National / International News

I'm From Philly. 30 Years Later, I'm Still Trying To Make Sense Of The MOVE Bombing

NPR News - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:55

Philly native Gene Demby was four years old when city police dropped a bomb on a house of black activists in his hometown. Thirty years later, he's still trying to make sense of it all.

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Woman savaged by bear in Russia

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:50
A woman is critically ill in hospital after being attacked and seriously injured by a bear in the far east of Russia, newspaper reports say.

Tom Hardy 'ready' for next Mad Max

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:48
British actor Tom Hardy says he is "totally ready" to reprise the role of Mad Max in the next film in a planned trilogy.

VIDEO: Nazi guard in court for survivor testimony

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:44
Auschwitz survivors continue to testify at the trial of a former guard at the Nazi death camp.

How much Short money do parties get?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:33
What do parties do with the cash they are entitled to?

Inquiry call over Casement claims

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:24
The Ulster Unionist leader, Mike Nesbitt, calls for an inquiry into the sports minister and her knowledge of safety regarding the redevelopment of Casement Park.

Pair detained for shaving girl's hair

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:20
Two teenagers who shaved a sleeping schoolgirl's eyebrows and hair off are detained for 10 months at a young offenders' institute.

One Woman's Struggle To Survive 'Too Much Vacation' In France

NPR News - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:18

NPR Paris correspondent Eleanor Beardsley doesn't expect a ton of sympathy when she complains about unending holidays in France. But when you have a kid who's always off school, it's tough. Really.

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Prince Charles's letters published

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:04
Prince Charles's secret letters to Labour ministers from a decade ago released after lengthy legal battle

Military General In Burundi Claims Coup Against Its President

NPR News - Wed, 2015-05-13 06:55

The country has been the scene of mass protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza seeking a third term. It's unclear whether the coup has the support of the full military.

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