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President Obama Acknowledges 'Brexit' To Silicon Valley Crowd

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 7:32am

President Obama delivered a speech Friday at Stanford University, and remarked on the Brexit vote in front of a crowd of young, tech-forward, pro-globalization attendees from 170 countries.

How A New Texting Service Connects Music Artist With His Fans

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 4:33am

Ryan Leslie developed an app that lets him manage conversations with fans and colleagues from his phone. He says the engagement tool gives artists a stronger hand in the business of their music.

Personality Tests Are Popular, But Do They Capture The Real You?

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 4:18am

It can be a lot of fun taking those back-of-the-magazine personality tests. But tests may be less fun when they are used by employers to make big life decisions on hiring and job performance.

Brexit Created Many Losers, But Some Winners Too. Which Are You?

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 4:06pm

Uncertainty generated by Brexit caused many investments to head south. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 3.39 percent. Still, there were some winners, like home buyers seeking low-interest loans.

United Kingdom To Face Economic Costs In Leaving The EU

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 3:33pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, about the outcome of the Brexit vote.

Brexit Vote Sends Shock Waves Through Global Financial Markets

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 3:33pm

Britain's vote to exit the European Union is sending shock waves throughout the global economy. In the U.S., there are fears a slowdown in Britain and the entire European continent will harm growth at home as trade and exports stall.

After Brexit Vote, U.S. Economy To Reflect Uncertainty About What's Next

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 2:02pm

The U.S. stock market reacted to the U.K.'s announcement that it's leaving the European Union. Repercussions from the historic decision are being felt around the world.

Minnesota's Largest Health Insurer To Drop Individual Plans

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 1:24pm

More than 100,000 Minnesotans will need to look for new insurance for 2017. Blue Cross Blue Shield is pulling back from the state's market for individual policies, citing heavy losses.

This $6-A-Month Plan Brings Solar Power To People Living Off The Grid

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 12:57pm

That's the price for a solar energy package from Off-Grid Electric, who's lit up the homes of 100,000 people without electricity in Tanzania.

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.

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