National / International News

Chelsea 1-1 Norwich City (5-3 pens)

BBC - 29 min 18 sec ago
Chelsea beat Norwich 5-3 on penalties in the FA Cup third-round replay as English football has its first video refereeing controversy.

Walmart Offers Product To Destroy Leftover Opioids, But Critics Say It's Unnecessary

NPR News - 41 min 16 sec ago

The company billed it as a "first-of-its-kind" item that lets customers turn extra opioid painkillers into trash, but the CDC says just flush the medicine down the toilet.

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'Do not travel' warning as snow storm hits

BBC - 53 min 22 sec ago
A fresh band of persistent heavy snow is set to sweep across parts of the country for a third day.

FA Cup 2018: VAR system a shambles - Shearer

BBC - 1 hour 1 min ago
Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer calls the VAR system a "shambles" after the booking of Chelsea's Willian for a dive against Norwich is not overturned.

Facebook selfie leads to killer

BBC - 1 hour 4 min ago
Police discovered the weapon used to murder a Canadian teen in a photo she took with her friend.

Wigan Athletic 3-0 Bournemouth

BBC - 1 hour 5 min ago
League One leaders Wigan produce an FA Cup third-round shock as they claim a deserved home victory over Premier League Bournemouth.

Australian Open 2018: Laura Robson suggests renaming Margaret Court Arena

BBC - 1 hour 8 min ago
Britain's Laura Robson says she would "lean towards" renaming Margaret Court Arena over the former player's views on same-sex marriage.

FA Cup 'What a moment' Lewis' late leveller for Norwich at Chelsea

BBC - 1 hour 21 min ago
Norwich's Jamal Lewis ghosts in between David Luiz and Cesar Azpilicueta and flicks home a dramatic late equalizer.

Residents asked to foot £2m bill to replace Grenfell-like cladding

BBC - 1 hour 21 min ago
Croydon leaseholders face the bill to replace cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower.

U.K. Lawmakers Want To Battle Waste With A 'Latte Levy' On Disposable Cups

NPR News - 1 hour 22 min ago

The British Parliament is considering a 34-cent tax on to-go cups to encourage diners to bring their own reusable containers. The goal is to replicate the success of Britain's tax on plastic bags.

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Aetna Agrees To Pay $17 Million In HIV Privacy Breach

NPR News - 1 hour 22 min ago

Health insurer Aetna has reached a settlement with people whose privacy was compromised when their HIV status was visible through the clear address windows on envelopes sent to them.

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U.K. Now Has A Minister For Loneliness

NPR News - 1 hour 41 min ago

According to government figures, more than 9 million people "always or often feel lonely," and many "older people have not had a conversation with a friend or relative in more than a month."

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Australian Open 2018: Johanna Konta to face Bernarda Pera on day four

BBC - 1 hour 58 min ago
Johanna Konta will have to cope with soaring temperatures when she plays Bernarda Pera in the Australian Open second round on Thursday.

A 'Fraught Time' For Press Freedom In The Philippines

NPR News - 2 hours 4 min ago

President Duterte "does not like the press," writes Sheila S. Coronel, dean of academic affairs at Columbia University's journalism school. The Rappler news site is the government's latest target.

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Review Of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Paints A Picture Of A More Dangerous Nuclear World

NPR News - 2 hours 22 min ago

The Trump administration appears close to finalizing a review of the nation's nuclear posture. It calls for the U.S. to develop new nuclear systems and capabilities at a time of heightened tensions between America and other world powers.

Night Became Day In Detroit As Meteor Lit Up Sky

NPR News - 2 hours 22 min ago

A meteor streaked over southeast Michigan Tuesday night, creating a sonic boom so loud it shook houses. After seeing the spectacle in the night sky, thousands of people took to social media to share what they witnessed.

Apple Says It Will Create 20,000 Jobs With New Campus

NPR News - 2 hours 22 min ago

Apple says it will build a new campus and create 20,000 new jobs as part of a sweeping investment plan for the U.S.

Nearly All Of The National Park System Advisory Board Has Resigned

NPR News - 2 hours 22 min ago

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to former Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles, who has resigned from the National Park System Advisory Board. He, along with eight others, have said that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has failed to meet with the board once since being confirmed last March.

When Can The White House Use Executive Privilege?

NPR News - 2 hours 22 min ago

The White House may have tried to invoke its "executive privilege" to keep former chief strategist Steve Bannon from answering questions from the House Intelligence Committee. But can it make a soft invocation without actually sending a letter that fully cites that doctrine?

Why 'Legal Immigration' Doesn't Apply To Early Immigrants To The U.S.

NPR News - 2 hours 22 min ago

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Kevin Jennings, president of the Tenement Museum in New York City, about why the phrase "legal immigration" does not apply to early immigrants to the U.S., who came to this country before immigration laws were enacted.

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