturday say they won't release the name of the officer who fired the shots.

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Iraqi Helicopter Reportedly Crashes Carrying Refugees Off Mountain

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

In addition to carrying people belonging to the besieged Yazidi religious minority, its passengers also reportedly included journalists from The New York Times.

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Musical Interlude: Pianist Wows Passengers At Prague Airport

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A traveler wins fans in an airport terminal — and online — by playing different versions of Beethoven's "Für Elise."

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Russia Sends Large Aid Convoy Toward A Wary Ukraine

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Russia says the trucks are bringing 2,000 tons of humanitarian aid to an area that's been torn by fighting. But Ukrainian leaders worry the convoy might conceal a military operation.

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Ebola Update: Spanish Priest Dies; WHO Gives OK To Experimental Drugs

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Ebola continues to spread in West Africa. The latest figures from the World Health Organization cite 1,848 cases of the deadly disease across the region, and 1,013 deaths.

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Iraq's Power Struggle: What You Need To Know

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Iraq's Nouri al-Maliki is refusing to give up his position as prime minister, as the U.S. congratulates Shiite politician Haider al-Abadi.

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People Wonder: 'If They Gunned Me Down,' What Photo Would Media Use?

Monday, August 11, 2014

A killing in suburban St. Louis leads people to tweet "dueling" photos of themselves – one where the subject looks wholesome, and another where the same person might seem like a troublemaker.

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NCAA Moves To Appeal Judge's Ruling On Compensating Athletes

Monday, August 11, 2014

Current and former students had sued on antitrust grounds over the commercial use of their names and images. The NCAA says it will appeal — a path that has brought it success in the past.

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More Questions Than Answers In Deadly Tony Stewart Crash

Monday, August 11, 2014

While NASCAR's Stewart has frequently raced in sprint car events over the years, the sideline events have given him trouble: a 2013 crash left another driver with a broken back.

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New Leader Of Iraq Is Nominated, But Maliki Insists He'll Stay In Office

Monday, August 11, 2014

"Vice President Joe Biden called Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi to congratulate him on his nomination," the White House says.

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Protesters In St. Louis-Area Call For Accountability In Teen's Death

Monday, August 11, 2014

Michael Brown was unarmed when he was shot by police on Saturday. Local and federal investigations are underway. "I do not want to be scared to have a son in America," one protester said.

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NCAA Loses Court Ruling In Athletes' Antitrust Case

Friday, August 08, 2014

A federal judge sided with college football and basketball players who say they're being used to help sell video games, TV broadcasts, and other content without being paid.

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James Brady's Death Is Ruled A Homicide

Friday, August 08, 2014

His wounds were inflicted 33 years ago, but James Brady died from John Hinckley Jr.'s attack on President Reagan, according to Washington, D.C., police who cite a Virginia medical examiner's report.

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Dry Western U.S. May Not Get Help From El Niño, Forecasters Say

Friday, August 08, 2014

Some Californians had been hoping El Niño would break the state out of a drought. But a government expert says of the prospect of a strong El Niño, "It's a flop."

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If A Monkey Takes A Photo, Who Owns The Copyright?

Thursday, August 07, 2014

In 2011, a macaque took over wildlife photographer David Slater's camera — and took a striking image. Now Slater is clashing with Wikimedia over who owns it.

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Obama Signs $16 Billion VA Health Care Bill Into Law

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The legislation provides funding to improve facilities and hire more medical staff, along with allowing more veterans to use private facilities.

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