President Obama and Hillary Clinton wanted the United Kingdom to remain in the European Union. But Clinton opponent Donald Trump hailed the vote to leave the EU, drawing parallels with the U.S. presidential campaign.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with our regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brooking Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union, Donald Trump's visit to Scotland and House Democrats' sit-in over gun control.
After more than 40 years in the political and economic bloc, Britain voted to withdraw from the EU. English novelist Robert Harris and the BBC's Jonny Dymond talk to Rachel Martin and David Greene.
The United Kingdom voted to leave the EU, 52 percent to 48 percent. But Scotland and Northern Ireland were in favor of staying — reviving talk about Irish unification and Scottish independence.
The Stonewall National Monument in New York City will be the first addition to the national park system specifically highlighting the history of the LGBT community.
Sanders said Friday morning he will vote for Clinton in November because beating Trump is most important. But he said he's focused on the Democratic Party platform.
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.
Hillary Clinton's financial advantage gives her campaign the opportunity to own the airwaves. With her high negative ratings, the campaign is using ads to reintroduce Clinton to voters in key states.
Unions and employers both called for congressional action after the Supreme Court blocked White House plans to defer some deportations.
House Democrats continued a sit in on the floor of the chamber overnight and into Thursday to force a vote on gun legislation. Speaker Paul Ryan adjourned the House until July 5.
A Supreme Court tie vote on Thursday blocked President Obama's plan to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to David Meyer, a sociology professor at the University of California, Irvine, about the historical use of the sit-in and its origins as a form of political expression.
A tied Supreme Court left in place a lower court decision preventing the president from keeping millions of people from deportation. They are the parents of citizens or lawful permanent residents.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Gregory Fenves, the president of the University of Texas at Austin, the school at the center of Thursday's Supreme Court ruling about affirmative action.
Clinton's campaign is trying prove that business leaders favor her over businessman Donald Trump, including some Republicans.
Five years ago, residents of Wukan got rid of corrupt local leaders and elected a new one. Now that leader has been detained for corruption, but villagers insist the charges are trumped up.
Representatives stayed on the floor overnight, chanting and singing as they called for votes on gun control. They remained even after Republicans held an unrelated vote and adjourned the House.
Despite cameras on the House floor going dark, a band of Democrats staging a sit-in to insist on a vote on gun control streamed the event, and conducted interviews with media, through smartphones.
Steve Inskeep talks to Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea and political scientist Marion Orr of Brown University about Latino voters in the Northeast and their 2016 election concerns.
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.