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Three Lifetimes Spent With Hope In Check After Wrongful Conviction

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 04:06

They were young men when they went to prison in 1975 for a murder they did not commit. The last two of them were freed this month, releasing a joy they could finally savor together.

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The History of Campus Sexual Assault

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 04:03

Sixty years of research on campus rape yields scholarly insight into prevention and accountability.

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WW1 Christmas truce play starts run

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 03:52
A play inspired by tales from soldiers from the Christmas truce of World War One opens in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Mark Strand, US poet, dies at 80

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 03:39
Mark Strand, a former US poet laureate who won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1999, dies in New York aged 80.

VIDEO: Pope and Patriarch issue joint pledge

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 03:33
The Pope, who is visiting Turkey, meets Patriarch Bartholomew I , the spiritual leader of the world's 250 million Orthodox Christians.

Kabul police boss quits amid attacks

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 03:27
The police chief of the Afghan capital Kabul resigns following a spate of attacks on foreigners in the city over the last two weeks.

Swiss 'reject immigration curbs'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 03:24
Swiss voters look likely to reject a referendum proposal to cut immigration, according to projections on state TV.

Health service set for £50m boost

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 03:09
Northern Ireland is likely to receive between £50m and £70m in additional spending next year.

VIDEO: 'Osborne's NHS cash is crisis money'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 02:34
An extra £2bn funding for the NHS pledged by George Osborne is "crisis money", according to Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls, who accused the Conservatives of putting the NHS in danger.

Hughes stays '63 not out forever'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 02:28
Phillip Hughes's final innings has been adjusted to show him being 63 not out after an update from Cricket Australia.

Runaway car traps and kills man

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 02:23
A man is killed and a woman is injured after a runaway car rolled down a street in Swansea, trapping them underneath.

Tarantulas part of high pest rate

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 02:15
More pests were dealt with in Wales per person than in any other country in the UK last year, pest controllers say.

Crossing payment system changes

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 02:09
A new payment system is introduced at the Dartford Crossing between Kent and Essex.

With Shopping, Holy Sites, Najaf Offers Respite From Iraq's Violence

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:40

When you think of Iraq, you may picture a desert battlefield. But life is not like that everywhere. The southern Shiite heartland of Najaf is full of religious pilgrims and bustling business.

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For Some Uninsured, Simply Signing Up Is A Challenge

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:40

Leaburn Alexander works two jobs and has a monstrous commute. There's no wiggle room in his budget to pay a health insurance premium — and no time even to meet with an enrollment counselor.

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With Shopping, Holy Sites, Najaf Offers Respite From Iraq's Violence

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:40

When you think of Iraq, you may picture a desert battlefield. But life is not like that everywhere. The southern Shiite heartland of Najaf is full of religious pilgrims and bustling business.

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For Some Uninsured, Simply Signing Up Is A Challenge

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:40

Leaburn Alexander works two jobs and has a monstrous commute. There's no wiggle room in his budget to pay a health insurance premium — and no time even to meet with an enrollment counselor.

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Revisiting 2001: A Space Odyssey

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:31
Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey revisited

Action on bouncers unlikely - ICC

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:26
Chief executive David Richardson says the ICC is unlikely to restrict bouncers despite Phillip Hughes's death.

Airport reopens after security alert

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 01:17
Edinburgh Airport reopens after a security alert saw hundreds of passengers being evacuated.

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