National / International News

EU agrees to open Cuba negotiations

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 20:36
The European Union agrees to launch negotiations with Cuba aimed at restoring full bilateral relations with the Communist-run island.

What's the point of school?

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 19:35
There's more to school than history and maths

Welcome to the role model club

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 19:30
Society needs to stop looking at role models as superhuman and instead embrace their mistakes as well as their successes, argues Anne Marie Imafidon.

Warning over 'casual sex' apps

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 19:15
The National Crime Agency warns people who use "hook-up" apps to meet for casual sex to ensure their partner is above the age of consent.

Prison for 'fast and furious' gunman

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 19:09
A Mexican man is sentenced to 30 years in prison for the 2010 murder of a US border agent, which was linked to a botched anti-gun-trafficking sting.

Report Links Sprinter Tyson Gay's Doping To Anti-Aging Cream

NPR News - Mon, 2014-02-10 18:45

Tyson Gay, the American track star whose comeback was derailed by failed drug tests in 2013, is believed to have used a cream containing banned substances he obtained from an Atlanta anti-aging specialist, according to ProPublica and Sports Illustrated.

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Ministers 'will ban car smoking'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 18:44
The UK government will make it a criminal offence to smoke in cars in England when children are passengers, a Downing Street source says.

CAR faces threat of food crisis

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 18:29
Aid groups warn the continued mass exodus of Muslims from the Central African Republic could lead to a market collapse, worsening the food crisis.

AP removes 'altered' Fidel photos

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 18:17
The Associated Press news agency is deleting seven "digitally altered" photos of the Cuban leader Fidel Castro from its archive.

A photographic history of freedom

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 18:16
Ten photographs that depict the history of freedom

Hollande arrives for US state visit

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 18:06
French President Francois Hollande arrives in the US for a state visit, as he and President Barack Obama tout their "deepening partnership".

VIDEO: Sex trade crackdown in China

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 18:03
Police in China have launched a crackdown on the sex trade in Dongguan, following a state TV report on prostitution in the southern city.

Wildlife trade crisis summit held

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 17:56
Experts from around the world are gathering in London to discuss the 'global crisis' of the illegal international trade in wildlife.

Stafford Hospital may be renamed

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 17:45
The NHS trust due to take control of Stafford Hospital says it is considering changing its name.

EU rules on child drugs 'cost lives'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 17:34
EU rules must be changed to allow more testing of potentially life-saving cancer drugs on children, says Institute of Cancer Research.

Trading to extinction

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 17:33
Documenting the illegal trade in endangered animals in Asia

The urban explorers of the ex-USSR

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 17:21
Exploring the industrial infrastructure left over from the USSR is a pastime for some young people in the former Soviet Union.

Another day, another delay for the Affordable Care Act

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2014-02-10 17:06

Another day, another delay for the Affordable Care Act.

The White House announced today that it's going to give medium size companies -- places that have between 50 and 99 workers -- an extra year before they have to offer health insurance to full-time workers. 

Bigger companies -- with 100 or more people -- also got a break on how quickly they need to provide coverage for their workers.

Basically: Just about everyone gets a little longer to figure this all out.

Alarm as Kabul records polio case

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 16:38
A three-year-old girl is diagnosed with polio in Kabul - the Afghan capital's first case of the disease since the fall of the Taliban in 2001.

How to deal with the cyberbullies

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 16:21
How do you deal with cyber bullies?

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