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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

'At Least It Works': Our Unique Shower In Rio Becomes A Hit Online

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This shower might be crazy; it might have no conception of how a normal shower is supposed to behave. But it's also the punchline to a story that took months to tell.

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Michael Phelps Wins 25th Olympic Medal; He And Katie Ledecky Add To Gold Totals

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Katie Ledecky won a gold medal in the women's 200-meter freestyle at Rio's Summer Olympics on Tuesday, in a race that was close — but not as close as the one Michael Phelps swam.

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U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Wins Gold Medal: Live Blog

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Simone Biles led the way for a talented American women's gymnastics squad that went into team competition as the heavy favorites at Rio's Summer Olympics Tuesday.

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Lilly King Puts Exclamation Point On Big Day For U.S. Swimming

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

"I'm proud to be competing clean and doing what is right," Lilly King said after the race. Over the weekend, her top rival, Yulia Efimova, was reinstated.

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Where The Locals Go: Visiting The Olympic Park Made For Brazilians

Monday, August 08, 2016

After the Olympic flame was lit in Maracana, it was moved to a historic district in the heart of Rio. It burns there now, and it's attracting thousands of people.

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U.S. Women Edge France, Passing A Tough Test In Olympic Soccer

Saturday, August 06, 2016

A tense tone dominated with both offenses repeatedly getting the ball into the penalty area. All shots were turned away but one, by American Carli Lloyd.

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Rio Throws A Party For The World, Kicking Off The 2016 Olympics

Friday, August 05, 2016

After months of negative news, Rio ushers in the Summer Olympics on Friday night. And the city finally gets to do what it's famous for: putting on a grand spectacle.

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After A Rough Run-Up, Rio Aims For An 'Awesome' Opening Ceremony

Friday, August 05, 2016

The Friday night spectacle could be "a drug for depression in Brazil," says the creative director of the show that viewers around the world will see tonight.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Opens Olympics With A Win Over New Zealand

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

The Americans are vying to become the first team, male or female, to win the World Cup and Olympic gold back-to-back.

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No Dorms For U.S. Basketball Teams; They'll Stay On A Cruise Ship In Rio

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

This isn't the first time the U.S. men's basketball team is staying outside the athletes village where most Olympians will be housed in Rio.

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Jack Davis, Cartoonist Who Helped Found 'Mad' Magazine, Dies At 91

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Money from a job illustrating a Coca-Cola training manual became a springboard for him to move from Georgia to New York.

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Western U.S. Saw An Amazing Light Show Last Night, Courtesy Of China

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The bright object — part of a Chinese rocket — appeared in skies over the western U.S. around 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time, sparking a flurry of reports and a number of striking videos.

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University Of Louisville President Resigns, With $690,000 Payout

Thursday, July 28, 2016

James Ramsey will receive a settlement to avoid potential litigation against the school, which is facing both federal and NCAA investigations.

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Tortoise Wins Again: Slow And Steady Pace Outruns L.A. Fire

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

An animal control agency got a call from the sheriff's department about "a tortoise that was running down the street, and away from the fire zone."

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Car Bomb Kills At Least 44 In Kurdish-Held Area Of Syria

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Syria's public media agency says 140 people were injured — and that the death toll will likely rise.

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Formula One Boss Bernie Ecclestone's Mother-In-Law Is Kidnapped In Brazil

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Reports of an abduction in Brazil are sending shock waves through the sporting world, as the mother-in-law of the billionaire who runs Formula One is apparently being held for ransom.

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Sun-Powered Airplane Completes Historic Trip Around The World

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

"This is not only a first in the history of aviation; it's before all a first in the history of energy," Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard says. His plane flew more than 26,700 miles without using fuel.

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19 Die In Knife Attack At Care Facility West Of Tokyo

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The accused former employee of the mental health facility told police, "It's better that the disabled disappear," Japanese media report.

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Primate Rampage: Monkeys Rip Up Voter Lists In Thailand

Monday, July 25, 2016

Some 100 pig-tailed macaques reportedly stormed into a temple and destroyed documents that are to be used in an upcoming national vote.

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Syrian Suicide Bomber Injures 12 In Southern Germany

Monday, July 25, 2016

The man's request for asylum had been rejected; he was supposed to be deported to Bulgaria, according to German media reports.

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