Lauren Frayer

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is mobbed by young supporters after addressing an anti-austerity rally in Parliament Square, London, following a march through the city on July 1. Victoria Jones - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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Once Seen As Too Left-Wing, Will Jeremy Corbyn Be U.K.'s Next Prime Minister?

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British Prime Minister Theresa May marked a year in office last week. After her party lost parliamentary seats in elections last month, doubts have arisen over how long she'll remain prime minister. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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One Year On, Theresa May Keeps Fragile Grip On Her Job As British Prime Minister

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The George Hotel, a 17th century stagecoach inn, is one of the few historic buildings on Crawley's main street. Most of the town was built after World War II to house people displaced by bombing in London. In recent years, immigrants settled in Crawley and work at Gatwick Airport nearby. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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A Year After Vote, Brexit Supporters In A British Town Wonder If It'll Ever Happen

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London Acid Attacks Highlight Growing Problem In Britain

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Londoners Pack Site Of Terror Attack In Show Of Resilience

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Hundreds of pro-EU supporters gather on Whitehall on the first anniversary of the Brexit referendum to protest against the process of Britain leaving the European Union. Wiktor Szymanowicz/Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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In Britain, New Dating Apps Let Brexit Opponents 'Remain' With Each Other

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Comparing International Health Care To The U.S.

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Wild horses graze at the Doñana National Park, in the Guadalquivir delta, in southern Spain. Last year, UNESCO threatened to put Doñana on its so-called 'Danger List' of World Heritage Sites where wildlife or conservation are at risk. Cristina Quicler/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Drought Threatens Crops, Wildlife Along Spain's Guadalquivir River Delta

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Paternity Suit: Salvador Dali's Body Ordered Exhumed

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An undated aerial photo of the Olympic venues in PyeongChang, South Korea. Courtesy of PyeongChang Organizing Committee hide caption

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Rural South Korean County Prepares For Role As 2018 Winter Olympics Host

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More Than 60 Dead As Vast Wildfire Sweeps Across Portugal

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During a weekly anti-Japanese demonstration, South Korean students sit near a statue of a teenage girl symbolizing former "comfort women" who served as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during World War II. The statue is seen in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Feb. 3, 2016. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Not All South Koreans Satisfied With Japan's Apology To 'Comfort Women'

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Students try out a Samsung Electronics Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone at a shop in Seoul, South Korea, on April 27. Many post-college grads in South Korea spend years studying for tests in the hopes of winning a job at a company like Samsung. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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South Korean Youth Struggle To Find Jobs After Years Of Studying For Tests

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Lee So-yeon, a North Korean defector, used to be a signal corpsman in North Korea's army. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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'I Was Shocked By Freedom': Defectors Reflect On Life In North Korea

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