National / International News

For Veteran, Hospice Care Work Connects Him To Family

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:31

Ron Riveira, who served in the Navy and Marines, now does hospice care for vets and says it allows him to help people like his grandparents. "Every time I go into a home, I see a piece of my family."

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Director Gina Prince-Bythewood: It's Time To 'Obliterate The Term Black Film'

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:29

The creator of Love and Basketball has a new film out called Beyond the Lights. "For me it's just about putting people of color in every genre and making it become normal," she says.

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Separates Fact From Fiction In 'Interstellar'

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:27

The astrophysicist has been tweeting about the science behind the film. In an interview with NPR, Tyson goes beyond those tweets, into wormholes, relatively and even a few spoilers.

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State Health Insurance Exchanges Hope To Woo Urban Minorities

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:26

With Obamacare signups resuming this week, California and Connecticut have deployed new strategies to reach people who resisted signing up last year. Step one: Avoid previous cultural gaffes.

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VIDEO: Robot recreates Karate Kid kick

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:18
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

Man 'swept off' sea wall by waves

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 23:06
Rescue teams spend the night searching for an elderly man believed to have been swept off the sea wall at Torquay

Ched Evans 'cannot go back' to game

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:47
Former Wales international Ched Evans "cannot go back" to playing professional football after his rape conviction, First Minister Carwyn Jones says on the BBC's Question Time.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:46
Real Madrid ponder offloading Bale to Chelsea, Podolski is urged to leave Arsenal, Man Utd target Depay, plus more.

Part of M25 collapses in heavy rain

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:41
Three lanes of the M25 in Surrey are closed after a section of the motorway collapsed in heavy rain.

VIDEO: I'll get loads of stick - McGeady

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:37
Republic of Ireland international Aiden McGeady expects to get "loads of stick" when he plays against Scotland, the country of his birth on Friday.

German economy avoids recession

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:32
The German economy narrowly avoids recession, growing by 0.1% in the third quarter, official figures show.

Heavy rain leads to road closures

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 22:20
A number of roads across Northern Ireland remain closed following heavy rain on Thursday.

Myanmar reforms hit 'bumpy patch'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:57
Myanmar's reform process has hit a "bumpy patch", opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says after a meeting with US President Barack Obama.

Call for Wales ban on 'legal highs'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:54
A call is made for the sale of "legal highs" to be banned in Wales.

'Tiger' search resumes near Paris

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 21:53
Police and fire officials are resuming their search for a tiger on the loose in a town outside Paris, local authorities say.

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