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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.

House Republicans Pass Zika Funding But Democrats' Sit-In Goes All Night

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

Defying the sit-in, Republicans passed a funding measure for Zika and left for the July 4 recess. The House will convene in a pro forma session Friday but no business will be conducted until July 5.

Percussionist Pedrito Marinez Plays Live On 'Morning Edition'

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

Steve Inskeep talks to Cuban-born Pedrito Martinez about his life and we hear some songs. Also, we hear from the Bartel family — some plan to vote for Donald Trump and others for Hillary Clinton.

TV Review: HBO's 'Any Given Wednesday'

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

HBO launched a weekly talk show with former ESPN star Bill Simmons. Considered one of the top sports commentators, Simmons crafted a show that melds pop culture, sports talk and celebrity interviews.

The View From Jersey City, N.J.

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

Jersey City is home to a large immigrant community. Steve Inskeep talks to voters, political scientist Marion Orr of Brown University and NPR's Domenico Montanaro about the voting power of immigrants.

U.K. Expats Living In Spain Nervously Watch Brexit Balloting

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

The referendum vote going on over British membership in the European Union could affect millions of Britons living abroad. Spain hosts the most U.K. expats in Europe.

Trump Calls Clinton's Message Old And Tired; Clinton Ally Responds

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

On Wednesday, Donald Trump hit back at Hillary Clinton in a speech attacking the Clinton Foundation and her email scandal. David Greene talks to Clinton supporter Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota.

The View From Pennsylvania: A Swing District In A Swing State

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

Bucks County, Pa, is the site of a heated congressional race. Steve Inskeep talks to voters in Levittown, and asks NPR's Domenico Montanaro about their concerns ahead of the 2016 election.

Voting Day Arrives In Britain For Brexit Referendum

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

Britons are casting ballots in a referendum on whether the U.K. should leave the European Union. A vote to leave would have profound political and economic consequences for Great Britain and the EU.

U.K. Expats In Spain Nervously Watch Brexit Balloting

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

The British debate on European Union membership has often focused on immigration. Yet some 2.2 British expats live on the continent and fear their lives could be turned upside down if Britain leaves.

Some Canadians Are Calling 911 For More Than Emergencies

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 6:31am

CBC News highlighted some non-emergency 911 calls: A woman wanted more cheese on her pizza, someone needed a tire store number and another complained that someone had used a roommate's toothbrush.

Summer Solstice Revelers Snub Usual Go-To-Site Stonehenge

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 6:09am

The ancient English site with giant standing stones saw attendance drop by more than half. It could have had something to do with a new parking fee and a ban on alcohol.

Some Britons Take A Light-Hearted Approach To EU Referendum

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Rachel Martin and David Greene report on Corinne Sawers, 29, who is campaigning for Britain to remain in the European Union. She produced a music video to promote participation among young Brits.

British Author Robert Harris Finds 'Brexit' Referendum Disturbing

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

David Greene talks to British novelist Robert Harris about the Brexit debate. Harris is a former journalist and author of non-fiction and historical fiction. He favors Britain remaining in the EU.

Why Many Young Black Activists See No Reason To Vote For President

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

As young black activists push for an overhaul of the criminal justice system, they are not necessarily turning that activism into political power at the ballot box.

Safety Product That Uses Fingerprint ID Likely To Irk Some Gun Owners

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

An engineer in Detroit is marketing a device requiring fingerprint identification to unlock a gun's trigger. He's an NRA member and a parent who's wary of entering the national gun debate.

Trump To Make Anti-Hillary Speech; Clinton Says Trump Isn't Presidential

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump is going to try to put Hillary Clinton on the defensive over past scandals. Meanwhile, she continues to attack Trump's fitness for office and deliberates over a vice president.

Radio Talk Show Host Warns Not All Conservative Christians Back Trump

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump on Tuesday met with evangelical leaders in New York. Conservative radio show host Erick Erickson tells Renee Montagne he believes that they are "trading on Jesus' name for politics."

Trump Would Disrupt The Broken System In Washington, Ralph Reed Says

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump met with leading Christian conservatives on Tuesday. David Greene talks to Ralph Reed, the head of the Faith and Freedom Coalition and a longtime Christian activist in Washington.




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