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A Man's Incomplete Brain Reveals Cerebellum's Role in Thought And Emotion

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 23:08

Jonathan Keleher is one of a handful of people known to have lived their entire lives without a cerebellum. His experiences are helping scientists show how this brain structure helps shape who we are.

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A Rail Line That Crosses Jerusalem's Divide, But Can't Unite It

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 23:05

The city's light rail has attracted Israeli and Palestinian riders. But it has also been a source of controversy in a conflict where even the trains are freighted with political significance.

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Spring Training Has Begun — For Baseball, And For Candidates

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 23:02

Baseball has long been labeled America's pastime, but some have argued that politics actually deserves that title. It turns out there are more than a few parallels between the two this time of year.

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VIDEO: Iran 'expanding occupation of Iraq'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:50
Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal claims "Iran is expanding its occupation or Iraq", which he says is unacceptable.

India protest rally against nun rape

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:42
Thousands of people are expected to join a silent procession in protest against the rape of an elderly nun in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Hamilton expects Ferrari challenge

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:40
Australian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton says his Mercedes team may be challenged by Ferrari later this season.

Jeremy Guscott's Six Nations review

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:23
BBC expert Jeremy Guscott on England's missed chances, bone-crunching Welsh defence, his team of the week and much more.

Banks 'had little customer concern'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:22
Northern Ireland's banks have shown "relatively little concern" for their customers when closing branches, a committee of MPs concludes.

Welfare reform talks set to resume

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:21
Talks aimed at resolving the stalemate over welfare reform legislation are expected to resume at Stormont later.

Crossing the line on domestic abuse

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:13
A domestic abuse TV campaign is inviting viewers to spot the warning signs where someone appears to "cross the line".

Passports to record teaching careers

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:08
Each of Wales' 37,600 teachers will be given a "learning passport" to record how they are developing in their jobs as ministers push to raise standards in the classroom.

Football’s Mr Fixit says farewell

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:05
Serial club owner Milan Mandaric sums up his unique feat in English football - the outsider who scored a hat-trick of rescues.

VIDEO: Two planes crash during air show

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 21:51
Two Indonesian planes crash during a practice session for an air show in Malaysia.

Shapps 'did hold second job' - Tories

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 21:39
The Conservative Party accepts for the first time that its chairman Grant Shapps did continue to pursue his business interests for a short time after he became an MP in 2005.

Crimea has left Ukraine 'for good'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 21:22
Crimea's prime minister tells the BBC the territory has returned to its historical Russian homeland and will never again be part of Ukraine.

VIDEO: Australia and NZ fly aid to Vanuatu

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 21:15
Australia and New Zealand are flying emergency supplies into Vanuatu, which has been devastated by Cyclone Pam.

Big broadband companies score worst

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 21:04
Customer satisfaction with the big three broadband providers is below 50% while smaller rivals have approval rates above 70%, says Which?

Saudi warning on Iran nuclear deal

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 20:59
A senior member of the Saudi royal family warns that a deal on Iran's nuclear programme could prompt other states to develop atomic fuel.

Syria-bound British teenagers bailed

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 20:55
Three teenagers who were stopped from travelling to Syria after UK police alerted Turkish officials are released on bail.

China probes auto giant FAW chairman

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 20:50
China is investigating the chairman of one of its biggest state-owned automakers, the Communist Party's corruption body says.