National News

Backing 'Brexit,' A Salmon Smokehouse Says It's Been Swimming Upstream

Mom-and-pop businesses are considering how a British exit from the EU could affect them. The owner of Britain's oldest salmon smokehouse, who wants out, says EU membership dilutes British culture.

Starbucks And Steel: The Divergent Directions Of China's Economy

China is now home to two economies — one fading and industrial, and the other, a more thriving service sector. A steelworker, a Starbucks executive and a former banker explain.

The Pros And Cons Of A Gap Year

Taking a gap year used to be more common for European college students, but the trend is growing among American students as well.

Keeping The Navajo Language Relevant

There’s a new effort to not only preserve the endangered language, but to revive it.

The Little Team Of Underdogs That's Energizing English Football

England's modest Leicester City Foxes are one game away from being crowned champions of the English Premier League.

Puerto Rico To Default On Debt Payment Monday

The country is in the midst of a financial crisis and Congress is weighing whether to intervene.

A Candid Conversation With Public Radio's Diane Rehm

The radio show host discusses her husband's illness and their often fraught marriage.

For Ted Cruz, Crunch Time In Indiana

If Cruz loses tomorrow's primary, Trump will be a big step closer to clinching the nomination.

The Average Millennial Is Nothing Like The Stereotypes

Data shows that the average 29-year-old did not graduate from a four-year university and is living in a suburb.

Retirees Deciding To Hit The Road

Rather than “aging in place” retirees are increasingly choosing to do just the opposite.