Personal tools
You are here: Home News & Events News
"All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be I learned in kindergarten. Remember the Dick-and-Jane books and the first word you learned--the biggest word of all--look."

—Robert (L.) Fulghum (b. 1937) American writer, author

 

World News From BBC

VIDEO: One-minute World News  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:08:57 GMT
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day. 
VIDEO: Beauty queen refuses to return crown  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:13:28 GMT
Myanmar's first ever beauty queen has refused to give back her $100,000 (£60,300) crown after being dethroned. 
VIDEO: The most future-proof profession?  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:01:16 GMT
BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof. 
VIDEO: China's museum of roast duck  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:58:25 GMT
In 2013 China had a new museum open almost every day of the year on average, resulting in some slightly bizarre attractions 
VIDEO: Footage of powerful solar flares  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:44:43 GMT
The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares. 
All diets 'have similar results'  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:23:52 GMT
All diets - from Atkins to Weight Watchers - have similar results and people should simply pick the one they find easiest, say researchers. 
Thieving monkey hands out money  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:20:01 GMT
A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say. 
Fukushima workers sue over pay  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:58:38 GMT
A group of workers decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant sue its operator Tepco over unpaid hazard wages. 
UK moves up global economic ranking  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:01:17 GMT
The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk. 
Gamers take a stand against misogyny  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:35:55 GMT
Thousands have signed an open letter demanding change after a female video blogger received death threats. 
Uber banned across Germany by court  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:57:12 GMT
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work. 
Police 'incompetence' over Sir Cliff  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:42:06 GMT
South Yorkshire Police are accused of "sheer incompetence" by MPs in the way they dealt with the BBC over a search of Sir Cliff Richard's home. 
Justin Bieber charged with assault  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:41:13 GMT
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is charged with assault and dangerous driving after crashing his quad bike into a minivan. 
Monkey leaders have different brains  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:16:48 GMT
Neuroscientists discover that primate brains show consistent differences according social status 
Africa's farmers face failed seasons  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:12:35 GMT
African farmers face 'failed seasons' risk as a result of being overwhelmed by climate change, warns a status report on the continent's agriculture. 
December 2012 »
December
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
National News From NPR
MRAPs And Bayonets: What We Know About The Pentagon's 1033 Program  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:09:00 -0400
Double Mastectomies Don't Increase Cancer Survival Rates  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:14:00 -0400
Sounds From The First Day Of School  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:11:00 -0400
[see more]
World News From BBC
Islamic State 'beheads US hostage'  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:04:52 GMT
Obama in Europe for Ukraine talks  Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:06:42 GMT
Corruption 'costs millions of lives'  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:58:03 GMT
[see more]