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Ralph Stanley, Bluegrass Legend, Dies At 89

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

Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley has died at the age of 89. He was perhaps most famous for his rendition of "O Death" on the soundtrack to the film O Brother, Where Art Thou?

U.K.'s 'History-Changing' EU Vote Reflects Deep Distrust, Concern

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 1:39pm

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.

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.

Shock, Rage And Gallows Humor: A Brexit Backlash On Social Media

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 1:15pm

Young voters had overwhelmingly voted to remain in the European Union. Now there's a flood of anger from those who accuse older generations of choosing a future they don't want.

Benny Golson On Piano Jazz

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 1:00pm

A giant of hard bop, the saxophonist and composer performs some of his most enduring standards.

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.

How The Screwworm's Sex Life Saved Your Steaks

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 12:55pm

A crazy idea helped get rid of the screwworm fly, which once took a toll on cattle. Now the strategy is being used in the battle against Zika.

Roundup: Reactions To This Week's Supreme Court Decision On Affirmative Action

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 12:41pm

The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to an affirmative action program at the University of Texas at Austin brought by a white woman who claimed she would have gotten in if she weren't white.

Reacting To The Brexit Vote, Many World Leaders Express Anxieties

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 12:35pm

As markets lurched after Great Britain's vote to withdraw from the European Union, leaders weighed in with worries, expressions of solidarity with the EU — and some soul-searching about its future.

A Less-United Kingdom: 'Brexit' Vote Revives Talk Of U.K. Breakup

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 12:32pm

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.

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.

Trump, Clinton React As 'Brexit' Vote Jolts U.S. Presidential Race

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 12:14pm

Presumed Republican nominee Donald Trump called Britain's vote to exit the European Union "a great thing."

Need For Steed? This Bike Gadget Gallops Like King Arthur

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 12:10pm

A device called Trotify promises to make any bicycle sound like a horse's clop. Taking a page from Monty Python, it uses coconuts.

What 'Brexit' Means For The U.S. Financial System

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

Markets around the world reeled after voters in the UK voted to leave the EU. In the U.S., the Dow and S&P fell more than 2 percent when markets opened.

Child Migrants In The Hands Of Labor Traffickers Wind Up In Ohio

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 11:52am

In Marion, Ohio, 10 Central American teenagers, some as young as 14, labored as prisoners for more than a year.

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?"

David Cameron's Dramatic Rise And Fall

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 11:31am

The British prime minister was riding high after a sweeping election victory by his Conservative Party last year. But that campaign included a pledge to hold a referendum on Britain's EU membership.

Obama Names LGBT Landmark As National Monument

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 11:19am

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.

Changes For Colon Cancer Screening: 5 Things To Know Now

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 11:03am

A federal task force expanded the list of recommended colorectal cancer screening tests. Here's the lowdown on the tests and how they might be covered now and in the future by health insurance.

Bernie Sanders Says He'll Vote For Clinton (Still No Endorsement, Though)

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 10:12am

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.




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