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Polls Close In The U.K. After Day Of Voting On Brexit Referendum

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 6:57pm

The polls have closed in a referendum that could determine the future of the United Kingdom. Voters had their say Thursday on whether the U.K. should stay in the European Union.

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.

Depressed Teen's Struggle To Find Mental Health Care In Rural California

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:36pm

After a teenager attempted suicide, her parents searched in vain for therapists who would take their insurance and were accepting new patients. The family paid for therapy with credit cards instead.

Beyond Country And Blues: The Jazz Legacy Of Houston, Texas

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:36pm

Though not well known for its jazz scene, Houston has produced some of the country's best jazz musicians, including Jason Moran.

'If It Were Easy, It Wouldn't Be Interesting,' Say 'Ninja Warrior' Producers

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:36pm

The American Ninja Warrior obstacle course is so hard that, at first, no one managed to complete it. But the show's executive producers say that's OK: "It's not about winning," says Arthur Smith.

C.W. Stoneking On World Cafe

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:33pm

The Australian singer-songwriter's live sound is almost like listening to a pile of old blues 78s.

A Victory For Affirmative Action, And For Many Colleges A Sigh Of Relief

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:30pm

By a 4-3 vote, the Supreme court has upheld the use of race in admissions at the University of Texas at Austin. Much of higher education welcomed the decision.

PHOTOS: 78 People Dead After Powerful Tornado Slams Into Eastern China

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:14pm

A tornado and hailstorms hit east China's Jiangsu Province, killing at least 78 people. At least 500 people were injured — 200 critically — and search and rescue efforts are ongoing.

It's Not Easy Running A Hospital Without Running Water

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:08pm

A third of hospitals surveyed in low- and middle-income countries report they do not have running water all the time. And sometimes not at all.

Jury Clears Led Zeppelin In 'Stairway To Heaven' Plagiarism Suit

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:06pm

A California jury has ruled that the members of Led Zeppelin did not steal the melody that opens a seminal song in rock history.

Refn's 'The Neon Demon' Paints Hollywood In Garish, Gorgeous, Gory Colors

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:00pm

Director Nicholas Winding Refn's latest is a blood-soaked, luridly lit and blistering riff on Hollywood beauty standards pitched "somewhere between the museum and the grindhouse."

A Crusty Kiwi And A Troubled Teen Head Into The Wild In 'Hunt For The Wilderpeople'

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:00pm

Ricky's an undisciplined foster kid; Hec's a cantankerous outdoorsman who becomes a reluctant father figure. The pair brave New Zealand's bush country while relentlessly pursued by a social worker.

Alternative, Film: 'Right Now, Wrong Then' Offers Two Cinematic Takes On Romance

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:00pm

Korean writer-director Hong Sang-soo's latest movie iterates the same encounter between a filmmaker and young woman in two different styles, with two different results.

Solondz's 'Wiener-Dog': A Cute Pooch Sets Out On A Picaresque Tour Of Human Pathos

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:00pm

Director Todd Solondz follows an adorable dachshund as it passes from one blisteringly lonely suburbanite to another. The result is a film that manages to be deeply pessimistic but never cynical.

Shark, Weak: 'The Shallows' Strands Blake Lively At Sea

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 4:00pm

A shark traps a medical student just 90 seconds from shore in this mediocre, water-logged thriller.

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.

Goth Girl Gangs And Synth Pop: Japanese Breakfast Shares A New Video

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 3:38pm

Japanese Breakfast, a.k.a. Michelle Zauner, crafts a creepy video to match the drama of her music.

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.

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