Bill Chappell

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House Votes To Approve 'Fiscal Cliff' Legislation

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

The compromise deal, which was approved by the Senate earlier Tuesday, stops large tax increases for 99 percent of Americans and delays massive spending cuts for two months. The bill ...

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Deal To Avert 'Fiscal Cliff' Appears Likely

Monday, December 31, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden was meeting late Monday with Senate Democrats to brief them on a proposed deal to stop the sharp tax increases and spending cuts. The Senate may vote on the d...

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White House To Host Congressional Leaders Friday For Fiscal Deadline Talks

Thursday, December 27, 2012

President Barack Obama will meet with the four leaders of Congress Friday, to discuss a possible deal that would avoid automatic spending cuts and tax increases in the new year.

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Toyota Moves To Settle 'Sudden Acceleration' Lawsuits For More Than $1 Billion

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Owners of Toyota vehicles that experienced sudden and unintended acceleration have reached a settlement requiring the carmaker to pay as much as $1.4 billion in claims. A judge will review the proposal Friday.

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Weather Outside Is Frightful; Tornadoes, Snow, Rain Lash Much Of Nation

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Twisters touched down across the Southeast. Heavy snow and rains toppled trees and power lines. At least six deaths are being attributed to the massive system's effects. Now, it's hit...

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Obama: 'We Have Wept With You'

Sunday, December 16, 2012

President Obama grieved with the community of Newtown, Conn., Sunday night, saying at a memorial service that he was there to assure those who lost loved ones in Friday's brutal attac...

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Fox News' Smith Apologizes After Man Commits Suicide On Air

Friday, September 28, 2012

After inadvertently airing live coverage of a car chase that ended with a man's suicide, Fox News has issued an apology to its viewers. The incident occurred as the cable network carried a live feed of a man fleeing police.

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Streams Of Water Once Flowed On Mars; NASA Says Photos Prove It

Thursday, September 27, 2012

NASA's Curiosity rover has found definitive proof that water once ran across the surface of Mars, the agency announced today. NASA scientists say that new photos from the rover show r...

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Drinking (Coffee) On The Job: Restaurant Workers, Women Lead The Way

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Cooks and servers, scientists and sales reps — those are some of the workers who say they perform better after drinking coffee. People who work as nurses, journalists, and teachers al...

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Kickstarter Says It 'Is Not A Store' As It Revises Policy On Projects' Risks

Friday, September 21, 2012

Even as it has been praised for bringing innovative ideas to life, Kickstarter has been criticized for allowing creators to be a little fuzzy about their plans — and for providing lit...

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Touchdown: Space Shuttle Endeavour Lands In Los Angeles

Friday, September 21, 2012

Riding piggy-back atop a Boeing 747, the shuttle performed a fly-by at several iconic spots, from Malibu and Santa Monica to the Getty Center, the Griffith Observatory, and Vandenberg Air Force Base.

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Wide Gap Remains Between NFL And Refs; League Insists On Respect For Subs

Friday, September 21, 2012

Despite complaints from NFL coaches and players, the league and its locked-out officials are no closer to reaching a deal than they were last week, according to reports. News of the l...

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Astronauts Return From Space Station, As An American Takes Command

Monday, September 17, 2012

U.S. astronaut Sunita Williams is now in command of the International Space Station, after receiving control of the facility this weekend. Three departing astronauts whose capsule lef...

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S&P 500 Spikes To New Four-Year High On News About Europe, U.S. Jobs

Thursday, September 06, 2012

The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index rose to levels it hasn't hit in more than four years today, bolstered by the European Central Bank's plan to buy bonds of struggling countries to...

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Secret Service Investigates Claim That Romney's Tax Returns Were Stolen

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

An anonymous ransom note causes a stir by alleging that Pricewaterhouse Coopers' network was hacked — and copies of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tax returns were copied.

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Shuttle Endeavour's Trip To L.A. May Cause 400 Trees To Be Cut Down

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

The space shuttle Endeavour will make its final trip next month, to the California Science Center in Los Angeles. But at 78 feet wide, Endeavour can't squeeze through highway overpass...

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Pentagon Unhappy With 'No Easy Day,' As Book On Bin Laden Raid Tops Charts

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Defense Department officials say that No Easy Day, former Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette's book about the secret mission to kill Osama bin Laden, includes classified information that may ...

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'Green Mile' Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dies At 54

Monday, September 03, 2012

Actor Michael Clarke Duncan has died at age 54, according to his fiancée, the Rev. Omarosa Manigault. Known for his large size and deep, resonant voice, Duncan received an Oscar nomin...

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Navy Lieutenant Swims To Gold In London Paralympics, Months After Injury

Friday, August 31, 2012

Less than one year after being blinded by an explosion in Afghanistan, U.S. swimmer Bradley Snyder has won a gold medal in the men's 100m freestyle at the 2012 Paralympics. The medal ...

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Bradley Manning's Trial Set To Begin In February In WikiLeaks Case

Thursday, August 30, 2012

The trial of Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private accused of passing hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the WikiLeaks website, is now scheduled to begin in early February.

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