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Britain Won't Be The First To Leave A United Europe. Guess Who Was?

NPR | June 28, 2016

Britain is being described as the first country to leave the European Union. That may be true on a technicality, but others left the pan-European body in the past.

Attack At Istanbul's International Airport Kills At Least 10 People

NPR | June 28, 2016

At least 10 people have died at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport, where an explosion followed can outburst of gunfire Tuesday night.

Brexit Fallout: Anxious Immigrants, Backtracking Politicians

NPR | June 28, 2016

The Brexit vote could complicate the lives of European Union citizens working in the United Kingdom. And politicians who supported the Brexit now seem to be backsliding on anti-immigrant pledges.

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So Just How Does The U.K. Divorce The EU?

NPR | June 28, 2016 11:59 a.m.

On paper, there's a tangled legal process, but it has never been tested and leaves some issues unaddressed.


Rio Drug Testing Lab Is Suspended Weeks Before Olympics

NPR | June 28, 2016 11:05 a.m.

The international agency that regulates anti-doping testing has shut down the Brazilian lab, raising doubts that it can be ready for the Summer Games which start in August.


WATCH: Brexiteer Nigel Farage To EU: 'You're Not Laughing Now, Are You?'

NPR | June 28, 2016 10:32 a.m.

The leader of the eurosceptic, right-wing U.K. Independence Party spoke on the floor of the European Parliament, taunting the lawmakers before calling for "sensible, grown-up" negotiations.


Russia's Ex-Spy Chief Shares Opinions Of His American Counterparts

NPR | June 28, 2016 9:56 a.m.

Vyacheslav Trubnikov was a Soviet and Russian spy for more than three decades. He found some of his American adversaries worthy rivals. Others, not so much.

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Halfway Around The World, Brexit Hits Japan's Already Soft Economy

NPR | June 28, 2016 9:19 a.m.

The world's third largest economy is still struggling to gain traction under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The British decision to leave the European Union has delivered another blow.

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Ancient Shipwreck Off Greek Island Yields A Different Sort Of Treasure

NPR | June 28, 2016 9:19 a.m.

Divers exploring the famous Antikythera shipwreck, 200 feet beneath the water's surface in Greece, have turned up a heavy object they think might have been a powerful weapon in the first century B.C.

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Money, Hate And Hard Feelings: Brexit Fallout Continues In U.K., Europe

NPR | June 28, 2016 7:37 a.m.

The U.K.'s credit rating has been downgraded. British police say there's been a rise in reports of hate crime incidents. And passions ran high on the floor of the EU.

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Obama Cautions Against 'Hysteria' Over Brexit Vote

NPR | June 28, 2016 5:54 a.m.

"I think that the best way to think about this is a pause button has been pressed on the project of full European integration," President Barack Obama told NPR's Steve Inskeep.

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Girl Talk: What Teens Want Michelle Obama To Know About Liberia

NPR | June 28, 2016 5:37 a.m.

Some of them have never heard of her. But most of them want her to know: Make sure more Liberian girls can stay in school!

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A Less-United Kingdom: 'Brexit' Vote Revives Talk Of U.K. Breakup

NPR | June 28, 2016 4:29 a.m.

The United Kingdom voted to leave the EU, 52 percent to 48 percent. But Scotland and Northern Ireland were in favor of staying — reviving talk about Irish unification and Scottish independence.