National / International News

Doctors' Ignorance Stands In The Way Of Care For The Disabled

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-17 10:13

Nearly 20 percent of Americans have physical or mental disabilities, yet only a small fraction of medical schools teach students how to talk with disabled patients about their needs.

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High On Tea Party Hit List, Idaho Congressman Looks To Hold On

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-17 10:12

GOP Rep. Mike Simpson has a pretty solidly conservative voting record. But he's still facing a tough Tea Party primary challenge in a race marked by millions of dollars in outside spending.

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Andrews badly injured at North West

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 10:10
Englishman Simon Andrews is critically ill after a crash at Saturday's North West 200 motorcycling road races.

In Photos: India's Prime Minister-Elect Receives Hero's Welcome In Delhi

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-17 09:44

The election of Narendra Modi is historic, marking a shift away from a party that has dominated politics in the world's largest democracy.

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Leaders declare 'war' on Boko Haram

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 09:40
African leaders meeting in Paris declare "war" on Boko Haram militants, who seized about 220 Nigerian schoolgirls and are suspected of fresh attacks.

Cannes 2014: Reporter's diary

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 09:29
All the latest from the film festival with reporter Neil Smith

Police photograph car crash snappers

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 09:11
Motorists using their mobile phones to snap images while driving past a traffic collision could now face prosecution after they are photographed by police.

VIDEO: Missing man's body is recovered

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 09:06
The body of a man who was missing after a boat capsized in a County Fermanagh has been recovered.

Tory EU exit campaign 'if no reform'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 09:04
A senior minister says the Conservative Party would be willing to campaign for UK withdrawal from the European Union if it could not successfully renegotiate its membership.

Jubilant Modi welcomed in holy city

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 08:44
India's Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi marks his landslide election victory with religious rituals in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi.

Ulissi claims second Giro stage win

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 08:34
Diego Ulissi claims his second stage win in this year's Giro as Cadel Evans moves into the overall lead for the first time.

VIDEO: Laos Deputy PM dies in plane crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 08:30
Laos Defence Minister and Deputy PM Douangchay Phichit has been killed along with other senior officials in a plane crash.

Co-op approves governance shake-up

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 08:26
Members of the Co-op vote in favour of sweeping reforms to the way the group is managed, following a series of failures at the organisation.

VIDEO: High spirits ahead of FA Cup final

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 08:25
Arsenal and Hull City fans are in high spirits ahead of the FA Cup final at Wembley.

Police Parliament role could be cut

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 08:05
Police officers could be replaced by private guards to cover some aspects of security at the Houses of Parliament.

St Johnstone 2-0 Dundee United

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 07:54
St Johnstone win the Scottish Cup final as goals from Steven Anderson and Steven MacLean seal victory over Dundee United.

Graffiti attacks 'were hate crimes'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 07:53
Police are treating attacks in which graffiti was sprayed on two houses in south Belfast as hate crimes.

French rogue trader in border appeal

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 07:51
Convicted rogue trader Jerome Kerviel says he will not return to France to face a prison term without getting assurances from President Hollande.

Man arrested over Glasgow flat death

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 07:44
A 38-year-old man is arrested in connection with the death of Kenneth McNeill at a flat in Glasgow

Holder: Subtle Racism Is Greater Threat Than 'Outbursts Of Bigotry'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-17 07:33

On the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, Attorney General Eric Holder and first lady Michelle Obama said racism is still alive and there is work yet to be done.

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