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Syrian refugees hang out at the Elbeyli Refugee Camp in southern Turkey, near the border with Syria. Turkey has absorbed 2.6 million Syrian refugees in recent years, but has recently closed its borders despite tens of thousands of Syrians who are trying to flee their homeland. Courtesy of Ibrahim Jawdat hide caption

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Parallels

The Syrians Keep Fleeing, But Now They Hit Turkey's Closed Border

Recent fighting in northern Syria has been pushing more and more civilians to seek shelter elsewhere. But neighboring Turkey, already burdened with 2.6 million refugees, has locked down its border.

Julie Zhuo, product design director at Facebook, demonstrates the new emoji-like stickers users can press in addition to the like button. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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When You Want To Express Empathy, Skip The Emoji

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If You're Happy and You Know It Go Fish
Boozer John Scofield
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A camera in the gondola of his balloon photographs Air Force Captain Joseph M. Kittinger Jr., as he starts the jump that set his record-breaking parachute jump over southern New Mexico on Aug. 8, 1960. Bettman/Corbis hide caption

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What It's Like To Freefall From 20 Miles Above The Earth

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'I'm A Female And I'm A Veteran ... Those 2 Things Are Not Mutually Exclusive'

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A Spire Tape
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John Castello decided to stop playing football when he learned about the risks of brain injury. Dave Marmarelli/DGM Photography hide caption

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The Impact Of 'Concussion': High School Football Player Changes Course

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Dialogue (Part 1 & 2) Chicago

Jack Gibson is one of several disc jockeys and other stars of early black radio who is featured in the Google Cultural Archive. Indiana University's Archives of African American Music and Culture hide caption

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Archive Spotlights The "Golden Age" Of Black Radio

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Chasing the Blues Al Cohn Quintet & Zoot Sims
Cryin' Blues Eddie Harris

Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Ted Cruz participate in a Republican presidential primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa, in January. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Why Cruz And Rubio Can't Count On The Latino Vote

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Strings Sofa Surfers
Scorpio Rising Thunderball & Rob Myers

Syrian refugees hang out at the Elbeyli Refugee Camp in southern Turkey, near the border with Syria. Turkey has absorbed 2.6 million Syrian refugees in recent years, but has recently closed its borders despite tens of thousands of Syrians who are trying to flee their homeland. Courtesy of Ibrahim Jawdat hide caption

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The Syrians Keep Fleeing, But Now They Hit Turkey's Closed Border

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Exodub Implosion Sly & Robbie
Up on Crutches The Sea and Cake

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If You Were A Jazz Tune Running For President, What Would You Sound Like?

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It's My Turn Marcus Roberts Quintet
Jitterbug Waltz Marcus Roberts Trio