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Brexit Makes Investors Nervous, But U.K. Recession Isn't Certain

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 1:22pm

Last week's Brexit vote sent financial markets tumbling. It also raised questions about the future of the U.K. economy. Analysts now expect slower growth but not an immediate tumble into recession.

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Obama: Trump Hasn't Captured 'Zeitgeist Of The Country'

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 1:00pm

Donald Trump may have clinched the GOP nomination, but President Obama says Trump's record low favorability ratings show that he hasn't won over the hearts and minds of the country just yet.

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Britain Won't Be The First To Leave A United Europe. Guess Who Was?

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 12:37pm

Britain is being described as the first country to leave the European Union. That may be true on a technicality, but others left the pan-European body in the past.

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West Virginians Turn To Federal Government For Help After Devastating Floods

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 12:36pm

In West Virginia, residents are beginning to clean up after record floods destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses and killed at least 23 people.

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Attack At Istanbul's International Airport Kills More Than 30 People

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 11:56am

Several videos have emerged that show security-camera footage of the attack. In one, dozens of people flee just before a fiery blast hits the check-in area.

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FACT CHECK: Clinton's Speech On The Economy, Annotated

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 10:50am

NPR's politics team has annotated Hillary Clinton's Monday speech, in which she spoke about student debt, unions and tax rates.

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New York, Colorado Hold Key Primaries In Fight For House And Senate

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 10:12am

Democrats hope to contest as many as four congressional seats in the Empire State, a place that could prove critical to whether they're able to flip the 30 they need to win back the House.

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WATCH: Brexiteer Nigel Farage To EU: 'You're Not Laughing Now, Are You?'

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 9:32am

The leader of the eurosceptic, right-wing U.K. Independence Party spoke on the floor of the European Parliament, taunting the lawmakers before calling for "sensible, grown-up" negotiations.

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Newly Released Call Logs Reveal Chaos Inside Pulse Nightclub

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 9:17am

Victims called 911 as they heard and saw Omar Mateen shooting inside. The newly released records show Mateen holed up in the bathroom shortly after he started firing. Dispatchers counted the gunshots.

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Teen Bullies And Their Victims Both Face A Higher Risk Of Suicide

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 8:39am

For the first time the nation's pediatricians point to bullying, both online and in real life, as increasing the risk of suicide for teenagers.

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Ikea Recalls Millions Of Chests, Dressers Because Of Tip-Over Hazard

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 8:23am

The furniture company began offering free wall-anchoring kits for tall dressers last year after two children died in accidents. Now, following a third death, it is recalling the dressers altogether.

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$15 Billion Settlement Proposed In Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 8:18am

Two-thirds of the sum will be set aside to compensate U.S. owners of nearly 500,000 VW diesel cars. The company will also pay $2.7 billion into an environmental remediation fund.

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House Report On Benghazi Attack: Ample Warning, Weak Response

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 8:04am

Republicans on the House special committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks release the results of their two-year-long investigation on Tuesday.

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Looking For Change, Teachers Hit The Campaign Trail

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 7:27am

This primary season Oklahoma educators are running for state office in record numbers. The nearly 40 teachers and principals say they're fed up with low funding, over-testing and teacher shortages.

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Volkswagen Will Pay U.S. Diesel Car Owners Up To $10 Billion

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 7:04am

In a historic civil settlement, VW will buy back or repair cars sold as "clean" but that in fact polluted above legal levels. The company will also pay nearly $5 billion for environmental reparations.

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States Offer Privacy Protection For Young Adults On Parent's Health Plan

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 6:59am

When children up to the age of 26 can stay on the family health insurance plan, it can be difficult for them to keep their medical information private from Mom and Dad.

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Benghazi Committee Faults Military Response To 2012 Attack

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 6:29am

The 800-page report follows a lengthy and politically contentious investigation that had thrust Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state into the spotlight.

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Money, Hate And Hard Feelings: Brexit Fallout Continues In U.K., Europe

NPR Top Stories - June 28, 2016 - 5:49am

The U.K.'s credit rating has been downgraded. British police say there's been a rise in reports of hate crime incidents. And passions ran high on the floor of the EU.

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