Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Hank Aaron, Baseball's Legendary Slugger, Dies At 86

Friday, January 22, 2021

"Hammerin' Hank" was 86. He shattered Babe Ruth's home run record in 1974.

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U.N. Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Takes Effect, Without The U.S. And Others

Friday, January 22, 2021

"For the first time in history, nuclear weapons are going to be illegal in international law," says Elayne Whyte, who oversaw the treaty's creation.

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U.S. Will Remain In WHO, Fauci Announces, As Biden Reverses Trump Move

Thursday, January 21, 2021

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus responded, "Thank you my brother Tony" and thanks also to the U.S. for renewing its support.

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No Large Protests In D.C. As President Biden Is Inaugurated

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Some 25,000 National Guard members are in the city where insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol just two weeks ago.

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Pompeo Accuses China Of Genocide Against Muslim Uighurs In Xinjiang

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

"I believe this genocide is ongoing," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a forceful statement issued on his last full day representing the U.S. to the world.

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Seesaws Built On U.S. Border Wall Win Prestigious Design Prize

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

"We are hopeful for change and that we start building more bridges instead of walls," says Ronald Rael, one of the designers of the project.

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Biden To Nominate Transgender Doctor Rachel Levine As Assistant Health Secretary

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Dr. Rachel Levine is currently the secretary of health in Pennsylvania, where she leads the state's fight against COVID-19.

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Data Scientist Rebekah Jones, Facing Arrest, Turns Herself In To Florida Authorities

Monday, January 18, 2021

Rebekah Jones has said she lost her job after refusing to manipulate data to suggest Florida was ready to ease coronavirus restrictions.

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Despite Warnings, Many State Capitols See Only Small Protests And Quiet Streets

Sunday, January 17, 2021

In Michigan, Sunday's protest in Lansing was deemed "eclectic, but small and dull." It wasn't alone.

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Twitter Suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's Account

Sunday, January 17, 2021

A Twitter spokesperson said Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene violated the company policy it recently used to remove thousands of QAnon-related accounts. Her account was suspended for 12 hours.

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Uganda Election: President Yoweri Museveni Declared Winner As Bobi Wine Alleges Fraud

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Uganda's electoral commission says Museveni has won a sixth term in office, but Wine is saying the election was rigged, and the top U.S. diplomat to Africa is calling the vote "fundamentally flawed."

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'All Hands On Deck': National Mall Is Closed As Agencies Fortify D.C.

Friday, January 15, 2021

The National Park Service cites the "real and substantial threat of violence and unlawful behavior" at the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.

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U.S. Now Says No Direct Evidence Of 'Kill/Capture Teams' So Far In Capitol Riot

Friday, January 15, 2021

The top U.S. prosecutor for the District of Columbia cited a "disconnect" after federal prosecutors in Arizona said there was "strong evidence" that pro-Trump rioters intended to kill officials.

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New York State Sues NYPD Over Its Handling Of 2020 Racial Justice Protests

Thursday, January 14, 2021

The state attorney general's office says it has received "more than 1,300 complaints and pieces of evidence" about the police response to the protests in New York City.

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COVID-19 Origin Study: WHO Team Arrives In Wuhan To Investigate

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Their arrival comes more than a week after an unexpected delay prevented the scientists from entering China.

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House Impeaches Trump A 2nd Time, Citing Insurrection At U.S. Capitol

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Just one week before he will leave office, Trump has now become the first U.S. president to be impeached twice.

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Citing 'Opportunity To Move Forward,' Rep. Cole Urges Against Impeaching Trump

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

"I can think of no action the House can take that is more likely to further divide the American people," Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., said during debate over impeaching President Trump.

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House Is Debating Impeachment 'At An Actual Crime Scene,' Rep. McGovern Says

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

"These were not protesters, these were not patriots. These were traitors. These were domestic terrorists," Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., said as the House began debating impeaching the president.

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N.H. Town Hall Closes, Citing Threats After Police Chief Attended Capitol Rally

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

"Like all of America, we're waiting to get back to normal — whatever that is," said Dick Thackston, chairman of the Troy Board of Selectmen.

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3rd Member Of Congress Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Blames Capitol Attack Lockdown

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Rep. Pramila Jayapal says people who refused to wear masks during last week's security lockdown created "a superspreader event ON TOP of a domestic terrorist attack."

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