National / International News

IS posts Israeli Arab 'death video'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 13:08
Islamic State militants post a video online purportedly showing the killing of an Israeli Arab man who they accused of being a spy.

Southern Baptist Leaders Highlight Benefits Of Youthful Matrimony

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-10 13:07

The Southern Baptist Convention is quietly nudging its 16 million members to tie the knot at a younger age. Baptist leaders say that marriage should be considered a foundation of adult life.

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First UK-farmed truffle harvested

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 13:05
The first truffle to have been cultivated on UK soil is harvested from a field in Leicestershire.

Tea Tuesdays: The Scottish Spy Who Stole China's Tea Empire

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-10 12:56

In the mid-1800s, Britain was a global superpower with a big weakness for tea, all of which came from China. But a botanist with a talent for espionage helped Britain swipe the secrets of tea.

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FDA Decision Signals New Competition For Some Of The Costliest Drugs

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-10 12:50

Drugs made from proteins or antibodies are difficult for rival manufacturers to copy. The Food and Drug Administration just approved a copycat drug for cancer patients that shows it can be done.

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