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Colombia probes possible mass grave

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:30
Excavation begins at a Medellin landfill site where the bodies of up to 300 people are believed to be buried.

VIDEO: Bedroom astronomers reveal Pluto's secrets

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:22
Amateur astronomers have begun studying the images of Pluto sent back by the New Horizons probe

VIDEO: 'My GDP diary...'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:19
BBC News explains how your daily activities can influence the calculation of GDP, or Gross Domestic Product., a key economic indicator.

VIDEO: The 'Uptown Funk' unemployment parody

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:16
A parody of Mark Ronson's hit song 'Uptown Funk' has become a YouTube hit in Jordan.

California Health Insurance Exchange Keeps Rate Hikes Low — Again

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:14

Monthly premiums for health insurance plans in the Covered California marketplace will increase by an average of 4 percent for 2016. The price for some plans will drop.

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Stafford NHS trust 'must improve'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:08
An NHS trust set up to run the scandal-hit Stafford Hospital requires improvement, a health watchdog says.

New York airport to be rebuilt

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:06
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveils a sweeping plan to rebuild the ageing terminals of LaGuardia Airport - one of the busiest in the US.

Blatter deserves Nobel Prize - Putin

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:04
Fifa president Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize, according to Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Why we like to believe that dinosaurs were scaly

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:04
Why do we like to believe that dinosaurs were scaly?

Which oils are best to cook with?

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:03
Michael Mosley on which oil is the healthiest to cook with

Self-driving cars are a distant prospect

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:03
What's putting the brakes on driverless cars?

PM in foreign home-buyers warning

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:02
Homes in the UK are being bought by foreigners with "plundered or laundered cash", David Cameron is to warn.

'Wrecked sub' seen in Swedish waters

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:00
The Swedish military is investigating a report that a wrecked Russian submarine has been found in the country's territorial waters.

Berahino 'not ready for Spurs move'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 14:59
A move to Tottenham this summer would be too soon for striker Saido Berahino, says his former West Brom boss Alan Irvine.

Corruption crackdown and wills warning

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 14:47
A crackdown on corruption and a landmark ruling on wills make the front pages, as the Lord Sewel story rumbles on.

US removes Cuba from slavery list

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 14:40
The United States removes Cuba from the list of countries failing to combat modern-day slavery.

Maddy police aware of Australia body

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 14:38
Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann contact authorities in Australia following the discovery of a girl's remains in a suitcase, Scotland Yard says.

Baidu profits miss expectations

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 14:35
China's biggest online search engine Baidu missed analysts' expectations as profits took a hit from investment redirected elsewhere.

VIDEO: Libyans suffering in turbulent Tripoli

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 14:06
The regime of Colonel Gadaafi in Libya ended four years ago. It is now a divided country with two rival governments and its people are struggling to rebuild their lives.

With Religious Services, Immigrant Detainees Find 'Calmness'

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-27 14:05

In-house chaplains have helped detainees cope with daily frustration, even reducing violence in detention centers. But meeting the spiritual needs of people from all over the world is a challenge.

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