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Migrants walk toward Austria from a camp in Sentilj, Slovenia, on Sunday. Many migrants are from Syria and are sometimes from opposite sides of the country's war. Petr David Josek/AP hide caption

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For Syrian Refugees, Old Frictions At Home Can Re-Emerge In Europe

Refugees from both sides of Syria's civil war are among those now streaming into Europe. It makes for some sensitive discussions along the migrant trail.

Migrants walk toward Austria from a camp in Sentilj, Slovenia, on Sunday. Many migrants are from Syria and are sometimes from opposite sides of the country's war. Petr David Josek/AP hide caption

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For Syrian Refugees, Old Frictions At Home Can Re-Emerge In Europe

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Rather Lovely Thing Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
What Must Be Done Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
Everything in Its Right Place Christopher O'Riley
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For some listeners in his native Ireland, Conor O'Brien's new album as Villagers has become a soundtrack for the country's referendum on marriage equality. Andrew Whitton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Rise Of Songwriter Conor O'Brien, An Accidental Advocate

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So Naïve Villagers
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I Do Exist T-Bone Burnett & The Civil Wars

Gas stations across Iowa, like this Casey's General Store in Des Moines, boast ethanol as "cleaner air for Iowa." Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio hide caption

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Got Corn? Ethanol Is No Longer King In Iowa Among Candidates

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The Munsters Theme Jack Marhsall
(Don't Fear) The Reaper (In the Style of Blue Oyster Cult) (Instrumental Only) ProSource Studio Musicians
Grange ZZ Top

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San Francisco's Last Gun Shop Calls It Quits

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Let Go Steve Herberman Trio
Delilah Steve Herberman Trio
Chemicals Collide Cloud Cult
Love & The First Law Of Thermodynamics Cloud Cult
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House Speaker John Boehner has said he wants to "clean the barn" before he leaves Congress. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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White House And GOP Congressional Leaders Reach Budget Deal

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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson's campaign has been a fast-adopter of targeting people on Facebook. He has more than 4 million likes on the social media site, more than any other candidate. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Like It Or Not, Political Campaigns Are Using Facebook To Target You

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Precent Me a Rose Zhao Cong, Hans Nielsen
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Game of Thrones (Main Theme) Boyce Avenue
Albatross Fleetwood Mac
Landslide (Instrumental Version) The O'Neill Brothers Group

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act hasn't been updated since it was renamed "No Child Left Behind" in 2001 by President George W. Bush. The law was introduced by President Lyndon Johnson in 1965 to help states level the playing field for students living and learning in poverty. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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No Child Left Behind: What Worked, What Didn't

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New Beginning Keith Davis Trio
Chrysalis Keith Davis Trio
Western Yann Tiersen
Rocky Mountain High Tom Bartsch
ID (Ultra Music Festival Anthem) Kygo

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