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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

#NPRReads: Two Views Of Kids And Parents, And Clinton's 'Mook Mafia'

Friday, June 05, 2015

Our list of the best reads highlights a gripping story of parents' grief, a take on Stephen Curry's bringing his daughter to a news conference, and more.

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Indicted Former FIFA Official Warner Says He Won't Protect Secrets

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Jack Warner cites "my knowledge of financial transactions at FIFA โ€” including, but not limited to, its president, Mr. Sepp Blatter."

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Pluto's Moons Are 'Tumbling In Absolute Chaos,' NASA Says

Thursday, June 04, 2015

In the NFL, something that behaves like Pluto's football-shaped moons might be called a wobbly duck. NASA calls them astonishing.

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Chinese Cruise Ship Death Toll Rises To 75

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Rescue teams have now cut holes through parts of the overturned ship's hull, but they've found no more survivors from the ship that carried more than 450 people.

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Police Officer Should Have Refused $2.7M Bequest, Review Panel Says

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

The story has caused outrage in Portsmouth, N.H., where residents have complained that the case sets a dangerous precedent and sends a troubling message about police priorities.

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FIFA Updates: Interpol Targets Officials, And South Africa Denies Bribing

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

"Red notices" named two former senior FIFA officials and several executives indicted by the U.S. Meanwhile, South Africa denied that it issued $10 million in bribes to host the 2010 World Cup.

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Death Toll Up To 65 In China Boat Disaster; Government Orders Censorship

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Of the more than 450 people who were aboard the Eastern Star when it capsized in rough weather Monday, only 14 have reportedly been saved โ€” but rescuers haven't given up hope of finding more alive.

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Harlem Hellfighter And Jewish Soldier Get Long-Overdue Medals Of Honor

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Historians say Sgts. Henry Johnson and William Shemin hadn't been properly recognized for their bravery under fire.

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Cattle Drive Saves Hundreds Of Cows Stranded By Texas Flooding

Monday, June 01, 2015

A herd of cattle is safe Monday, thanks to cowboys and volunteers who worked to move some 500 cows and calves that were threatened by the rising Trinity River.

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Supreme Court Tosses Out Man's Conviction For Making Threats On Facebook

Monday, June 01, 2015

The messages Anthony Elonis posted to Facebook prompted his now ex-wife to get a state protection order against him, and led his bosses to fire him.

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Woman Turns 100 Without Any Family, But With Thousands Of Good Wishes

Monday, June 01, 2015

When word got out that England's Winnie Blagden would turn 100 on Sunday and had no living relatives, thousands of people sent cards and gifts.

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Obama Signs Texas Disaster Declaration As Death Toll In Flooding Rises

Friday, May 29, 2015

"There has been enough rain across Texas during May to cover the entire state nearly 8 inches deep," says the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.

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Idaho's Abortion Ban Is Unconstitutional, Federal Court Says

Friday, May 29, 2015

The case was brought by Jennie McCormack and Dr. Richard Hearn. In 2011, McCormack was arrested and faced criminal charges after she ended her pregnancy.

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At FIFA Meeting, Israeli And Palestinian Delegates Shake Hands

Friday, May 29, 2015

The "handshake for peace" was perhaps the only thing that could compete with accusations of corruption and bribery that have dominated the international gathering of soccer's governing body.

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FIFA President Blatter: Bribery Scandal Puts 'Long Shadow' Over Soccer

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces a re-election vote Friday, in the face of new corruption and bribery charges against senior members of FIFA.

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NOAA Warns Of Powerful Storms, Despite Seeing 'Below-Normal' Hurricane Season

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The agency also unveiled new forecast graphics that are more detailed and highlight threats posed by potentially deadly storm surges.

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FIFA Update: Europe's UEFA Backs Blatter's Opponent; Raids In Brazil

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Accusations of rampant corruption at FIFA came just days before Sepp Blatter is set to stand for re-election Friday. Europe's UEFA says it will back Blatter's lone opponent.

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George Pataki Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The former New York governor unveiled a video announcing his candidacy for the Republican nomination.

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Live Anthrax Was Mistakenly Sent To 9 States And A U.S. Military Base

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Pentagon says an attempt to ship inactive anthrax samples resulted in live samples being sent to labs in nine U.S. states and to a U.S. Air Force base in South Korea.

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Federal Appeals Court Blocks Arkansas Ban On Abortion After 12 Weeks

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit has blocked an Arkansas law that bans abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy. The case was filed by two doctors on their own and their patients' behalf.

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