Bill Chappell

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New England Is Facing Its 1st Direct Hurricane Landfall In 30 Years

Friday, August 20, 2021

With Tropical Storm Henri strengthening, resort areas such as Martha's Vineyard, Block Island and Nantucket are in the watch zone this weekend, as are parts of Long Island and Connecticut.

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Mike Richards Resigns As Host Of Jeopardy!

Friday, August 20, 2021

Richards has been scrutinized over earlier allegations of a hostile work environment, as well as inappropriate comments he made about women on a podcast he once hosted.

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For A Night, More Than 125 Landmarks Around The World Were Bathed In Purple

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Rome's Colosseum, the London Eye and the Empire State Building and other iconic buildings were lit up in purple on Thursday, to highlight visibility and equal treatment for people with disabilities.

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Aid Workers On The Front Line In Haiti Find Washed-Out Roads, And Some Signs Of Hope

Thursday, August 19, 2021

"There's nothing more eerie than walking into a half-destroyed building and seeing yesterday's lesson on the blackboard as if nothing had changed," says Christy Delafield of Mercy Corps.

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Researchers Studying Daddy Longlegs' Genes Created A 'Daddy Shortlegs'

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

The arachnids, also known as harvestmen, can use their legs like a curling marsupial tail — or as a sensor, or for courtship. They can also simply detach one, in case of emergency.

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NFL's Raiders Will Require Fans To Show Vaccine Proof Or Get A Shot At The Gate

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

When the Las Vegas Raiders start their NFL season, the team wants its home stadium to look as normal as possible, with stands full of fans. Those who been vaccinated won't have to wear masks.

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8 Paradoxes That Sum Up America's 20-Year Mission In Afghanistan

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The U.S. government's goals frequently shifted, creating "20 one-year reconstruction efforts, rather than one 20-year effort," an inspector general's report says.

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Afghanistan's Paralympic Team Can't Travel To Tokyo, With Airports In Turmoil

Monday, August 16, 2021

In another sign of the dramatic change wrought by the Taliban's sudden takeover, Paralympic athletes now have no way to travel to Japan.

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Canada Will Require All Air Travelers To Be Vaccinated In A Broad New Policy

Friday, August 13, 2021

Starting this fall, Canada's government will also require all federal workers to be vaccinated, citing a "dynamic public health situation" due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Little League Says The General Public Can't Attend Its World Series

Friday, August 13, 2021

Last year's tournament was canceled outright for the first time in its history. Officials say thousands of spectators would pose too great a risk at this year's tourney.

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At Least 6 Die In Britain's Deadliest Mass Shooting In More Than A Decade

Friday, August 13, 2021

A gunman in southwest England killed five people, including a 3-year-old girl, before turning his weapon on himself, police say.

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A Former College Professor Accused Of Serial Arson Is Denied Bail In California

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

"Where [Gary] Maynard went, fires started. Not just once, but over and over again," the government said in a court memorandum.

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Fauci Says Teachers Should Be Required To Be Vaccinated

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

"We are in a major surge now as we're going into the fall, into the school season. This is very serious business," Fauci said. He urges states and localities to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for teachers.

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Lionel Messi Is Reportedly Joining Paris Saint-Germain

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

The soccer great's father told a Spanish newspaper that Messi will sign a deal for two seasons in Paris, with an option for a third.

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The Dixie Fire Is The 2nd Largest In California History And Is Only 21% Contained

Monday, August 09, 2021

The massive fire has now been burning since mid-July in Northern California. Sheriff's deputies are still looking for four people who lived in the town of Greenville, which was largely destroyed.

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Why The Olympic Athletes Don't March Behind Their Own Flag At The Closing Ceremony

Sunday, August 08, 2021

The plan was hatched 65 years ago by a teenager who is credited with saving the Games from disaster. His anonymous letter created a new Olympic tradition.

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Canada's Women Win Soccer Gold, Outlasting Sweden In Penalty Kicks

Friday, August 06, 2021

The shootout had it all: Both teams missed crucial shots, and the goalkeepers made huge saves. Then a 20-year-old first-time Olympian sealed the game.

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Winter Is Coming: The Beijing 2022 Olympics Start In Less Than 6 Months

Thursday, August 05, 2021

Many facilities are brand-new, but some may look familiar: The famous "Water Cube" that hosted swimming in 2008, for instance, is becoming an "Ice Cube," to host curling.

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Belarus Olympian Kristina Timanovskaya Arrives In Poland, Which Offered Her Asylum

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

She had been competing at the Tokyo Olympics. Timanovskaya is reuniting with her husband — who has also obtained a humanitarian visa.

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Tamyra Mensah-Stock Becomes 1st U.S. Black Woman To Win Wrestling Gold

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

"I'm feeling very happy and I keep trying not to cry, but it keeps happening," Tamyra Mensah-Stock said after her historic win in Tokyo.

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