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Bill Chappell

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Recent:
  • NPR
  • 90.1FM WABE
  • KUOW
Past:
  • WBUR
  • 90.5 WESA
  • WFAE
  • WNYC
  • WUSF
  • KTOO

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Justice Alito: Pandemic Has Brought 'Unimaginable Restrictions' On Freedoms

"It pains me to say this, but in certain quarters, religious liberty is fast becoming a disfavored right," the Supreme Court justice told the Federalist Society's annual National Lawyers Convention. → Read More

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Trump Touts Coronavirus Vaccine Progress As Cases Climb

In his first public remarks since Joe Biden won the presidential election, President Trump hinted at the possibility of turnover at the White House, which he has resisted over the past week. → Read More

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'It's Dangerous To Delay' Transition, Democratic White House Veteran Podesta Says

For the Biden team, being able to access up-to-date information about the COVID-19 response "really is essential," says John Podesta, a former leader of President Barack Obama's transition team. → Read More

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President Trump Makes No Remarks During Veterans Day Observance At Arlington

The Arlington ceremony was closed to the public because of coronavirus guidelines. President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, attended a separate ceremony in Philadelphia. → Read More

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Pompeo Promises 'A Smooth Transition To A 2nd Trump Administration'

"We're going to count all the votes," the secretary of state told reporters, an apparent reference to President Trump's baseless claims of widespread voter fraud. → Read More

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'The Vaccine Is On Its Way, Folks,' Fauci Says As Brooklyn Names Him A COVID-19 Hero

Dr. Anthony Fauci was honored Tuesday as "a reassuring champion of science and reason" by the New York City borough of Brooklyn, where he was born and raised. → Read More

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Head Of DOJ's Election Crimes Unit Steps Down After Barr OKs Election Inquiries

The attorney general's policy breaks with Justice Department guidance of not interfering with elections that has stood for 40 years, Richard Pilger says. → Read More

'Count Every Vote!': Large Postelection Protests Seen In Several U.S. Cities

Some of the protests had been planned ahead of Election Day. But they were intensified by President Trump's attempts to pronounce himself the winner of a presidential race that's still playing out. → Read More

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'Count Every Vote!' Large Postelection Protests Seen In Several U.S. Cities

Some of the protests had been planned ahead of Election Day. But they were intensified by President Trump's attempts to pronounce himself the winner of a presidential race that's still playing out. → Read More

When Will We Know The Winner? Time Frames For 6 Key States

The United States is waking up the morning after Election Day not knowing who will be president for the next four years. → Read More

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When Will We Know The Winner? Time Frames For Key States

Here's how much longer it will take to count the votes in the remaining key states of Pennsylvania, Georgia, Nevada and North Carolina. → Read More

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'Our Miracle': Girl Survives 4 Days In Quake Rubble, Cheering Turkey

The girl's name is Ayda Gezgin – but officials call her "our miracle" after she was pulled relatively unharmed from a collapsed building. → Read More

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7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes In Aegean Sea; At Least 14 Dead In Turkey And Greece

The earthquake's worst effects are reported in Turkey, where officials say at least 12 people died and more than 600 were injured. The city of Izmir suffered extensive damage. → Read More

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Zeta Causes 2 Million Power Outages, Speeds Its Way Into Virginia

Most of the power outages are in Georgia, where 677,842 customers lost electricity. But Louisiana, Alabama and North Carolina each saw more than 400,000 accounts go dark. → Read More

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3 Dead In Apparent Terrorist Knife Attack At Church In Nice, France

A man used a knife to kill three peopel at the church. The mayor of Nice calls it an attack on Christianity. → Read More

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Zeta Triggers Hurricane Warning For New Orleans As Gulf Coast Awaits Storm

"This is a life-threatening situation," the National Hurricane Center said, urging people to take precautions against the risk of flooding. Louisiana and Alabama have declared a state of emergency. → Read More

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'Very Nice!': Kazakhstan, Outraged No More, Embraces Borat In New Slogan

The country is welcoming a chance to boost its profile through the new movie featuring the fictional journalist Borat. And as one young Kazakhstani puts it, "This is a parody of American society." → Read More

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Chile Celebrates Voters' Decision To Scrap Constitution, Start Over

One year after Santiago's streets were jammed by protesters, they were filled Sunday with revelers. More than 7.5 million people voted, setting a new record for voter participation, officials said. → Read More

Water On The Moon: NASA Confirms Water Molecules On Our Neighbor's Sunny Surface

The breakthrough suggests that water, vital to life on Earth, could be distributed across more parts of the lunar surface than the ice that has previously been found in cold and dark places. → Read More

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11 Arrested In Clashes After Pro-Trump Convoy Passes Through NYC's Times Square

Skirmishes broke out after some counterdemonstrators yanked flags off vehicles – and some drivers and passengers got out of their cars. → Read More