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VIDEO: Phone companies target rural India

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 01:54
Mobile phone use by women is frowned on in some rural areas of India, but phone companies and women are fighting back, as David Reid reports.

Seasonal Affective Disorder and the difference from winter blues

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 01:52
What's the difference between SAD and ordinary winter blues?

Curfew in Nigerian city after attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 01:50
A 24-hour curfew is imposed in the northern Nigerian city of Damaturu, a day after it was attacked by militant Islamist group Boko Haram.

Police run over by car theft suspect

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 01:47
Two police officers are run over by a suspected car thief in Wolverhampton.

NASA Prepares To Test New Spacecraft (That You've Likely Never Heard Of)

NPR News - Tue, 2014-12-02 01:45

The new vehicle, named Orion, is designed to carry humans into deep space. But most Americans aren't aware it exists.

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VIDEO: 'World's first photos' go on display

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 01:41
Some of the earliest and most powerful photographs ever taken are being shown at a new exhibition at the Science Museum in London.

VIDEO: Mexicans protest against president

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 01:41
Protesters in Mexico clash with police following a largely peaceful rally in support of 43 students who went missing in September.

Dozens escape in Haiti jail break

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 01:40
Dozens of detainees are on the run in Haiti after breaking out of a prison in Saint Marc, north of the capital, Port-au-Prince.

Man charged after pensioner stabbed

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 01:17
A man is charged after an 86-year-old man was stabbed as he walked in an Edinburgh street during the day.

Families 'spending less than in 2006'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 01:13
Family spending rose to £517.30 a week last year - but remains below pre-crisis levels when inflation is taken into account, official figures show.

Man arrested in paramilitary inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 01:13
Police investigating paramilitary crime in Dungiven, County Londonderry, make a further arrest in the town

New truce deal for Ukraine's Luhansk

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 01:07
Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels agree to a new ceasefire in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, international observers say.

Schofield nears end of TV marathon

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 01:02
TV presenter Phillip Schofield nears the end of his non-stop 24-hour live TV marathon for charity.

Burnett 'removed' from PDC Worlds

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 00:36
Former world champion Richie Burnett has been "removed" from the PDC World Darts Championship for "personal reasons".

Mexicans protest against president

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 00:25
Thousands of Mexicans have taken part in a protest march over the disappearance of 43 students in September and the government's handling of the case.

Cameron wants to be jobs 'mentor'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 00:15
David Cameron says he would like to spend more time mentoring people to help them with their CVs and in job interviews.

Baghdadi's wife held in Lebanon

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 00:04
Lebanese security forces have detained a wife and son of Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, near the Syrian border, the army says.

Obamacare 'Glitch' Puts Subsidies Out Of Reach For Many Families

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-01 23:54

The health care law gives subsidies to those whose employers' insurance isn't affordable, but that's based on the cost of worker-only coverage. Adding family to a plan can send prices out of reach.

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Colorado's Pot Industry Looks To Move Past Stereotypes

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-01 23:52

In the year since Colorado made recreational marijuana legal, pot has become a billion-dollar business in the state. And some growers are on a serious mission to make it legitimate and mainstream.

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Of Carrots And Kids: Healthy School Lunches That Don't Get Tossed

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-01 23:42

The battle over school lunch pits those who want to emphasize nutrition against those who say kids will just throw that food away. We go inside a kitchen where tiny taste testers sway the menu.

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