National / International News

Humanitarian Worker In Yemen Sees Catastrophe Ahead

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 03:38

Crucial aid shipments carrying much-needed medical supplies have finally reached Yemen. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Nuha, the humanitarian coordinator for Oxfam in Yemen.

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Family Dispute Tears At France's Far-Right National Front

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 03:38

A family feud is raging in France's far-right political party between party leader Marine Le Pen and its founder, Le Pen's father. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with French journalist Cecile Alduy.

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Obama set for historic Castro talks

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 03:36
US President Barack Obama is expected to meet his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro for substantive talks, as the Americas summit resumes in Panama.

Lib Dems 'will protect data online'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 03:32
Plans for new laws to protect people's rights online are unveiled by the Liberal Democrats.

Polish man's house attacked

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 03:21
The front window of a house in north Belfast is smashed on the same street where two similar attacks were treated as hate crimes.

The Future of Free Online Courses: New Research From MIT And Harvard

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 03:03

A new study of free, online college courses found a pattern among the people who take them: They're mostly college-educated, including a surprising number of teachers.

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Former Ebola Fighters Feel As If They Get No Respect

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 03:03

Many Liberians who helped battle the virus weren't full-fledged health workers. Now that the outbreak has subsided, they feel forgotten, neglected and stigmatized.

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Briton dies in Alps skiing accident

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 03:02
A British national has died in a skiing accident in the French Alps, the Foreign Office confirms, with reports saying it was a seven-year-old boy.

VIDEO: Texas drivers scoop 'free money'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 02:21
Texan Joel Aldridge describes seeing fellow drivers scooping up free money on Interstate 20.

VIDEO: Aerial footage of US police attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 02:09
An attack on a suspect by a number of Californian policemen is caught on film by a news helicopter crew.

Estranged dad and son election fight

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 02:05
An estranged father and son are going head to head at the district council elections in Nottinghamshire.

Death crash ambulance was stolen

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 02:00
A private ambulance was stolen 20 minutes before it was involved in a fatal crash with a bus in North Yorkshire, police say.