Personal tools
You are here: Home News & Events News
"If none of us ever read a book that was 'dangerous,' had a friend who was 'different' or joined an organization that advocated 'change,' we would all be just the kind of people Joe McCarthy wants. Whose fault is that? Not really [McCarthy's]. He didn't create this situation of fear. He merely exploited it, and rather successfully."

—Edward R (oscoe) Murrow (1908-65) American news anchor, broadcast journalist

 

World News From BBC

First transplant of 'dead' heart  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:25 GMT
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart". 
Kiwis stun Australia in Four Nations  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:11:40 GMT
New Zealand shock Australia in the Four Nations with a resounding victory that ended the hosts' 16-match winning run. 
Liverpool 0-0 Hull City  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:10:19 GMT
Liverpool fail to break down a resolute Hull City side as Reds striker Mario Balotelli suffers another frustrating day. 
The day UFOs stopped play  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:31:00 GMT
In 1954, a football game in Florence was interrupted by UFOs flying over the stadium. The spectacle was witnessed by more than 10,000 people – but what was it? 
How to solve brain-teasers set by a top puzzle master  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:32:50 GMT
The Magazine recently wrote about the late puzzle master extraordinaire, Martin Gardner, and shared some of his brain-teasers - as promised, here are the answers. 
Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:29:57 GMT
Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide. 
Younus sets Pakistan century record  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:27:29 GMT
Younus Khan becomes Pakistan's highest Test century maker as they set Australia 438 to win the first Test in Dubai. 
Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:01:04 GMT
Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February. 
Life terms for Argentina jail crimes  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:56:09 GMT
An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister are among 15 people given life sentences for involvement in a torture centre in the 1970s. 
US urges probe into West Bank death  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:03:05 GMT
The US urges an investigation after an Palestinian-American teenager is shot dead by Israeli soldiers near Ramallah in the West Bank. 
Two US Ebola nurses free of virus  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:10:30 GMT
Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York. 
Scottish Labour leader stands down  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:14:24 GMT
Scottish Labour Party leader Johann Lamont resigns with immediate effect after accusing the UK party of treating Scotland like a "branch office". 
Ex-first ministers hit out at Labour  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:50:20 GMT
Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labour's treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont. 
Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:52:12 GMT
A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State is believed to have been killed. 
Man 'raped by priest 65 years ago'  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:33:01 GMT
A 72-year-old man says he was raped by a priest in a Bedfordshire boys' home 65 years ago. 
January 2013 »
January
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
National News From NPR
Details Emerge About Washington State High School Shooting  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:52:00 -0400
Health Care Worker Tests Negative For Ebola In NJ, Stays In Quarantine  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:36:00 -0400
Turkey Is A 'High-Maintenance Ally' In Fight With ISIS  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:50:45 -0400
[see more]
World News From BBC
IS forces 'pushed back' in Iraq  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:19:17 GMT
Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:00:39 GMT
Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:22:55 GMT
[see more]