Assane Thiobane, 28, a motorbike taxi driver in Tambacounda, eastern Senegal, is saving up to leave for Europe, where he hopes to earn more money for himself and his family. If you die along the way, he says, that's your destiny. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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In Senegal, They're Dreaming Of Europe

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Fake passports and the tools used to make them are displayed at the immigration bureau in Bangkok on Wednesday after Thai police broke up a major fake passport ring led by an Iranian known as "The Doctor." Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Shukri al-Assoli has settled for now in Athens, where he shares an apartment with another Palestinian migrant in a working-class neighborhood. Giannis Pazios for NPR hide caption

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For Victims Of A Migrant Shipwreck, Justice Remains Elusive

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Menelio Briones, 32, along with his wife, Marinelis Sabillón, 33, and their five children arrive at the El Edén center in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. They were attempting to reach the U.S., but were picked up in Mexico and deported. Patrick Farrell/Miami Herald staff hide caption

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The area around the confluence of the Silverthrone and Klinaklini glaciers in southwestern British Columbia provides a glimpse into how the terrain traveled by Native Americans in Pleistocene times may have appeared. David J. Meltzer/Science hide caption

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2 Gene Studies Suggest First Migrants To Americas A Complex Mix

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Fernandina's Flicker (Colaptes fernandinae), a woodpecker found only in Cuba. Pete Oxford/Minden Pictures/Corbis hide caption

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U.S. Biologists Keen To Explore, Help Protect Cuba's Wild Places

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A Sandhill Crane flies in at sunset to roost for the night in the wetlands of the Monte Vista Wildlife Refuge in Colorado. Migrating along the same route they've followed for thousands of years, about 25,000 Greater Sandhill Cranes pass through the San Luis Valley in late winter every year. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images hide caption

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