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Case 0435: The remains are presumed to be male and were found Feb. 9, 2012, on the Laborcitas Creek Ranch in Brooks County, Texas. They were exhumed from the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Falfurrias on May 23, 2013. All items were found in the blue backpack. Courtesy of The Texas Observer hide caption

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In Texas, A Database Of Exhumed Objects Aims To ID Migrants Who Perished

About 100 migrants die every year trying to sneak around Border Patrol checkpoints in South Texas. Now, a searchable database lets relatives find photos of their missing loved ones' personal items.

Case 0435: The remains are presumed to be male and were found Feb. 9, 2012, on the Laborcitas Creek Ranch in Brooks County, Texas. They were exhumed from the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Falfurrias on May 23, 2013. All items were found in the blue backpack. Courtesy of The Texas Observer hide caption

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In Texas, A Database Of Exhumed Objects Aims To ID Migrants Who Perished

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The singing group consists of Nigerian former leaders and its current vice president. YouTube hide caption

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Possibly The First Music Video Starring Old Politicians

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Several hundred protesters remain camped on the North Dakota prairie in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline. They have erected shelters from Army tents to teepees to wooden structures to stay warm this winter. Amy Sisk/Inside Energy hide caption

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Dakota Pipeline Protesters, Nearby Residents Brace For 2017

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Richie Blink, born and raised in Plaquemines Parish, La., south of New Orleans, works for the National Wildlife Federation. He got in touch with an archaeologist to take a look at some shards of pottery that were eroding into the Gulf of Mexico. Blink holds a pottery shard that could be 300 to 500 years old, from the Plaquemine culture of what's called the Bayou Petre phase. Tegan Wendland/WWNO hide caption

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Louisiana History Washes Away As Sea Levels Rise, Land Sinks

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