Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Ethiopia Declares Emergency, After New Outburst Of Protests And Violence

Sunday, October 09, 2016

One week after a deadly stampede touched off accusations of abuses, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn says the declaration is necessary to protect both property and citizens' lives.

Comment

Long Island Rail Road Passenger Train Derails; More Than 30 Injured After Collision

Sunday, October 09, 2016

The train had been carrying around 600 people. "The silver lining is, we're fortunate that more people weren't seriously hurt," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

Comment

Dozens Of Mourners Die In Strike On Funeral Hall In Yemen; Saudi Coalition Blamed

Saturday, October 08, 2016

The Red Cross delegation in Yemen says it sent 300 body bags and medical supplies to help medical facilities cope with the dead and wounded.

Comment

U.S. Rushes Aid To Haiti, Where Hurricane Matthew Killed Hundreds

Saturday, October 08, 2016

USAID is airlifting supplies that could help up to 100,000 people, including 40,000 blankets, 20,000 hygiene kits, and nearly 18,700 kitchen sets.

Comment

Olympics Leadership Agrees To Cede More Anti-Doping Control To WADA

Saturday, October 08, 2016

The IOC is also promising more money for WADA, saying that a financial boost would come from "the Olympic Movement" as well as from governments.

Comment

#NPRreads: Police Corruption, A Migrant Crisis, And Sponge Crabs

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Correspondents, editors and producers from NPR's newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag.

Comment

Hurricane Matthew Makes Landfall In S.C.; 'Serious Inland Flooding' Reported

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Rain accumulations of 8 to 12 inches are possible from northeast South Carolina into northeast North Carolina and southeast Virginia, the National Hurricane Center says.

Comment

NCAA Names Venues For Championships It Yanked From North Carolina

Friday, October 07, 2016

Early rounds of March Madness will now be played in South Carolina. Other states for whom North Carolina's loss is their gain: Virginia, California, and Texas.

Comment

Indigenous Peoples' Day Gains Momentum As A Replacement For Columbus Day

Friday, October 07, 2016

Denver, where Columbus Day was first celebrated about 100 years ago, now permanently recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Day.

Comment

U.S. Creates 156,000 Jobs In September, Lower Than Predicted

Friday, October 07, 2016

Economists had expected between 170,000 and 176,000 new jobs last month. The unemployment rate rose slightly, to 5 percent from 4.9 percent.

Comment

Fox News Reporter: Sorry If 'Tongue-In-Cheek' Chinatown Segment Caused Offense

Thursday, October 06, 2016

His critics say that instead of lampooning racist bigotry, the segment embodied it. Fox News' Jesse Watters says he is a political humorist and didn't mean for his report to be taken seriously.

Comment

Hong Kong Activist Is Barred From Entering Thailand, Reportedly At China's Request

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

When Joshua Wong landed in Bangkok, he found a large group of immigration officials and police waiting for him

Comment

Man Faces Prison Over Porn Video That Played On Roadside Billboard In Jakarta

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

The explicit video played for several minutes at the start of the afternoon rush hour in Jakarta last Friday afternoon.

Comment

Leader Of Spain's Socialists Resigns After Losing Party Vote

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Spain's parliament now has until the end of October to form a new government led by the Popular Party. But the Socialists will have to cooperate for that to happen.

Comment

Hurricane Matthew Looms As A Category 4 Storm

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Hurricane conditions could hit Jamaica and Haiti by Monday, with tropical storm conditions possible by late Sunday, The National Hurricane Center says.

Comment

#NPRreads: Two Looks At America — And One Look At America's Pastime

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Correspondents, editors and producers from NPR's newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading.

Comment

Intense New Airstrikes Reported In Aleppo; Fewer Than 30 Doctors Remain In City

Saturday, October 01, 2016

The largest hospital in the rebel-held portion of the northern city, which had already suffered a strike earlier this week, was hit again by at least two barrel bombs Saturday, an aid agency says.

Comment

Carnegie Deli Says It Is Closing Down Its Landmark NYC Restaurant

Friday, September 30, 2016

As news of the closing rippled far beyond the deli's home turf in Manhattan Friday, hundreds of people responded with sadness and disbelief.

Comment

Feminist Bookstore Slams 'Portlandia' And Says Show Can No Longer Film There

Friday, September 30, 2016

The staff of In Other Words says the TV comedy is "diametrically opposed to our politics and the vision of society we're organizing to realize."

Comment

Ala. Chief Justice Roy Moore Suspended For Rest Of Term Over Gay Marriage Stance

Friday, September 30, 2016

The head of the state's Supreme Court loses his judicial ethics case and is ordered to pay the costs of the proceedings against him.

Comment