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Words You'll Hear: Dodd-Frank

Jun 11, 2017

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We're going to head back to the U.S. now for Words You'll Hear. That's where we try to understand stories in the news by parsing words connected to it. Today, the words are Dodd-Frank. That's the 2010 law that gave Wall Street new rules of the road to prevent another recession.

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Theresa May won her own seat easily, but one of her opponents exceeded expectations. This was from the announcement of official results in May's district.

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And for more on politics in the U.K. we turn now to George Parker, a political editor of the Financial Times. Welcome back.

GEORGE PARKER: Hello.

While Uber says you can "be your own boss" — that's their viral tagline — hundreds of drivers tell NPR it's not true. They say Uber feels more like a faceless boss — setting strict rules and punishments, but eerily hard to reach, even in emergencies.

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Now that Comey has testified, you may be wondering what comes next.

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And the answer is we don't know.

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Now let's take a few moments to remember actor Peter Sallis who died last week. He was 96.

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