National / International News

VIDEO: Shot of day two - Nadal's stunner

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 10:02
Watch the best shot of day two from Wimbledon as two-time champion Rafael Nadal recovers from a slip against Martin Klizan to hit a searing cross-court winner.

VIDEO: Highlights: England 0-0 Costa Rica

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:59
England bowed out of the 2014 World Cup in disappointing fashion after limping to a 0-0 draw with eventual group winners Costa Rica.

VIDEO: Prince Harry faces penalties in Brazil

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:57
Prince Harry has visited a private sports facility in Belo Horizonte and faced some penalties from children.

VIDEO: Suarez appears to bite Chiellini

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:57
Uruguay's Luis Suarez appears to bite Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini, which would be the third time the Liverpool player had committed such an offence.

2-2 game 'most viewed in US history'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:57
The World Cup match between USA and Portugal on Sunday, which finished with high drama, was the most viewed football game in US history, provisional figures suggest.

Andy Coulson guilty of phone hacking

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:51
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is found guilty of conspiring to hack phones while ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks is cleared of all charges.

Tributes to dead 'white collar' boxer

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:43
Tributes are paid to a man who died following a "white collar" boxing match at a nightclub in Nottingham.

Never Too Young: Pediatricians Say Parents Should Read To Infants

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:29

Parents have been told they should read to their children early, but most don't think that means the day you bring Junior home from the hospital. Pediatricians say start now to help learning later.

» E-Mail This

FBI Says It Freed 168 U.S. Children In Sex-Trafficking Raids

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:22

The authorities rounded up 281 pimps last week, as police targeted child sex-trafficking operations in more than 100 U.S. cities.

» E-Mail This

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:19
Yaya Toure criticises Man City again, Arsenal hold talks with Alexis Sanchez, Rio Ferdinand in line for QPR move, plus more.

On Capitol Hill, A Debate Over What's Driving Central American Exodus

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:17

Republicans blamed the Obama administration's messaging, while Democrats blamed messaging by smugglers and the violence sparked by drug cartels in Central America.

» E-Mail This

VIDEO: Boy takes 'selfie' with the Queen

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:08
The Queen has been photographed in the background as a boy takes a selfie at St George's Market

Sky cars to be built in Tel Aviv

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:08
A futuristic network of cars that will travel through the sky above Tel Aviv is to be built in Israel.

'Tis the season for mangos

Marketplace - American Public Media - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:06

From the Marketplace Datebook, here's a look at what's coming up Wednesday, June 25:

Are folks prepping for summer? The Commerce Department reports on durable goods orders for May. Stuff like lawn and garden equipment. Or a computer for you indoor types.

The Commerce Department also releases its final estimate for first-quarter gross domestic product.

The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology discusses the future of human space exploration.

Ever wonder how to cut a mango? It's time to learn a new skill. The folks at the National Mango Board provide tips. They make it look easy. June is National Mango Month.

And the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival opens on the National Mall in Washington.

Police college plan 'to go ahead'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:02
A team in charge of plans to build a new training college for the police and other emergency services at Desertcreat near Cookstown will recommend that the project continues.

McCausland drops out of tourism job

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:01
Former Assistant Chief Constable Duncan McCausland had been expected to be appointed chairman of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, the BBC learns.

Royal couple visit Belfast film set

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 09:01
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh meet cast and production members from Game of Thrones during a tour of the Paint Hall Studios in Belfast on the second day of their Northern Ireland visit.

Federer & Nadal into second round

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 08:40
Seven-time champion Roger Federer and number two seed Rafael Nadal both win their first-round matches.

Fault in Our Stars tops UK chart

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 08:32
Teen cancer drama The Fault in Our Stars comfortably tops the UK and Ireland box office in its opening weekend, taking £3.4m.

'Shameful' Verdict Exposes Egyptian Journalists' Fears

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-24 08:32

A judge sentenced three Al Jazeera journalists to prison on charges of reporting false news. Two Egyptian journalists explain the challenges of reporting in a tense political environment.

» E-Mail This

We're on autopilot.

KBBI is Powered by Active Listeners like You

As we celebrate 35 years of broadcasting, we look ahead to technology improvements and the changing landscape of public radio.

Support the voices, music, information, and ideas that add so much to your life.Thank you for supporting your local public radio station.


Drupal theme by ver.1.4