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Bill Chappell

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Martin Shkreli Is Replaced As Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO

Friday, December 18, 2015

One day after he was arrested on fraud charges, controversial drug executive Martin Shkreli has resigned his post as CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals. Shkreli is currently free on bail.

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Obama Signs $1.8 Trillion Tax And Spending Bill Into Law

Friday, December 18, 2015

The federal government will be funded until Sept. 30, 2016, in a deal that includes hundreds of billions of dollars in tax breaks.

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Curiouser And Curiouser: NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Piles Of Silica On Mars

Friday, December 18, 2015

Potential answers for the unexpectedly high levels of silica all involve water. The space agency also says it found "a mineral named tridymite, rare on Earth and never seen before on Mars."

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Pope Francis Will Make Mother Teresa A Saint

Friday, December 18, 2015

Pope Francis has issued a decree attributing a second miracle to the founder of the Missionaries of Charity who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.

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N.Y. Man Pleads Guilty To Recruiting For ISIS, Could Face 30-Year Prison Term

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Officials say Mufid A. Elfgeeh used social media to send and receive information about terrorist groups and that he plotted to help two recruits travel from the U.S. to Syria.

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Most-Read In 2015: The Two-Way Stories That Found The Largest Audiences

Thursday, December 17, 2015

You might have seen these stories before. They range from the serious — even the wonky — to the (arguably) absurd.

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Most-Shared In 2015: Stories That Grabbed The Two-Way's Readers

Thursday, December 17, 2015

The metric of sheer page views only goes so far. We wanted to see which posts resonated enough with people that a high rate of readers shared them with friends and followers.

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FBI Arrests Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli On Fraud Charges

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Martin Shkreli, the drug executive who was widely criticized for sharply raising the price of a drug used by HIV patients, has been released on $5 million bond.

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Putin Speaks: Trump Is 'Absolute Leader' In Race; U.S. An Ally Against ISIS

Thursday, December 17, 2015

ISIS "is posing a threat to everyone," Russian President Vladimir Putin says. At his year-end news conference, Putin also said FIFA's Sepp Blatter should win the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Judge Declares Mistrial In Baltimore Police Case After Jury Deadlocks

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The jury couldn't reach a verdict on involuntary manslaughter and three other charges Officer William Porter faced over the death of Freddie Gray.

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Trucks Hit Record 20.4 MPG, EPA Says; Carmakers Are Ahead Of Emissions Standards

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Fuel economy is at record highs and carmakers have surpassed strict greenhouse gas emissions standards for the third straight year, the Environmental Protection Agency says.

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New York Announces 'Dramatic Reform' Of Solitary Confinement Rules

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Leroy Peoples, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit, served 780 consecutive days in isolation.

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Jurors In Baltimore Police Trial Say They're Deadlocked

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The judge instructed the jurors to keep working toward a verdict after receiving a note from the panel Tuesday afternoon.

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The Sports (And Teams) Whose Fans Made The Fewest Grammatical Mistakes In 2015

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The most language errors came from fans of the Washington Redskins, whose 16.5 mistakes per 100 words widely surpassed every other franchise. Fans of NBA teams did well.

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France's Le Pen Acquitted Of Inciting Hatred In Muslim Comments

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Marine Le Pen, the head of the far-right National Front party, has been cleared of charges that she incited hatred when she compared Muslim street prayers to the Nazi occupation.

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'Things Have Changed,' U.S. Judge Says Of Case Over Men-Only Military Draft

Saturday, December 12, 2015

A federal appeals court hears arguments over a lawsuit challenging the Selective Service's requirement that men, but not women, register for the draft.

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Saudi Women Cast First-Ever Votes – And Vie For Offices

Saturday, December 12, 2015

But if they want to vote, women will have to catch a ride: the conservative Islamic kingdom still forbids them from driving.

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Nearly 200 Nations Adopt Climate Agreement At COP21 Talks In Paris

Saturday, December 12, 2015

"History is here. All the conditions are met. The decisive agreement for the planet is now," French President Francois Hollande said Saturday.

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Appeals Court Lets FanDuel, DraftKings Operate In N.Y. — For Now

Friday, December 11, 2015

The temporary stay was granted after a judge barred the fantasy sports sites from operating in New York state earlier in the day.

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Former Oklahoma City Police Officer Found Guilty Of Multiple Rapes

Friday, December 11, 2015

Daniel Holtzclaw, 29, was charged with sexually assaulting 13 black women. He was found guilty by an all-white jury and now risks a life sentence in prison.

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