London Mayor Boris Johnson plays a guitar at an event to promote street performances in the city in March 2015. Johnson has broken ranks with Prime Minister David Cameron, a fellow Conservative Party member, by calling for Britain to leave the European Union. Alastair Grant/AP hide caption

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London's Popular And Populist Mayor Makes The Case For Leaving The EU

Ahead of a vote, a wild-haired populist has split conservatives. Born rich, he vows to fight for the working class. He points out Obama's Kenyan roots. He's not Trump. He's London Mayor Boris Johnson.

London's Popular And Populist Mayor Makes The Case For Leaving The EU
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Lead in the drinking water in Flint, Mich., has caused a massive public health crisis and prompted President Obama to declare a federal state of emergency there. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Around the Nation

Educators In Flint Step Up Efforts To Reach Youngest Victims Of Tainted Water

Michigan Radio

Thousands of kids in Flint who have been exposed to high levels of lead are at risk of major behavioral and cognitive problems. But early education intervention can help mitigate these effects.

Educators In Flint Step Up Efforts To Reach Youngest Victims Of Tainted Water
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A customer receives a slice of pizza from the prepared food section of the new Whole Foods Market Inc. store in downtown Los Angeles. Prepared foods sold at supermarkets, big-box and convenience stores are a bigger and bigger portion of those companies' profits. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The Salt

What's For Dinner? The Options For A Fast Answer Multiply

Youth Radio

As many as 80 percent of Americans don't know what's for dinner by 4 p.m. that same day. From in-grocery store restaurants to local, organic cafeteria fare, new options for fast meals are cropping up.

What's For Dinner? The Options For A Fast Answer Multiply
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Comedian Larry Wilmore performed at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner on Saturday night. Olivier Douliery/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics & Pop Culture

Larry Wilmore On 'Breaking Taboos' At The White House Correspondents' Dinner

Fresh Air

The Nightly Show host discusses his controversial performance at Saturday's event. He tells Fresh Air that his use of the N-word was an artistic decision.

Larry Wilmore On 'Breaking Taboos' At The White House Correspondents' Dinner
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A billboard asks Ugandans to abstain from sex until marriage. The photo was taken in 2005 in Kampala. Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images hide caption

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Goats and Soda

U.S. Spent $1.4 Billion To Stop HIV By Promoting Abstinence. Did It Work?

The money was part of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. It went to sex ed classes and public health messages in Africa. Effective or not? A new study offers a clear verdict.

U.S. Spent $1.4 Billion To Stop HIV By Promoting Abstinence. Did It Work?
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A Starbucks coffee in Santa Monica, Calif. With no other place to go, many of Los Angeles' homeless end up at the chain's outlets — to the consternation of some employees. Denise Taylor/Moment Editorial/Getty Images hide caption

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How Starbucks Got Tangled Up In LA's Homelessness Crisis

There are 44,000 people living on the streets in and around Los Angeles With no other place to go, many end up at a Starbucks — to the consternation of some employees.

How Starbucks Got Tangled Up In LA's Homelessness Crisis
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A replica of Capt. James Cook's Endeavour sails into Sydney Harbour in 2012. Researchers believe they may have found the wreckage of the original ship in Rhode Island. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Wreckage Of Capt. Cook's HMS Endeavor May Be In Rhode Island Port

Researchers think they have located the vessel, later named the Lord Sandwich, that the British explorer sailed to Australia, saying it may have been part of a blockade during the American Revolution.

Google announced it is partnering with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to expand its self-driving car project. This is the first time Google has worked directly with an automaker to integrate its self-driving technology into a passenger vehicle. FCA US LLC hide caption

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Google And Fiat Chrysler Partner To Make Self-Driving Minivans

This is the first time Google has worked directly with an automaker to integrate its self-driving technology into a passenger vehicle, the companies said in a joint statement.

Women stroll on a Tehran street. Iranians are bracing themselves for extra scrutiny of their dress and behavior when a new, undercover morality police squad is deployed. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Springtime In Iran Means The 'Morality Police' Are Out In Force

As Iranian authorities strengthen the so-called morality police, women are bracing themselves for extra scrutiny of their dress and behavior. Will a new, crowdsourced app help them dodge harassment?

Springtime In Iran Means The 'Morality Police' Are Out In Force
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Imodium is a popular brand of the drug loparamide. Because loparamide is increasingly being abused by opioid users, some toxicologists think it should have the same sales restrictions as pseudophedrine. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Getting High From This Drug For Diarrhea Can Be Fatal

An increasing number of opioid abusers are taking huge doses of Imodium to ease withdrawal symptoms or get high. But at those high doses, toxicologists warn, the normally safe drug can stop the heart.

U.S. service members raise the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi in Iwo Jima, Japan, on Feb. 23, 1945. The Marine Corps is investigating whether some of the men in the photo have been misidentified. Joe Rosenthal/AP hide caption

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Marines Investigating Possible Mistaken Identity In Iwo Jima Flag-Raising Photo

Analysis by amateur historians has called into question the identity of some of the men depicted in the iconic World War II image and statue. Now the Marine Corps is taking another look.

Arts & Life

The 'Mick Jagger' Of Art Auctions Shares Secrets From A High End Market

Simon de Pury is a professional dealer, collector, curator and schmoozer. His clients include billionaires, rock stars and royalty. The art world insider's new memoir is The Auctioneer.

The 'Mick Jagger' Of Art Auctions Shares Secrets From A High End Market
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