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Despite cloudy weather, beaches are packed in Brighton, England. With airfares rising and the British pound down after the Brexit vote, some Britons are vacationing closer to home. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Parallels

For Post-Brexit British Vacationers, Staying Home Now Seems Appealing

In the weeks since British voters chose to leave the EU, the value of the pound has dropped steeply. That's made European vacations more expensive — and staying in the U.K. more attractive.

Despite cloudy weather, beaches are packed in Brighton, England. With airfares rising and the British pound down after the Brexit vote, some Britons are vacationing closer to home. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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For Post-Brexit British Vacationers, Staying Home Now Seems Appealing

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Park Boram is in many ways a model of the experience of K-pop stars. Her debut single is officially called "Beautiful," but the Korean title translates to "I became pretty." Haeryun Kang hide caption

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For Women In Korean Pop, 'Making It' Can Mean A Makeover

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Politics

The Week In Politics

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The Week In Politics

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Sports

The Latest In Sports

4 min

The Latest In Sports

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Kim Rhode takes practice shots with the assist of her father Richard Rhode, who's been her coach for 27 years. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Olympian Kim Rhode Takes Her Shot At History To Dispel Stigma

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As the wild oyster population resurges, there is an added bonus — our waterways are getting cleaner. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Oyster's Mighty Comeback Is Creating Cleaner U.S. Waterways

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