National / International News

What Romney's Retreat Means For GOP Hopefuls

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-31 03:35

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with senior Washington editor Ron Elving about the narrowing Republican presidential field for 2016 and what we've seen so far in the first month of the new Congress.

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Family's agony over missing Manic

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 03:22
The sister of Missing Manic Street Preacher Richey Edwards says it was difficult for her father to die without knowing the fate of his son.

Missing trawler search called off

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 03:18
The search for a fishing boat that went missing in the English Channel with four people on board is called off, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency says.

How can Woods halt alarming decline?

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 03:07
After Tiger Woods's worst professional round, Iain Carter asks how the former number one can halt his alarming decline.

Just Your Typical Teenagers Helping To Fight World Poverty

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-31 03:03

Their goal is to make the world a better place 15 years from now. And the U.S. State Department listened to their ideas. But that doesn't mean they are oblivious to Justin Bieber and Gossip Girl.

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Super Bowl 2015: A beginner's guide

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 03:01
Some handy phrases to get you through the Super Bowl

German ex-President Weizsaecker dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 03:00
German former President Richard von Weizsaecker, whose two terms in office spanned reunification, dies at the age of 94.

Security fears over diplomat sex case

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:56
Officials' primary concern was with "national security" during a paedophile scandal involving a senior British diplomat in the 1980s, according to a former top civil servant.

Final win would be upset - Murray

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:55
British number one Andy Murray says it would be a "big upset" if he could beat Novak Djokovic and win his first Australian Open.

UK health worker monitored for Ebola

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:52
A British healthcare worker is brought back to the UK for Ebola monitoring after suffering a needle-stick injury in Sierra Leone.

'Mistake' to arm police with Tasers

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:47
A Welsh police and crime commissioner says the proposal to offer Tasers to all front-line police officers is a mistake.

Ice, snow, wind to blast Scotland

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:38
The Met Office issues a further warning of snow and ice covering much of Scotland from Saturday afternoon until noon on Sunday.

Sports for 2020 Games confirmed

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:19
Taekwondo and badminton are among the 22 sports confirmed for inclusion at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

VIDEO: Helicopter river rescue for trapped dog

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 02:15
Firefighters in Los Angeles have carried out a dramatic rescue of a dog trapped in a river.