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The U.K.'s credit rating has been cut, another government official has resigned and a new petition has gathered more than 1 million signatures calling for another vote.

His characterization of the slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians is likely to cause tensions with Turkey. He was not expected to use the term but then ad-libbed it into his prepared remarks.

"French Fries and Champagne" is The Hot Sardines' new album. Singer Elizabeth Bougerol and band leader Evan Palazzo tell NPR's Scott Simon Craigslist helped them turn their hobby into a music career.

It was once thought that evil resided inside the body. So murderers were dissected to find it. That macabre practice is the subject of a dark but funny new opera, "Anatomy Theatre."

Younger Britons overwhelmingly voted to stay in the European Union. NPR's Scott Simon talks to British novelist Chris Cleave about the reaction in London to the decision to leave.

NPR's Tom Goldman tells NPR's Scott Simon what the Brexit vote might mean for the world of professional soccer.

There are times that the power of the mind is not enough. About 40 people who walked on hot coals at a Tony Robbins seminar in Dallas ended up with burns, with several landing in the hospital.

When running for office, you need a good "ground game." Some say Trump lacks what's needed to get out the vote. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Rob Jesmer, formerly with the RNC, about what that means.

Some of the worst flooding in the state in 100 years is being blamed for the deaths of more than 20 people. Reporter Ashton Marra tells Scott Simon that many died trapped in their cars and homes.

Not all gun-rights advocates support the NRA's opposition to gun control. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Mike Weisser, a semi-automatic rifle owner and seller, who wants much stricter controls.

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