National / International News

Murray in good shape to face Tsonga

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:22
Andy Murray believes his physical problems are behind him as he heads into the second week of the US Open.

Liberia's Ebola Routine: Wear Your Temperature On Your Lapel

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:01

NPR producer Nicole Beemsterboer reflects on 10 days in Liberia: children losing parents, young men risking their lives to collect bodies, and the smell of chlorinated hand-washing water everywhere.

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When Wildlife Documentaries Jump The Shark

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 14:34

Networks like the Discovery Channel have been criticized for pushing entertainment at the cost of science, with fake "documentaries" about everything from mermaids to mythical monster sharks.

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Murray into US Open fourth round

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 14:19
Andy Murray sees off Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov in four sets to reach the last 16 of the US Open in New York.

Kvitova beaten by qualifier Krunic

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 13:49
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova becomes the latest shock exit at the US Open, losing to qualifier Aleksandra Krunic.

Costa must learn respect - Martinez

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 13:45
Everton boss Roberto Martinez says Chelsea's Diego Costa must learn the "ethics" of British football after the Toffees' 6-3 defeat.

Roma 2-0 Fiorentina

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 13:36
Ashley Cole makes his Roma debut as they begin the new Serie A season with a hard-fought win against Fiorentina.

One Woman's Lessons From Living On The Street

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 13:19

It's hard enough being homeless, but for women there are extra dangers and challenges. One D.C. woman who has lived on the streets for decades shares some of what she's learned.

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First openly gay NFL player dropped

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 13:03
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams.

Michael Sam, First Openly Gay NFL Draft, Is Dropped By Rams

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 12:59

The former Missouri defensive end was edged out in a competition against undrafted rookie Ethan Westbrooks for a spot on St. Louis' roster.

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Visa delay hits Rojo's Man Utd debut

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 12:25
Marcos Rojo's Manchester United debut is being held up by a four-year-old claim he rowed with a neighbour in Argentina.

South Africa Condemns Apparent Coup In Lesotho

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 11:53

Early Saturday, soldiers in the tiny kingdom completely surrounded by South Africa took to the streets amid gunfire, forcing the prime minister to flee. The army has denied a takeover.

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El Salvador gangs re-launch truce

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 11:45
Leaders of five of El Salvador's powerful gangs say they will stop attacking police and military in a bid to re-launch a gang truce agreed two years ago.

US TV host found murdered at home

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 11:14
A US television host and former Suffolk dance school teacher was shot dead by his son-in-law at his home in Louisiana, local police say.

Everton 3-6 Chelsea

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 11:05
Diego Costa scores twice as Chelsea win a nine-goal thriller against Everton to keep up their 100% start to the season.

Cook defends England's ODI approach

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 11:01
England captain Alastair Cook defends his team's tactics after a second successive heavy defeat in the one-day series with India.

PM warns of terror threat to Europe

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 10:20
The terrorist threat posed by Islamist extremists is as much a concern for countries in mainland Europe as it is for the UK, David Cameron says.

Ukraine near 'point of no return'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 10:19
Ukraine's president says his country is "close to a point of no return - full scale-war", as the EU discusses more sanctions against Russia.

Italian and Pole get top EU jobs

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 10:17
EU leaders appoint Italy's Federica Mogherini as EU foreign policy chief and Poland's Donald Tusk as European Council President.

Swansea City 3-0 West Bromwich Albion

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 09:56
Impressive Swansea beat West Bromwich Albion to briefly go top of the Premier League with a third successive win.
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