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5 reasons Americans ought to care about Brexit

It's clear that Brexit will have far-reaching consequences for Britain, but what about America? Your imported Cadbury Creme Eggs could get more expensive, for one. From shopping to migration, here are a handful of reasons Americans ought to care about Brexit.

Brexit: An ‘escape room’ with no escape

The decades-long relationship between the UK and the US, based on common values and similar views on global issues, has been weakened by President Donald Trump and will deteriorate further without a post-Brexit plan.

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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Answer + Global Hit

The answer to our Geo Quiz is Bristol, England, home to the music style known as "trip-hop." Anchor Katy Clark tells us about British nostalgia for a couple of bands that made "trip-hop" so popular a decade ago.

Environment

Britain opens UFO files

The World's Clark Boyd reports that Britain's Ministry of Defense has released files related to sightings of "Unidentified Flying Objects" over the past 30 years.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The island of Unst is the answer to today's Geo Quiz. It's the most northerly populated island off Scotland. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with homeowner Michael Ray who's built a zero-carbon house on the island.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

York, England is the answer to today's Geo Quiz. The city is celebrating the centuries old tradition of rapper sword dancing this weekend. Producer Naomi Arenburg sent us an audio postcard of the Clownfish Rapper Sword Dancers of Cape Cod, Massachusetts doing their thing.

Sports

Geo answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz is the British isle of Jersey. The island is now hosting a major international cricket tournament. Reporter Laura Lynch profiles the Afghan cricket team. It's the first time Afghanistan has had a national cricket team in competition.