National / International News

Rules For No-Fly List Disclosures Get An Update

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 13:34

Hundreds of Americans are on the list, but often don't know it — or how they got there. The Washington Post's Adam Goldman explains the DOJ's new guidelines for informing people of their status.

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When Politicians Lose Their Accents

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 13:34

Some say Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's Midwestern accent has become less pronounced. Georgetown professor Deborah Tannen says politicians' voices often change, depending on their audience.

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GOP Presidential Hopefuls Converge In New Hampshire

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 13:34

New Hampshire Public Radio's Josh Rogers shares an update from Nashua, N.H., where current and potential Republican presidential candidates have gathered to speak to party leaders and activists.

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Suicide Blast Kills More Than 30 In Afghanistan

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 13:34

An attack in Jalalabad killed more than 30 people Saturday. President Ashraf Ghani says ISIS may have claimed responsibility. If confirmed, it would be the group's first major attack in Afghanistan.

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Late Chicago Chef Sought To Open 'A New Page In Gastronomy'

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 13:34

A star of molecular gastronomy, Homaro Cantu, 38, took his own life this week. Cantu owned a Michelin-starred restaurant, but he also wanted to cure world hunger and improve Americans' eating habits.

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It's Record Store Day – Here Are Pictures To Prove It

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 13:09

From new releases to vintage finds, people have been posting photos of their favorite albums and record stores Saturday.

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Gloucester 30-19 Exeter

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 12:54
Gloucester score two late tries to beat Exeter and reach their first Challenge Cup final since 2006.

Man Utd in our pockets - Mourinho

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 12:38
Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United's important players were "in Chelsea's pockets" during their 1-0 home win.

Syria's Minorities: Caught Between Sword Of ISIS And Wrath of Assad

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 12:03

Many of Syria's minorities have tried to lie low and avoid direct involvement in the country's civil war. But they frequently get caught in the crossfire, with no protector to turn to.

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Ferrari hard to beat - Hamilton

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 11:54
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says he expects Ferrari will be "very hard to beat" in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.

Police review UK Anzac Day security

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 11:40
UK police are reviewing security plans for Anzac Day events after Australian authorities said they foiled a terror plot to attack an event in Australia.

The wedding photos that captivated China

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 11:30
Tibetan couple's wedding snaps captivate China

Trott has earned place - Moores

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 11:16
Jonathan Trott deserves another chance to prove himself as an England opener, says head coach Peter Moores.

VIDEO: Van Gaal's prickly post-match interview

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 10:57
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says his side gave their best performance of the season despite their 1-0 defeat at Chelsea, in a feisty post-match interview.

'Furious 7' Races To New Record, Quickly Hitting $1 Billion Mark

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 10:50

Universal says the movie is the studio's first to cross the billion-dollar mark during its first run in theaters, putting it above films such as Jurassic Park and Despicable Me.

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Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 10:23
Chelsea will be Premier League champions if they win their next two matches after victory over Manchester United.

UKIP councillor in 'assault' arrest

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 09:53
A UKIP councillor is arrested after an alleged altercation with a campaigner.

WWII Aircraft Carrier Is Found On Ocean Floor Near San Francisco

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 08:43

It fought in World War II and was used in two atomic bomb tests. Now, 64 years after it was scuttled, the USS Independence has been located by an undersea survey team led by NOAA and the U.S. Navy.

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Pope calls for more help on migrants

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 08:41
Pope Francis urges the international community to do more to tackle the rising number of migrants making desperate journeys across the Mediterranean.

Prince Harry airborne in Australia

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 08:23
Prince Harry takes to the skies during his first two weeks of a secondment with the Australian Defence Force.