National / International News

'Charlie Hebdo' Will Print 1M Copies Of Its Next Issue

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:40

The satirical French magazine that was the target of a deadly attack typically prints 60,000 copies and sells about 30,000. Separately, news organizations and Google donated money to Charlie Hebdo.

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US to close 15 bases in Europe

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:38
The US will close 15 military bases across Europe, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has confirmed.

Mourinho charged over ref claims

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:38
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is charged by the Football Association following comments after a draw with Southampton.

VIDEO: Oldham FC statement on Ched Evans

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:35
Oldham Athletic confirm that they will not be signing Ched Evans and say the club was put under "unbearable pressure" during negotiations to sign the player

Texas Abortion Case May Hinge On Definition of 'Undue Burden'

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:28

A federal appeals court this week is once again weighing whether Texas restrictions on clinics that perform abortions are too onerous for women who seek the procedure. How far is too far to drive?

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Why Bill Gates Is Commissioning Fine Art

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:19

From stylized photography that looks like a fashion shoot to a comic book journey about lockjaw, artwork from around the world illustrates the value of vaccines.

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Dying baby's mum 'begged for help'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:11
A mother "begged" doctors not to let her baby die after paramedics failed to treat her condition as an emergency, an inquest hears.

Sen. Barbara Boxer Won't Seek 5th Term In Senate

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:10

The California Democrat's announcement ends speculation about her political future. Boxer, 74, had been a favorite to retain her seat; she said she would work to ensure it remains with her party.

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In pictures: F1 stars behind the lens

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:09
Drivers pictures to be auctioned for charity

Sri Lanka rivals await poll results

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 08:02
Sri Lanka's long-time leader Mahinda Rajapaksa awaits the results of Thursday's election, the tightest contest he has faced.

Wales gets first female Fifa referee

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:52
An Abercynon woman becomes Wales' first female Fifa-accredited referee after only being an official for three years.

Oldham had death threats over Evans

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:45
Oldham Athletic condemn death threats made to fans, sponsors and staff as the club pulls out of a deal to sign Ched Evans.

Greek masterpiece comes to London

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:44
A new exhibition at the British Museum will include what was once dubbed "the most famous Greek body in Europe".

No Greens, no TV debates - Cameron

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:44
Prime Minister David Cameron says he does not want to take part in TV election debates unless the Green Party are also included, the BBC learns.

United Attendants Battle Firing After Security Concerns

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:43

The airline's former employees are filing a federal whistleblower complaint over their termination for refusing to fly after discovering what they said was threatening graffiti on an aircraft.

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Two arrests after man murdered

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:31
Two people are arrested by police investigating the murder of a restaurant owner, whose car was forced off the road in County Antrim.

NASA Map Shows Just How Cold It Is In Eastern U.S.

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:24

Arctic Air moved as far south as Florida and Texas on Wednesday. The low temperatures will persist today.

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Ugandan Muslim clerics 'go missing'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:22
Four Muslim clerics go missing in the Ugandan capital several weeks after two other clerics were killed, a community leader says.

Canadian Smith knocks out Robson

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:19
Canadian Jeff Smith beats ninth seed Gary Robson to qualify for the men's quarter-finals of the BDO World Championships.

VIDEO: Charlie Hebdo victims in 60 seconds

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 07:15
A tribute to the 12 victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris.