• Participants hold a British Union flag and an EU flag during a pro-EU referendum event at Parliament Square in London, Britain June 19, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo - RTX2HBJ7
    June 25

    On this edition for Saturday, June 25, residents of Europe and the United States react to Britain’s departure from the EU, and the Panama Canal gets a makeover. Later, learn how robots are inspecting sewer systems in one Massachusetts city to better understand public health. Alison Stewart anchors from New York. Continue reading

  • An employee holds British pounds and Euro banknotes in a bank at the main train station in Munich, Germany, June 24, 2016 after Britain voted to leave the European Union in the EU BREXIT referendum.    REUTERS/Michaela Rehle - RTX2HZQE
    June 25

    Britain is the U.S.’s closest diplomatic and military ally and top economic partner in Europe. One-fifth of U.S. exports to Europe go to the UK and so do half a billion dollars in direct investments. Senior editor of Foreign Policy magazine Cameron Abadi joins Alison Stewart to discuss the effects Brexit might have on business relations in the UK and Europe. Continue reading

  • An aerial view of the new Panama Canal expansion project on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal during an organized media tour by Italy's Salini Impregilo, one of the main sub contractors of the Panama Canal Expansion project, on the outskirt of Colon City, Panama May 11, 2016.  REUTERS/Carlos Jasso - RTX2DX2M
    June 25

    The Panama Canal, a century-old shortcut connecting the Pacific and Atlantic oceans for global trade, carries a third of the trade from Asia to the Americas. Tomorrow, the 50-mile canal will open after nine years and a more than $5 billion effort to widen the waterway. David Brancaccio, host of The Marketplace Morning Report from American Public Media joins Alison Stewart to discuss. Continue reading

  • A person receives a test for diabetes during Care Harbor LA free medical clinic in Los Angeles, California September 11, 2014. The four-day clinic provides free medical, dental and vision care, prevention resources and follow-up care to thousands of uninsured, under-insured and at-risk individuals and families. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni  (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH) - RTR45WIO
    June 25

    It’s a growing frustration for many Americans: surprisingly high medical bills that they are struggling to pay. In some cases, patients are surprised to learn that they received care from an out-of-network doctor in an in-network hospital, long after an emergency room visit has passed. The NewsHour’s Megan Thompson looks at the problem and how some people are working to solve it. Continue reading

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    June 25

    Big data, which is usually used by organizations to find order within an expanding digital world, is coming to city planning. As part of our Urban Ideas series, the NewsHour’s Christopher Booker takes us under the streets of Cambridge, Massachusetts to learn about a new public health effort: mining data about infectious diseases from sewer waste. Continue reading

  • Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks at a news conference with a bipartisan group of senators on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., to unveil a compromise proposal on gun control measures, June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas  - RTX2HG4D
    June 24

    In our news wrap Friday, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers unveiled a new gun control bill identical to the Senate bill put forward by Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, on Tuesday; both bills would prevent people on the no-fly list from purchasing firearms. Also, at least 18 people have died in West Virginia amid the state’s worst flooding in a century. Continue reading

  • An employee of a foreign exchange trading company works between a British flag and an EU flag in Tokyo, Japan, June 24, 2016.   REUTERS/Issei Kato     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2HXRM
    June 24

    What does Great Britain’s impending exit from the European Union mean for the United States and other countries across the globe? Judy Woodruff poses the question to former U.S. ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder, former U.S. diplomat Richard Haass and chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner. Continue reading

  • Ralph Stanley performs at a campaign event for former Sen. John Edwards at the University of South Carolina in 2008 in Lancaster, South Carolina. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images
    June 24

    After a long battle with skin cancer, bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley died overnight at the age of 89. Since forming his first band in 1946, Stanley’s haunting voice came to epitomize the bluegrass genre’s “High Lonesome” sound, and he won a Grammy for his performance of “O Death” in the film “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” The NewsHour looks back at Jeffrey Brown’s 2002 interview with Stanley. Continue reading

  • Leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party Nigel Farage holds a placard as he launches his party's EU referendum tour bus in London, Britain May 20, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo  - RTX2I01W
    June 24

    Friday on the NewsHour, Britain readies for a new political paradigm after voting to exit the European Union. Also: A closer look at the issues that drove British voters to Brexit, the economic fallout of a weakened EU, what Brexit means for global foreign policy, Shields and Brooks discuss the week in politics and the life and legacy of late bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley. Continue reading

  • Electronic boards display the days loss to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., June 24, 2016.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson  - RTX2I2UF
    June 24

    Thursday’s successful Brexit vote holds great consequences for economies worldwide, with some analysts warning that departure from the EU could plunge Britain back into a recession that might in turn spread to other countries. For more on the financial implications of Brexit, Hari Sreenivasan talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution and Diane Swonk of DS Economics. Continue reading