The latest news and information from the world's most respected news source. BBC World Service delivers up-to-the-minute news, expert analysis, commentary, features and interviews.
A huge wave hit, scattering passengers on the vessel.
5 hours ago
The United Kingdom is counting its butterflies — and will keep going for the next three weeks.
6 hours ago
Mayors get criticized all the time, but it’s not every day the critic is a billionaire rap mogul.
8 hours ago
The officials had been waiting to see whether federal prosecutors would bring criminal charges but decided to move forward.
State scientists have recommended health limits for 12 species.
10 hours ago
At StoryCorps in May, De'Marchoe, 41, and Brandy, 38, remember what first drew them to each other, and the toll that prison took on their relationship.
12 hours ago
The skull was removed from public display at Australia's request last year after a member of the public complained.
13 hours ago
Tap the expertise of StateImpact Pennsylvania reporters and help build a statewide resource.
15 hours ago
The Department of Labor and Industry’s newly released June numbers mark the second month in a row the commonwealth has set a new post-recession jobs record.
16 hours ago
Here are five questions about family reunification answered.
Japanese-American's case referenced in U.S. Supreme Court opinion allowing President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several Muslim-majority countries
1 day ago
NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller sits down for his weekly conversation with Gallup’s Frank Newport to talk about trends in U.S. opinion.
A federal drug-use survey suggested that 8.38 percent of Pennsylvania’s 9.5 million adults use marijuana at least on a monthly basis.
A Delaware professor is using a migratory bird species that nests in Delaware to predict the severity of the coming hurricane season.
A contractor convicted of scamming dozens of New Jersey homeowners out of nearly $2 million following Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced
Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.
It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.