National / International News

Watson knocked out of US Open

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 10:10
British number one Heather Watson is beaten 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-0) by American Lauren Davis in round one of the US Open.

Oliver Sacks: A Neurologist At The 'Intersection Of Fact And Fable'

NPR News - Mon, 2015-08-31 10:09

The neurologist, who died Sunday, saw "infinitely moving, dramatic, romantic situations" during his decades studying the human brain. Fresh Air remembers Sacks with two interviews from 1985 and 2012.

» E-Mail This

Notorious Cocaine Dealers' Release Requests Test New Sentencing Guidelines

NPR News - Mon, 2015-08-31 09:48

A man who helped flood Washington DC with drugs in the 1980s wants to reduce his sentence using guidelines that help drug offenders secure early release. But a federal judge doesn't seem convinced.

» E-Mail This

Obama to appear on Bear Grylls show

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 09:31
US President Barack Obama is to appear on the Bear Grylls survival show to raise awareness of the effects of climate change in Alaska, NBC announces.

Brady, Goodell Don't Reach Deal; Judge Will Rule On 'Deflategate'

NPR News - Mon, 2015-08-31 09:31

Also, Jane Rosenberg, the sketch artist whose vision of Brady at his first appearance in federal court sparked a flood of commentary, issued a new sketch of the quarterback.

» E-Mail This

England beat Aussies in T20 thriller

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 09:28
England beat Australia by five runs in a thrilling one-off Twenty20 international at Cardiff.

Pennsylvania Falls Short Of Little League World Series Title, But Not To Fans

NPR News - Mon, 2015-08-31 09:22

The Red Land Little League team of Lewisberry, Pa., had an eight-run lead but lost to a team from Tokyo, 18-11. The combined 23 runs set a record for a championship game.

» E-Mail This

Pennsylvania Falls Short At Little League World Series Title, But Not To Fans

NPR News - Mon, 2015-08-31 09:22

The Red Land Little League team of Lewisberry, Pa., had an eight-run lead but lost to a team from Tokyo, 18-11. The combined 23 runs set a record for a championship game.

» E-Mail This

'Legend' Hurricane Fly retires

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 09:06
Two-time Champion Hurdle winner Hurricane Fly is retired with a world record 22 Group One victories to his name.

Man Utd talking to Real over De Gea

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 08:51
Manchester United are negotiating with Real Madrid over a deal to sell goalkeeper David De Gea to the Spanish giants.

Five obstacles to an EU migrants deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 08:12
Why are EU countries struggling to agree on measures to tackle the migrant crisis? The BBC's Laurence Peter examines the hurdles they face.

VIDEO: Highlights from Notting Hill Carnival

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 08:10
Notting Hill Carnival bands are taking to the roads of west London for the second day of what is thought to be Europe's largest street music festival.

VIDEO: Ukraine clashes over autonomy deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 07:18
A Ukrainian police officer has died and 100 others have been hurt during clashes with protesters outside parliament in Kiev.

Thai Police Issue Arrest Warrants For 2 More Bombing Suspects

NPR News - Mon, 2015-08-31 06:58

Over the weekend, police arrested a man whom they have not charged. Police, however, gave themselves the $84,000 reward for tips leading to an arrest.

» E-Mail This

VIDEO: Motoring collector Lord Montagu dies

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 06:49
Lord Montagu, who established the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, has died aged 88.

How Shows Like 'Will & Grace' And 'Black-ish' Can Change Your Brain

NPR News - Mon, 2015-08-31 06:19

Go ahead, use this article to justify binge-watching Orange Is The New Black all weekend.

» E-Mail This

Who killed Dr Malleshappa Kalburgi?

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 06:13
Could caste be behind murder of radical Indian thinker?

VIDEO: Thai police reward officers for arrest

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 05:33
Thai police have decided to reward the officers involved in the arrest of a man suspected of carrying out the bombing of a shrine in Bangkok.

Merkel warns of 'failure' on migrants

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 05:28
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Europe as a whole needs to move" on how to deal with refugees and migrants arriving in the EU.

VIDEO: Somalia piracy 'not dead but dormant'

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-31 04:52
There are warnings about a new outbreak of piracy off Somalia's coast in spite of an international naval taskforce and UK backed efforts to build stability onshore in the Horn of Africa.

Pages