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Romanian Springs Tap a Region’s Deep History

One morning in the small Transylvanian mountain resort of Baile Homorod, in Romania, travelers and residents gathered under the shade of a wooden canopy near three streams of sparkling spring water to fill up a row of empty bottles. This is no ordinary water. It flows from volcanic mountains nearby …

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Live Updates: U.K. Votes in General Election

How does the election work? Britain’s voters head to the polls in their local areas on Thursday to cast ballots for members of Parliament in the second general election to be held since the country voted to leave the European Union. And while Brexit has dominated the agenda — with …

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Photos of the U.K. in the Shadow of Brexit

Britain is dragging itself through its fifth major election in five years: a third general election, even though Parliaments are supposed to last for five years; and two referendums, one on Scottish independence, which lost, and the other on Brexit, which won. The Leave victory in June 2016 has defined …

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Greta Thunberg Is Time Person of the Year for 2019

Time on Wednesday named the young climate activist Greta Thunberg as its person of the year, in a nod to the next generation’s surging prominence in worldwide efforts to prevent the worst effects of climate change. It was an irony, perhaps, that the designation, announced on television and online, is …

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