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French riot policemen force out migrants who were hidden in a truck that was making its way to the ferry terminal in Calais in western France on Wednesday. The cross-Channel port has become the last barrier for economic and political migrants trying to enter Britain illegally. Pascal Rossignol/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Stranded In France, Migrants Believe Britain Is The Answer

Migrants from Africa and Afghanistan have poured into Calais, hoping to seek asylum in Britain across the channel. But few succeed, leaving an estimated 2,000 in limbo in the French port city.

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The Appalachian Medicinal Herb Growers Consortium's goal is to raise plants that meet the quality standards demanded by clinical practitioners. Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine hide caption

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Fresh From Appalachia: Chinese Medicinal Herbs

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Last Call Hortlax Cobra

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Lifted On Giant Inner Tubes, An Old Tree Moves In Michigan

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Chord Left Agnes Obel
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At Moriah Pie in Norwood, Ohio, Erin and Robert Lockridge serve homemade pizza and diners pay what they can. Christopher Kuettner hide caption

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An Unlikely Friday Night Pizza Cafe Has A Big Heart

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Composer Camille Saint-Saëns' piece Danse Macabre draws on the late-medieval allegory of "the Dance of Death" — pictured here in a painting of the same name by Frans Francken II. Getty Images / The Bridgeman Art Library hide caption

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Your Halloween Soundtrack, From A Candy Frenzy To The Dance Of Death

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Danse macabre, symphonic poem in G minor, Op. 40 14 Berliner Flötisten
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Five-year-old Kyle Romain sits on the lap of his grandmother, Barbara Romain, at a football game. Kyle lost his sight when he was hit by a stray bullet two months ago. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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A New Orleans Family's Lives Changed In An Instant

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French riot policemen force out migrants who were hidden in a truck that was making its way to the ferry terminal in Calais in western France on Wednesday. The cross-Channel port has become the last barrier for economic and political migrants trying to enter Britain illegally. Pascal Rossignol/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Stranded In France, Migrants Believe Britain Is The Answer

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Last Ship Sting, Bob Carlisle et. al.
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