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Bill Chappell

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New Ebola Vaccine Is Tested In Humans, After Success In Monkeys

Sunday, September 07, 2014

The vaccine was developed by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and at Okairos, a Swiss-based biotech company owned by the British drug company GlaxoSmithKline.

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Obama To Speak Wednesday On U.S. Strategy Against Islamic State

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Citing a broad threat posed by the Islamic State, President Obama said Sunday that he will deliver a national address Wednesday to discuss the U.S. approach to the group.

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U.S. Pacific Blue Whales Seen Rebounding Close To Historic Levels

Sunday, September 07, 2014

With their population estimated at roughly 97 percent of historical levels, blue whales off the West Coast are being called a conservation success story.

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U.S. Airstrikes Hit Islamic State Fighters Near Haditha Dam

Sunday, September 07, 2014

U.S. fighters and bombers carried out the attack in western Iraq's Anbar Province, trying to protect a key piece of Iraq's infrastructure.

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China's Alibaba Could See $155 Billion Valuation In U.S. IPO

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Preparing for its initial public offering, e-commerce company Alibaba estimates its stock will sell for $60 to $66 a share. The retailing giant will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Dry California Braces As Wildfires Continue

Saturday, September 06, 2014

A blaze in Mariposa County is one of many large fires burning in drought-stricken California. Officials say this weekend's conditions will make the danger even greater.

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Japan's Nishikori Beats Djokovic, Making History; Federer Falls To Cilic

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Kei Nishikori put a buzz into the U.S. Open crowd in New York and put himself into the history books, becoming the first Asian man to reach a Grand Slam tennis final.

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Obama Will Put Off Executive Actions On Immigration

Saturday, September 06, 2014

In June, President Obama said he would act on his own to reshape U.S. immigration policies at the summer's end. Since then, he's come under pressure from fellow Democrats.

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Former IS Hostage Says Museum Shooting Suspect Was His Jailer

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Before now, the former hostages have avoided disclosing details about their captors' identity, out of fears that Westerners still being held by the Islamic State could face retaliation.

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Crews Search For Wreckage Of N.Y. Couple's Plane Near Jamaica

Saturday, September 06, 2014

The plane's occupants are believed to have been real estate developer Larry Glazer, who may have been at the controls, and his wife, Jane, who owned a catalog business.

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Bengals' Signing Of Player Will Let Him Pay For Daughter's Cancer Care

Saturday, September 06, 2014

For Devon Still, the Cincinnati Bengals' decision means he'll be able to stay close to his daughter — and it will help pay the roughly $1 million her fight against cancer will require.

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Ebola Spurs A Full Public Lockdown In Sierra Leone

Saturday, September 06, 2014

The lockdown's effectiveness will depend on citizens buying in to the government's plan. The news comes as the World Health Organization says it's speeding up delivery of possible vaccines.

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John Oliver And Cookie Monster, On The News Beat

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Just in time for the back-to-school season, funny newsman John Oliver and incorrigible consumer Cookie Monster co-anchor a news special on words.

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New U.S. Rules Protect Giant Bluefin Tuna

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

To reduce the number of giant bluefin tuna killed by fishing fleets, the U.S. is putting out new rules about commercial fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and parts of the western Atlantic.

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Celebrity Photo Leak Puts Spotlight On The Cloud, And Security

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The FBI and Apple are looking into how private photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities were stolen, an incident that raises new questions about storing personal data online.

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After Just Two Years, Huge Atlantic City Casino Shuts Down

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

It cost $2.4 billion to build the Revel Casino Hotel. Its closure is part of a trend that will reportedly shutter a third of Atlantic City's big gambling halls by the end of September.

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'More That Could Have Been Done' To Help Foley, His Brother Says

Friday, August 22, 2014

Faulting the U.S. approach to hostage situations like the one his brother, James Foley, was in, Michael Foley says, "We are sitting on prisoners in Guantanamo. It doesn't even have to be financial."

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Coming Soon To A Pole Near You: A Bike That Locks Itself

Friday, August 22, 2014

Cyclists may soon have a convenient way to discourage bike thieves, thanks to new designs that use parts of the bikes themselves as locks.

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Who Owns A Monkey's Selfie? No One Can, U.S. Says

Friday, August 22, 2014

The U.S. Copyright Office says a monkey's photo can't be copyrighted — by the person who owns the camera or by anyone else — because it wasn't taken by a human.

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Hamas Executes Suspected Informants After Deadly Israeli Strike

Friday, August 22, 2014

One day after an Israeli airstrike killed three of its senior military leaders, Hamas says it has killed more than a dozen people it believes were spying for Israel.

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