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Johnson took a gamble by leading the campaign for Britain to leave the EU. He's now a leading candidate to replace his college friend and fellow Conservative David Cameron.
June 25, 2016
Why did the U.K. just vote for something so economically disastrous? Some point to racial tension resulting from record levels of immigration within the EU.
June 25, 2016
It can be a lot of fun taking those back-of-the-magazine personality tests. But tests may be less fun when they are used by employers to make big life decisions on hiring and job performance.
June 25, 2016
The day after Solicitor General Donald Verrilli announced he was stepping down, he sat down with NPR's Nina Totenberg to reflect on his five years as the government's chief advocate.
June 25, 2016
There are deep parallels between Donald Trump's presidential campaign, the "Brexit" movement and nationalist parties across Europe.
June 25, 2016
Legislators, pressured by the state Supreme Court, passed a $38 million package for the state's underfunded schools. Justices had threatened to close all public schools in Kansas after this month.
June 24, 2016
The city has set up an assistance center and plans to begin distributing $9 million in donations to the victims of the Pulse shootings and their families. An LGBTQ group has raised nearly $6 million.
June 24, 2016
A fast-moving blaze in the central part of the state, whipped up by hot temperatures and dry vegetation, has burned more than 1,900 acres. Officials warn conditions are ripe for more wildfires.
June 24, 2016
Seminar participants were hoping to conquer their fears by walking over hot coals. Instead, dozens at the Dallas event were treated for burns. A Robbins representative says there was no emergency.
June 24, 2016
The international agency that regulates anti-doping testing has shut down the Brazilian lab, raising doubts that it can be ready for the Summer Games which start in August.
June 24, 2016
Uncertainty generated by Brexit caused many investments to head south. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 3.39 percent. Still, there were some winners, like home buyers seeking low-interest loans.
June 24, 2016
Flooding across West Virginia has killed at least 14 people and seriously damaged or destroyed more than 100 homes. It's the worst flooding in a century for some areas of the state.
June 24, 2016
The influential keyboardist and composer had been diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer. Worrell was a key member of Parliament-Funkadelic and played with the Talking Heads.
June 24, 2016
Herr's book Dispatches redefined the genre of war reporting. "I was there to watch," he wrote. "I went to cover the war and the war covered me; an old story, unless of course you've never heard it."
June 24, 2016
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.
June 24, 2016
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.
June 24, 2016
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.
June 24, 2016
Like the U.S., China is battling obesity and climate change. So it's urging citizens to eat less meat — and spreading the word with public service ads featuring Hollywood stars.
June 24, 2016
The U.S. stock market reacted to the U.K.'s announcement that it's leaving the European Union. Repercussions from the historic decision are being felt around the world.
June 24, 2016
On paper, there's a tangled legal process, but it has never been tested and leaves some issues unaddressed.
June 24, 2016

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