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So Just How Does The U.K. Divorce The EU?

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 12:25pm

On paper, there's a tangled legal process, but it has never been tested and leaves some issues unaddressed.

After Brexit Vote, Britain Asks Google: 'What Is The EU?'

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 11:49am

Google Trends shows that this was the second-searched question in the United Kingdom after polls closed. The first was "What does it mean to leave the EU?"

Make Britain Great Again? Donald Trump's Remarkable Reaction To 'Brexit'

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 9:46am

In Scotland, which voted against leaving the European Union, Donald Trump praised the vote to leave. He predicted it's a sign of a populist revolution to come across Europe — and the United States.

Britain's EU Exit: What Comes Next?

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 6:16am

Britain will be getting a new prime minister soon and that leader will have to negotiate the country's exit from the EU, a process that could take up to two years.

How Britain's Vote To Leave The EU Affects Russia And The U.S.

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 4:04am

British voters opted to leave the EU. David Rennie, of The Economist explains the impact on the U.S. economy. NPR's Corey Flintoff talks about if Russia could be an unlikely beneficiary of Brexit.

U.K. Votes To Leave EU; Prime Minister Cameron To Step Down

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 11:27pm

The vote was 52 percent to 48 percent in favor of leaving the EU. Global markets are down in the wake of the news. Prime Minister David Cameron, who advocated remaining in the EU, says he will resign.

VW And Regulators Reportedly Near Emissions Scandal Deal

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 10:42pm

Media reports say a $14 billion settlement is imminent between Volkswagen and U.S. agencies over the company's use of devices to cheat on emissions tests on its diesel engines.

Labor And Business Can Agree On This: Congress Should Act On Immigration

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 6:22pm

Unions and employers both called for congressional action after the Supreme Court blocked White House plans to defer some deportations.

Senators Reach Deal On National GMO Labeling Bill

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 5:39pm

The new bill would require companies to disclose genetically modified ingredients in food products. But critics dislike that this information does not have to appear directly on the food label.

This Startup Wants You To Have Your Disposable Spoon And Eat It, Too

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 3:39pm

An Indian startup sells edible spoons that taste just like crackers, made out of millet, rice and wheat. The company's founder says it's a fun way to encourage people to reduce their plastic waste.

TSA PreCheck Applications Soar Amid Long Lines At Airports

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 2:35pm

They don't take off their shoes, they don't take out their laptops and their numbers are growing every day. Some 16,000 people per day are applying for the government's airport pre-screening program.

Republican Executives Among Business Leaders Endorsing Clinton

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 2:14pm

Clinton's campaign is trying prove that business leaders favor her over businessman Donald Trump, including some Republicans.

It's Decision Time In The U.K.: Voters To Settle 'Brexit' Question

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 9:14am

Should they stay or should they go? The United Kingdom votes today on whether to remain in the European Union. Votes are counted by hand, and the result likely won't be known until Friday morning.

How The Outcome Of The Brexit Vote Could Affect The U.S. Economy

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, about how the U.K.'s referendum on whether to leave the European Union might affect Americans.

The View From The Northeast: Economic Concerns

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:01am

Steve Inskeep talks to political scientist Marion Orr of Brown University and NPR's Domenico Montanaro about economic concerns voters have in the Northeast, and how they might affect the election.

Ticketmaster Issues Free Ticket Vouchers In Lawsuit Settlement

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 3:39pm

Ticketmaster is now making discounts and free tickets available as part of its settlement in a class-action lawsuit over fees. NPR checks in on how well that's working.

What It's Like To Be A Part Of The 'Vanishing Middle Class'

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 1:10pm

Mat Johnson grew up poor, but managed to land in the middle class as an adult. Still, he says, opportunities for advancement are few and far between, and it's all too easy to slide back economically.

Fact Check: Hillary Clinton And Women In The Workforce

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:15pm

Analyzing claims Hillary Clinton made in her Tuesday economic speech, the first of two addresses on the economy.

'They Made It Worse': Michigan Files Suit Against 2 Companies Over Flint Crisis

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:11pm

Two corporations that were hired to assist Flint and advise on handling the water crisis are now accused of negligence, and officials say the damages could reach hundreds of millions of dollars.

Britain's Bookies: Odds Are U.K. Will Stay In E.U.

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 12:02pm

The polls point to a close Brexit vote on Thursday. But the bookmakers, who've done better than the pollsters recently, say it's more likely that British voters will choose to remain in the E.U.

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