National / International News

Arizona Cardinals Hire Female Coach For Training Camp And Preseason

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 09:00

"I am honored to be a part of this amazing team," says Jen Welter, an athlete and sports psychologist.

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'Let children erase online past'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:57
A campaign promotes the idea that children should be able to delete their online past.

Boxer cleared of plotting to join IS

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:55
A former British boxing champion has been cleared of plotting to travel to Syria to fight with so-called Islamic State.

VIDEO: If Africa was a bar

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:54
What would your country be drinking?

Teen US sailors still missing at sea

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:52
As search goes on for two teenagers who went missing while fishing in Florida, their mothers think they are still alive.

Look Out Pelley, Muir And Holt. Rapping Reporters Could Give You A Jolt

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:43

Uganda is bringing young eyeballs to the evening news with a team of rappers who inform and amuse.

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'Mr Big' shooting was 'assassination'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:42
A convicted criminal once nicknamed "Mr Big" was shot and killed in an "assassination", his brother says.

Bones In Church Ruins Likely The Remains Of Early Jamestown's Elite

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:19

Scientists say remains of four men exhumed from what was once an Anglican church suggest they were well-nourished, "high-status" leaders in the early 17th century colony. And one was likely Catholic.

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Pietersen hails 'father figure' Rice

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:18
Kevin Pietersen pays tribute to his mentor Clive Rice after the ex-South Africa all-rounder dies aged 66.

New fast memory tech outraces flash

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:16
A new kind of computer memory that is up to 1,000 times faster than flash storage is to go on sale in 2016, helping scientists and games developers alike.

Donald Trump's Flipping Political Donations

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:16

The man making a strong showing for the GOP presidential nomination also has a remarkably inconsistent track record as a conservative.

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Myanmar police net '$100m drug haul'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 08:13
Police in the city of Yangon in Myanmar seize methamphetamine tablets with an estimated value of more than $100m (£64m) in an abandoned truck.

Oscar winners head to Toronto festival

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 07:58
Oscar-winning actors Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore will launch their effort to become double Oscar winners at this year's Toronto Film Festival.

Braking error led to spaceship crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 07:56
Investigators say a fatal Virgin Galactic spaceship crash last year was caused by structural failure after the co-pilot unlocked a braking system early.

'US dentist' killed Zimbabwe lion

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 07:53
Conservationists in Zimbabwe say the man who paid $50,000 (£32,000) to kill the country's most famous lion was an American dentist.

Giant Panda Jia Jia Celebrates 37th Birthday And 2 Guinness World Records

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 07:37

Jia Jia, who lives at a Hong Kong amusement park, became the oldest panda ever living in captivity and the oldest panda currently living in captivity. In human terms, Jia Jia would be more than 100.

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First English US founders identified

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 07:33
Scientists identify the remains of four English men who were among the early leaders of Virginia's Jamestown settlement - the first successful British colony.

We don't listen to others - Wenger

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 07:20
Arsene Wenger reacts to Jose Mourinho's comments on his spending in the transfer window ahead of Sunday's Community Shield.

Former N.Y. Prison Employee Enters Guilty Plea Related To Inmates' Escape

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 07:14

Joyce Mitchell, the Clinton Correctional Facility worker who was charged last month with aiding two convicted killers' escape, has reached a deal with prosecutors.

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VIDEO: Community Shield: Arsenal v Chelsea

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 07:10
Highlights of the season's traditional curtain-raiser at Wembley Stadium, which sees Premier League champions Chelsea take on FA Cup winners Arsenal.