National / International News

Strong Quake Causes Injuries, Damage, Outages In Northern Calif.

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 03:20

The 6.0-magnitude temblor causes nearly 90 injuries, widespread power and water outages and damaged buildings in the wine country just north of San Francisco.

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Welsh rugby set for peace deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 03:09
The Welsh Rugby Union and four regions could announce a peace deal to end their protracted dispute in the coming days.

Archbishop begins York peace vigil

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 02:54
The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu begins a week-long vigil of prayer and fasting for world peace.

VIDEO: Boy unhurt after car runs over him

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 02:48
A six-year-old boy was left unhurt after being run over by a driver in China's Shandong Province on Wednesday.

Mistake to focus on Mackay - Ouseley

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 02:43
Kick It Out chairman Lord Ouseley says football would "collapse" if the text messages of everyone in the game were examined.

Kirk ministers back 'Yes' vote

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 02:41
More than 30 ministers sign a declaration backing Scottish independence, saying it is the only way to abolish nuclear weapons in Scotland.

Family's plea to hit-and-run driver

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 02:38
The parents of a 16-year-old boy who was struck by a car which failed to stop at the scene appeal for the driver to come forward.

Twelve rescued from tenement fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 02:29
Twelve people are rescued from a fire at a tenement in the south side of Glasgow after families became trapped.

VIDEO: Rugby star swaps pitch for plumbing

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 02:14
Kat Downes spends the day with Women's Rugby World Cup star Marlie Packer as she returns to her day job as a plumber.

Gerry Anderson's funeral under way

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 02:06
Up to 1,000 mourners have gathered in Derry for the funeral of veteran broadcaster Gerry Anderson.

Thumbs up for Capaldi's Doctor

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 01:37
Critics hail Peter Capaldi's feature-length debut as the 12th Doctor, as the eighth series of Doctor Who premiered on BBC One on Saturday.

VIDEO: Cellist: 'Alcohol was my medicine'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 01:34
Cellist Rachael Lander talks about how she secretly used alcohol and beta-blockers to get through concerts and her eventual road to recovery.

Are Food Boats The Next Food Trucks? Don't Count On It

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 01:01

Food boats occupy a quirky snack-time niche in a few summer communities. But don't expect this floating food truck trend to sweep the nation, at least not until it gets sea legs.

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Are Food Boats The Next Food Trucks? Don't Count On It

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 01:01

Food boats occupy a quirky snack-time niche in a few summer communities. But don't expect this floating food truck trend to sweep the nation, at least not until it gets sea legs.

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If Salt-N-Pepa Told You To Brush Your Teeth, You'd Surely Listen

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 00:58

Music has a long history of delivering public health messages, with Ebola the latest topic. But do people really pay attention to the lyrics?

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If Salt-N-Pepa Told You To Brush Your Teeth, You'd Surely Listen

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 00:58

Music has a long history of delivering public health messages, with Ebola the latest topic. But do people really pay attention to the lyrics?

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Roadways You Can Install Like Throw Rugs

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 00:57

You look. You gape. You can't believe your eyes. Well, take a peek at this image and ask yourself, 'How did they do this?'

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Digital Guru May Need More Power To Remake Government IT

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 00:57

Mikey Dickerson is the administrator of the new U.S. Digital Service. But it's still to be seen whether the former Google engineer's team will have enough authority to make wholesale changes.

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Italy Undertakes Lonely, Expensive Mission To Aid Migrants At Sea

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 00:56

Italian authorities are trying to track and intercept boats bringing migrants on perilous journeys across the Mediterranean. So far, its EU neighbors have failed to help deal with the emergency.

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Italy Undertakes Lonely, Expensive Mission To Aid Migrants At Sea

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 00:56

Italian authorities are trying to track and intercept boats bringing migrants on perilous journeys across the Mediterranean. So far, its EU neighbors have failed to help deal with the emergency.

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