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Analysis: Voters Choose A New Direction For Europe's Future

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A man walks past a board announcing elections at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday. Some 400 million Europeans from 28 countries are eligible to vote. Francisco Seco/AP hide caption

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European Elections Will Be A Test For Nationalist Parties Hoping To Remake The EU

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Pro-European Union demonstrators march in Berlin on March 31. Adam Berry/Getty Images hide caption

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Here's Why Brexit Wasn't Followed By Frexit, Swexit Or Nexit

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In 2021, U.S. travelers heading to European Union countries will have to apply for authorization online, as part of a security procedure for visa-free travelers. Kirill Afonin/Flickr hide caption

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Russian military officers stand by as the 9M729, center, its launcher, left, and the 9M728, right, land-based cruise missiles are displayed in Kubinka outside Moscow, in January. The Russian military rolled out its new missile and spelled out its specifications, seeking to dispel the U.S. claim that the weapon violates the INF Treaty. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption

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In this Sept. 1, 2015, file photo, a child waits in line at a migrant reception center in Brussels. Belgian migration minister Theo Francken said on Thursday he wants no part of a United Nations pact on safe and orderly migration, an international deal that has pushed Belgium's government to the brink of collapse. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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A U.N. Migration Pact Is Dividing Europe — And Has Become Fodder For Nationalists

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People hold Spanish flags during a demonstration called by the far-right Vox Party, over the weekend in Madrid. On Sunday, the once-derided party claimed 12 seats Andalusia's regional elections. Oscar del Pozo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Liliana Czegledi holds a photo of her daughter, Ioana, at her home in the village of Sînandrei in western Romania. Ioana was just shy of her 10th birthday when she died of complications from measles. She could not be vaccinated because she had a compromised immune system. Joanna Kakissis for NPR hide caption

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The Story Behind The Worst Measles Outbreak In The European Union

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Plastic garbage lying on the beach in Greece. The move would impose a complete ban on some single-use plastics across the European Union and a reduction on others, aiming to implement most measures by the mid-2020s. Milos Bicanski/Getty Images hide caption

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A man casts his vote at a polling station on Sunday in Tetovo, Macedonia. Macedonians all across the country went to the polls to vote in a referendum to change the country's name to the Republic of North Macedonia and end a long running dispute with Greece. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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A "hunger stone" exposed by the low level of water in the Elbe River is seen in Decin, Czech Republic, on Thursday. The low level of water caused by the recent drought has exposed the stones on the riverbed. Petr David Josek/AP hide caption

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Air Force One waits after landing in Bagotville, Canada, in June. At the G-7 meeting there, President Trump threw traditional U.S. allies into disarray over his trade and security policies. Lars Hagberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Stung By Trump At G-7, Allies Look For Better Outcome At NATO Summit

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The head of Poland's Supreme Court, Malgorzata Gersdorf, defiantly arrives for work on Wednesday at the Supreme Court building in Warsaw, Poland. Czarek Sokolowski/AP hide caption

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Giuseppe Conte addresses the media after a meeting Wednesday with Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the presidential palace in Rome. Mattarella approved the lawyer's nomination to serve as prime minister. Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Europe is struggling to keep up with the times after a political dispute resulted in electric clocks running six minutes behind. Paul Bricknell/Getty Images/Dorling Kindersley hide caption

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Left: Dirk Hoffmann and Alistair Pike sample calcite from a calcite crust on top of the red scalariform sign in La Pasiega.Right: Drawing of Panel 78 in La Pasiega by Breuil et al.(1913). The red scalariform (ladder) symbol has a minimum age of 64,000 years but it is unclear if the animals and other symbols were painted later. J. Zilhão (left) / Breuil et al. (1913)/Science Advances hide caption

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Cave Art May Have Been Handiwork Of Neanderthals

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In European cooking, salt reigned supreme, and pepper was one of many spices used in heavily seasoned dishes. When they met, they were destined to be. Or, rather, it was destined that they would meet. Theo Crazzolara/Flickr hide caption

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