National / International News

EPA Proposes New Rules To Curb Ozone Levels

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:12

The rules would lower the threshold for ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 ppb to 70 ppb. They are likely to be opposed by industry groups as well as Republicans.

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VIDEO: MP: No sympathy for millionaires like you

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:05
Former England footballer Sol Campbell clashes with Labour MP Owen Smith over the party's proposed mansion tax.

Sony to pay Vita owners after bad ad

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:05
Sony agrees to reimburse some owners of the PlayStation Vita after being accused of making false claims about its features.

Boy's injuries 'like top-floor fall'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 06:04
Fatal internal injuries suffered by a 22-month-old boy were like those caused by "a fall from the top floor of a house", his parents' murder trial hears.

Dortmund train in a London park

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:59
Borussia Dortmund are photographed training in London's Regent's Park before the Champions League game against Arsenal.

Higgins eases into UK second round

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:45
Former world champion John Higgins eases into the second round of the UK Championship with victory over Lee Walker.

How cricket helmets changed

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:42
Do cricket helmets do enough to protect the head?

VIDEO: MP woke from coma and asked to pay bill

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:34
An MP described awaking from a coma in a US hospital to a phone call asking how he was going to settle his bill.

Poulter Q&A: Majors and Medinah

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:32
Ian Poulter answers your questions on Miracle at Medinah, Arsenal and his advice to aspiring golfers.

Patient Safety Journal Finds Violations, Tightens Standards After Scandal

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:30

Kickback allegations against its former editor prompted the Journal of Patient Safety to review his writings and adopt new rules for disclosing commercial conflicts of interest.

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AUDIO: Horned dinosaur species identified

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:27
A new species of horned dinosaur has been identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.

VIDEO: Lee Rigby family on Facebook 'failure'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:26
Two members of murdered fusilier Lee Rigby's family say a government report into his killing has given them someone to blame.

'Fed up' drink-driver killed friend

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:24
A drink-driver who got behind the wheel as he was "fed up waiting for a taxi" caused a crash which killed his friend, a court has heard.

Burglars admit attacking lecturer

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:21
Four men admit to a burglary during which a university lecturer was savagely beaten at his south London home.

VIDEO: Royal Mail universal service at risk

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:21
Royal Mail boss Moya Greene has told MPs that there is a genuine threat to the continuation of the firm's "universal service" and has accused her company's competitors of "cherry picking" the most profitable business

After 50 Years, An Olympic Medal Dispute Is Resolved

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:16

The International Olympic Committee recognized that American figure skaters Vivian and Ronald Joseph won the bronze medal at the 1964 Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria.

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VIDEO: Movember moustache praise from PM

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:13
David Cameron remarks on the look of Tory MPs Jake Berry and Jason McCartney, sporting Movember moustaches.

VIDEO: Nun's Like a Virgin hit raises eyebrows

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:09
A nun who won Italy's version of The Voice singing contest has released an album, revealing some unusual song choices.

University Of Virginia Apologizes To Student Who Says She Was Gang Raped

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:05

Rolling Stone magazine published a harrowing account of a campus rape that's shaken the university. "Nothing like it should ever happen again," UVA president Teresa Sullivan said on Tuesday.

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In Ferguson, A Trove Of Evidence — But No Trial

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:57

As photos of officer Darren Wilson spread on social media, so did skepticism about his testimony.

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