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NPR Battleground Map: Florida, Pennsylvania Move In Opposite Directions

Florida goes from Toss Up to Lean D, and Pennsylvania moves from Lean D to Toss Up. Overall, though, Clinton would beat Trump if she just wins states that at least lean in her direction.
The Kojo Nnamdi Show

The Politics Hour - June 24, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Corey Stewart, the chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors, and Nancy Floreen, the current president of the Montgomery County Council.

Historic West Virginia Flash Floods Kill At Least 23 People

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Flooding across West Virginia has killed at least 23 people and seriously damaged or destroyed more than 100 homes. It's the worst flooding in a century for some areas of the state.

Got A Paper Fare Card Hiding Somewhere? Metro Says It Soon Will Be Worthless

The Metro system stopped accepting paper fare cards in March 2016. After June 30, riders will no longer be able to transfer the money from old paper cards to a SmarTrip card.

Metro Asked Rail Riders To Stay Away During SafeTrack, And They Listened

Metro is in the midst of the second of 15 maintenance "surges" schedule through next year, and the data shows many riders are turning to other modes of transportation to get around the region.

Brexit Created Many Losers, But Some Winners Too. Which Are You?

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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 homebuyers seeking low-interest loans.

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The flooding has left at least 24 people dead and devastated communities. The historic floods are the worst in a century for some parts of the state. At least 100 homes were destroyed or damaged.
New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham died Saturday at the age of 87. New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet discusses his life and his nearly 40 years of work for the paper.
There has been a huge outpouring of support for the LGBT community in Orlando, including from groups that traditionally have not supported the gay and lesbian community. Can the feeling of unity last?
While the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, a majority of voters in Wales voted to stay. NPR's Linda Wertheimer discusses the Brexit decision with Wales' First Minister Carwyn Jones.
Spaniards head to the polls today after the previous election failed to produce a government. While some voters want change, others are worried that Brexit-like discontent will cause more instability.
In this encore presentation of For the Record, NPR's Rachel Martin looks at the last contested convention: the 1976 GOP meeting in Kansas City. Ronald Reagan nearly denied Gerald Ford the nomination.
Most of Newfoundland's regiment was wiped out the first day of the Allied offensive on the Somme. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Maureen Power, a curator at the provincial museum about their legacy.
New research from California State University suggests 1 in 10 students there are homeless and 1 in 5 are food insecure. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to George Parker, a once homeless student.
Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton are not the only candidates running. Ken Rudin of the Political Junkie podcast and NPR's Linda Wertheimer discuss the Senate and House races.
The decision by voters in the United Kingdom to exit the European Union has already had a profound effect on global financial markets. Here's a preview of what to expect in the coming days in the U.S.
Search and rescue operations are underway in West Virginia after flooding killed at least 24 people. Clean up has begun but some things can't be saved.
The presidential campaigns were quick to weigh in on Britain's vote to leave the European Union. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with correspondent Mara Liasson about what we learned and what's ahead.
European leaders gather this week to negotiate what will be Britain's complicated divorce from the EU. Can it be undone? Two million Britons have signed a petition calling for a re-vote on Brexit.
Every answer this week consists of two familiar phrases in the form "___ of ___." In each case, the first word of the two phrases is the same. We offer the ending words; you tell us the full phrases.
Sixteen years ago, a gunman stormed a Virginia gay bar, killing one and injuring others — like Joel Tucker. That terrible night still haunts him, even more now in the wake of the Orlando shooting.
Lionel Shriver's newest novel is a work of speculative fiction: A national debt crisis leads to a systematic civil breakdown, bringing a once-prosperous family
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