National / International News

'Ready For Hillary': Clinton's Campaign-In-Waiting

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-21 23:28

A shadow campaign is underway, raising small donations by selling T-shirts and baby onesies and holding fundraisers, all just waiting for Clinton to say that, yes, she is running for president.

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British Marine's New Mission: Save All Of Kabul's Street Animals

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-21 23:27

Street dogs and cats find treatment and get linked up with foreign adopters at a clinic that's helping lower the rabies threat in Kabul.

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Fields And Farm Jobs Dry Up With California's Worsening Drought

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-21 23:26

For the first time in six years, many California farmers have been told they'll get little or no federal irrigation water. And as farms run dry, workers are deciding to pack up and move away.

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'Activity' at N Korea nuclear site

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 23:22
Activity has increased at North Korea's nuclear test site, South Korea says, ahead of a visit by US President Barack Obama to the region.

VIDEO: Luhansk protesters: 'We don't trust Kiev'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 23:18
The BBC's Natalia Antelava visits a protest camp in Luhansk in eastern Ukraine. Protesters there say they do not trust Kiev, but at the same time feel let down by a lack of support from Russia.

Death Count In Ferry Sinking Tops 100

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-21 23:06

Officials in South Korea said Tuesday that confirmed fatalities had reached 104, with nearly 200 people still missing.

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Man charged with explosives offences

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 23:04
A 61-year-old man is charged under the Explosives Substances Act after a tower block in Edinburgh was evacuated.

Is the UK mending fast enough?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 22:59
Are the UK's finances mending fast enough?

Facebook boss wants women to act

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 22:58
Facebook's highest-ranked woman says women need to take action to create a more equal world.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 22:29
Ryan Giggs to replace David Moyes at Manchester United, Real to bid for Suarez, Courtois to stay at Chelsea plus more.

Moyes future is still no clearer

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 22:13
David Moyes's future remains uncertain a day after reports emerged suggesting his 10-month reign at Manchester United was over.

VIDEO: NY horse-drawn carriages face ban

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 22:12
The new mayor of New York has vowed to ban horse-drawn carriage rides in the city, saying they are inhumane.

VIDEO: Savile victims alerted to payouts

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 22:02
Advertisements placed in national newspapers are advising people who claim they were sexually abused by Jimmy Savile how to claim compensation.

Scan training boosted by simulator

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 21:49
A new virtual reality training simulator could significantly increase the availability of ultrasound scanning worldwide, according to experts.

Church services rearranged for race

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 21:11
The two cathedrals in Armagh agree to change the times of their Sunday services to avoid a clash with the Giro d'Italia cycle race next month.

Japan lawmakers in shrine visit

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 21:06
Almost 150 Japanese lawmakers visit the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, in a move likely to further sour relations with regional neighbours.

Boeing gets $4.6bn China plane order

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 20:28
China's Shandong Airlines says it has placed an order for 50 Boeing 737 aircraft, worth $4.6bn (£2.7bn) at list prices.

Cardinal's immigration debate plea

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 19:54
The leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales calls for more "realism" and "respect" in the debate about UK immigration.

Essays: In Praise of the Midlands

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 18:48
Why is 18th Century polymath Erasmus Darwin largely forgotten?

VIDEO: Robot chefs take over restaurant

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 18:43
A restaurant in China has started serving food that's been prepared by robots.

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