National / International News

What Is The Mystery Goo That Killed Seabirds In The Bay Area?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 13:22

More than 200 birds died earlier this year. Now, scientists and federal agencies are running forensic tests and looking for clues to the goo as part of a national investigation.

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Nigerians Go To The Polls

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 13:22

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, who's been at a polling station in the capital, Abuja, where they're counting votes.

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Assessing The Ellen Pao Verdict

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 13:22

NPR's Arun Rath talks with's Davey Alba about the outcome of the landmark gender discrimination case against a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

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An Update On Yemen's Escalating Crisis

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 13:22

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Iona Craig, a freelance journalist who's spent the last four years reporting from the country, about this week's airstrikes and prospects for a ceasefire.

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British Fraudster Walks Out Of Jail Using Forged Bail Letter

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 11:42

The man, who was serving time for a $2.7 million fraud, simply showed guards the letter and walked free. He later changed his mind and turned himself back in to authorities.

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Israel 0-3 Wales

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 10:51
Gareth Bale scored twice to send Wales two points clear at the top of Group B as they beat 10-man Israel.

Children injured in bus crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 10:48
A number of children from a Northern Ireland rugby team are taken to hospital following a bus crash in County Donegal.

Guns found in dissident search

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 10:27
Firearms, ammunition and improvised explosive devices are found by police in the Republic of Ireland investigating dissident republican activity.

VIDEO: Graphene light bulb to go on sale

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 10:11
Professor Colin Bailey outlines the significance of the creation of a new light bulb from a ''wonder material'' called graphene.

Storey claims second gold at Worlds

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 09:53
Dame Sarah Storey wins the C5 3km pursuit to claim her second title at the Para-cycling World Championships in the Netherlands.

Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Bill Sparks Firestorm Of Controversy

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 09:45

When Gov. Mike Pence signed a law that allows his state's businesses to refuse to serve same-sex couples, he could hardly have anticipated the dramatic backlash he's received.

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Saracens 42-14 Harlequins

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 09:24
Saracens go second in the Premiership, overcoming Harlequins in front of a record crowd for club rugby union at Wembley.

VIDEO: Nigeria elections: Key points

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 09:12
It has been an eventful day for Nigeria, as the country votes in long-awaited presidential elections. BBC Africa looks back at the day's key developments.

Briton's father in plea to airlines

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 09:07
The father of a British man killed in the Alps air crash urges airlines to look after pilots "properly", saying the victims of the disaster should "never be forgotten".

Hundreds walk to remember Becky Watts

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 08:45
An estimated 300 people take part in a fundraising walk to remember Bristol teenager Becky Watts.

Rail delay after person hit by train

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 08:36
Rail passengers are facing delays of up to two hours after a person was hit by a train in Carmarthenshire.

Kenya ministers suspended over graft

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 08:31
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta suspends four ministers and 12 other high-ranking officials after they were implicated in corrupt deals.

VIDEO: Father: 'He should not be forgotten'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 08:14
The father of a British man killed in the Alps plane crash that claimed the lives of 150 people, says his son and all the victims should not be forgotten.

Spectator killed at Nurburgring race

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 08:00
A spectator is killed after a crash during the opening race of the VLN Endurance Championship at Nurburgring, Germany.

Three held over gun attack on man

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 07:53
Three men are arrested by police investigating a shooting in Coleraine, County Londonderry.