In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. military confirmed that B-52 bombers have arrived in Qatar, and an aircraft carrier is nearing the Persian Gulf, after tensions with Iran escalated this week. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan warned Iran not…
In our news wrap Monday, mourners lined up outside a school to mourn Antwon Rose, a black teenager shot to death by a white policeman near Pittsburgh. Also, Algeria’s government sent 13,000 migrants into the Sahara Desert in the past…
When a boat packed with migrants went adrift in the Mediterranean Sea, bobbing uselessly off the coast of Libya earlier this month, a team of Spanish lifeguards knew just what to do.
By Larisa Epatko
The number of migrants who have died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year will surpass the number of deaths in 2015, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday.
By Alison Thoet
In our news wrap Thursday, the fight over LGBT rights in Congress sank a major energy bill, after both Republicans and Democrats voted down legislation containing separate provisions banning discrimination by federal contractors and defending North Carolina’s transgender bathroom law.
By Larisa Epatko
As countries bordering Syria reach capacity, more and more refugees are making the difficult decision to leave for an entirely different continent.
More than 5,000 migrants crossed into Serbia on Sunday en route to western Europe, as Greece ferried more refugees from overcrowded islands to its mainland.
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
More than 40 migrants died in the hold of a fishing boat off the Italian coast Saturday after suffocating in the cramped and water-filled space, Italy's Navy reported.
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