National / International News

Clarke regrets swearing at Anderson

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 04:51
Australia captain Michael Clarke says swearing at England's James Anderson during the Ashes was "unacceptable".

US high court delays execution

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 04:42
A US Supreme Court justice delays the lethal injection of a Missouri murderer amid concerns a medical condition could complicate his execution.

Bail sought to appear on Jeremy Kyle

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 04:38
A defendant at a Belfast court asks for bail to go on the Jeremy Kyle television show to take a lie detector test.

Won't you be our neighbor?

Marketplace - American Public Media - Wed, 2014-05-21 04:36

From the Marketplace Datebook, here’s a look at what’s coming up Thursday, May 22:

The National Association of Realtors reports on April sales of existing homes.

The White House will host a ceremony for the United States Postal Service's new Harvey Milk Forever Stamp, in honor of Harvey Milk Day.

And it was indeed a beautiful day in the neighborhood. On this day in 1967, "Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood" premiered on PBS with the late Frederick McFeely Rogers.

Day in pictures: 21 May 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 04:34
News photos from past 24 hours: 21 May

Bombs, batting and brotherhood

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 04:34
Sri Lanka greats Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene on surviving bomb attacks, their close friendship and combating corruption.

Man held over 'hit-and-run' death

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 04:25
A teenager is arrested in connection with a suspected hit-and-run death in North Lanarkshire.

Move to halt fraud trial overturned

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 04:21
The Court of Appeal overturns a decision to halt a major UK fraud trial because of a lack of legal aid barristers.

Where Are The World's Positive Vibes?

NPR News - Wed, 2014-05-21 04:20

The newly released "positive experience index" of 138 countries finds that people in Paraguay had the rosiest outlook (again). The U.S. made the top 20 in the annual Gallup index.

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Police dismiss 'plebgate' officer

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 04:16
A fourth police officer is dismissed for gross misconduct following an investigation into her role in the "plebgate" affair.

NHS 'Masterchef' contest launched

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 04:07
The Scottish government launches a competition aimed at improving standards of catering in the health service.

Former Leeds MD arrested in Dubai

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 04:03
Ex-Leeds United managing director David Haigh is arrested in Dubai over allegations of financial irregularities at the club.

Web firm buys nuclear fallout bunker

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 03:59
A bunker built to house Scottish Office staff in the event of a nuclear attack is bought by a technology firm.

Operation Cotton: Court of Appeal ruling explained

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 03:48
What does the legal aid trial ruling mean?

Coral Jones backs child rescue alert

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 03:42
A Child Rescue Alert scheme is being backed by the mother of murdered schoolgirl April Jones.

New India PM reaches out to Pakistan

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 03:34
India invites Pakistan's leader Nawaz Sharif to Narendra Modi's inauguration as prime minister, but it is not clear if he will attend.

What can and can't royals say?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 03:30
The key unwritten rule is to avoid party politics.

Pakistan strikes 'kill 60 militants'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 03:25
Pakistan says it has killed 60 militants in North Waziristan in the deadliest air strikes in months, throwing talks with the Taliban into doubt.

VIDEO: May condemns police failings

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 03:12
Home Secretary Theresa May has urged the police to "show the public you get it", following a number of high profile scandals involving officers.

Book News: Ray Bradbury's House Is Up For Sale

NPR News - Wed, 2014-05-21 03:08

"Everyone must leave something behind," the author once wrote. Also: Philip Roth retires from sandwich eating. And Jane Fonda is writing a novel.

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