49ers claim playoff spot in dramatic fashion

(Reuters) - A dramatic, fourth-quarter interception return clinched a playoff spot for the San Francisco 49ers as they edged the Atlanta Falcons 34-24 on Monday to celebrate their final regular season game at Candlestick Park.

2013 The year in video gaming

Among video-game enthusiasts, the year was nearly consumed by the official announcement, subsequent speculation about, and ultimate release of Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's

Eggnog Recipe Brings Cheers And Jeers

Audio for this story from All Things Considered is not available. Robert Siegel reads emails and comments from listeners about this week's Found Recipes segment, which offered up a recipe for eggnog.

Romo daytoday for Eagles game due to back injury

(Reuters) - Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has been assessed as "day-to-day" ahead of Sunday's crucial regular season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles due to a lingering back injury, the NFL team said on Monday.

2.5 Million Plant to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau New York Nears Completion EPA Announces Agreements with Companies to Conduct Studies of Contamination at the Site Total Actions Expected to Cost at Least 4.5 Million

Release Date: 11/26/2013Contact Information: Larisa Romanowski, (518) 747-4389 or (518) 703-0101, romanowski.larisa@epa.gov; Jennifer May, (212) 637-3658, may.jennifer@epa.gov (New York, N.Y.) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck today visited the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York to ann . . .

How welcome are Africans in the UK

A Nigerian nurse who has built a successful career in the UK, 57-year-old Sophie Oboh, has mixed views about the tighter immigration laws that the government is implementing. "Nigeria is a very big nation. There are qualified nurses who don't have jobs there," she adds, pointing ou . . .

Zambia profile

Zambia, in south-central Africa, is the continent's biggest copper producer and home to the Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Kenneth Kaunda - who led the country at independence and for the next three decades - introduced central planning into the economy and nationalised key sectors . . .

Venezuela country profile Overview

Venezuela has some of the world's largest proven oil deposits as well as huge quantities of coal, iron ore, bauxite and gold. Supporters said his economic reforms - including the nationalisation of much of the economy, especially the oil sector - and his expansion of social programmes helped the poor benefit from t . . .