Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Senate Narrowly Confirms Mulvaney As Trump's OMB Director

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Democrats who opposed his nomination spoke of Rep. Mick Mulvaney's view that Social Security and Medicare must be overhauled — something President Trump has promised not to undertake.

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'A Day Without Immigrants' Promises A National Strike Thursday

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Some businesses are closing for the day; others are staying open and pledging to contribute a share of the day's proceeds to nonprofits that aid Latino communities.

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China Blacklists Carfentanil, Closing A Deadly Loophole

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The opioid carfentanil is roughly 10,000 times more potent than morphine — but until now, it hasn't been a controlled substance in China.

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'I'd Like To See You Hold Back On Settlements,' Trump Tells Netanyahu

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Recent remarks by senior White House officials had seemed to signal a possible shift in the long-held U.S. view that a two-state solution is integral to peace negotiations.

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Reports: U.S. Intercepted Calls Between Trump Campaign Staff And Russian Intelligence

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Investigators are still determining a motive behind the calls. The communications were swept up as U.S. agencies targeted known Russian operatives.

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Guilty Verdict In Etan Patz Case, Nearly 40 Years After Boy's Disappearance

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

After leaving home to wait for the school bus in Manhattan more than 30 years ago, Etan Patz was never again seen by his family. His body has never been found.

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'Playboy' Snaps Out Of Its Never-Nude Phase

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

"Naked is normal," the magazine announces on the cover of its new issue, one year after removing full-frontal nudity from its pages.

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UConn Women Win Historic 100th Game In A Row

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

As of Monday night, the last time UConn lost a game was 818 days ago — in November of 2014, when Stanford beat them in overtime.

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School District In Canada Cancels Trips To U.S., Citing Border Policies, Safety

Monday, February 13, 2017

The decision was made out of caution, says the Greater Essex County District School Board, which cites uncertainty over President Trump's immigration and travel ban.

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Signs Of Hope At Oroville Dam, After Overflow Sparked Large Evacuation Sunday

Monday, February 13, 2017

Lake Oroville's water level has finally dropped below its record high, after residents scrambled to comply with an evacuation order Sunday.

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Trump's National Security Adviser Reportedly Discussed Sanctions With Russia

Friday, February 10, 2017

Questions rise again about National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. — and whether he did anything improper.

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EPA Halves Staff Attending Environmental Conference In Alaska

Friday, February 10, 2017

The Trump administration's transition officials ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to cut its presence at the event. The team cited travel costs in explaining the abrupt move.

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Tribe Reportedly Files Legal Challenge To Dakota Access Pipeline

Thursday, February 09, 2017

After receiving a long-awaited easement, Energy Transfer Partners has begun drilling the last portion of the pipeline. The work should last 60 days, the company says.

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With Sessions Confirmed, Alabama Governor Appoints New Senator

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Luther Strange will go from being Alabama's attorney general to being the state's junior senator — ending his role investigating a sex scandal involving the governor.

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Ex-NSA Contractor Accused Of Taking Classified Information Is Indicted

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Harold Thomas Martin III was a NSA private contractor who prosecutors say spent decades stealing national security secrets.

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Explosion Hits Nuclear Power Station In Northwest France

Thursday, February 09, 2017

The electric utility that operates the plant says there was "no victim and no consequences for safety and the environment."

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2 Cities To Pull More Than $3 Billion From Wells Fargo Over Dakota Access Pipeline

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

In a unanimous vote, Seattle's City Council opted to pull city funds from the banking giant. Hours later, the City Council in Davis, Calif., followed suit.

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Read Coretta Scott King's Letter That Got Sen. Elizabeth Warren Silenced

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Warren was reading aloud from a letter by the widow of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when she was interrupted by the presiding chair of the Senate.

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Russian Court Finds Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Guilty In Retrial

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

As the findings were announced, Navalny, a popular blogger, tweeted images and said the new verdict seemed to be copied from an earlier trial.

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Republicans Vote To Silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren In Confirmation Debate

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

After Warren quoted Coretta Scott King and Sen. Edward Kennedy, Republicans invoked a Senate rule that silences a member accused of impugning the integrity of a colleague.

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