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Today: A Modern-Day Exodus. Russia's Surfer Dudes.

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. #mailchimp-subscribe { font:14px Georgia,Serif; line-height: 30px;} Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES Fleeing Syria for the Unknown A civil war and brutal Islamist insurgency have driven more than 4 million people out of Syria since 2012. Now, they are living in tents in Lebanon and Turkey, trekking through Greece, clashing with border guards in Hungary -- and still arriving by sea. A Times series on the largest migration since World War II begins online with a tale of courage, selflessness and tenacity on the road to Western Europe.  Red Carpet,...