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  • Pope asks Europe to do more for migrants flooding into Italy

    Pope Francis on Saturday joined Italy in pressing the European Union to do more to help the country cope with rapidly mounting numbers of desperate people rescued in the Mediterranean during journeys on smugglers' boats to flee war, persecution or poverty.
  • Amid growing migrant crisis, 20 burn victims rescued at sea

    The unabated flow of migrants fleeing instability in Libya brought a new horror on Friday: The discovery of 20 migrants adrift at sea who had suffered grave burn injuries in a cooking gas explosion before departing Libya, and then were forced onto a...

    Section of Mississippi River reopened after diesel fuel leak

    The Coast Guard says a 35-mile section of the Mississippi River has reopened after a pipeline ruptured and leaked diesel fuel in southwestern Illinois. In a statement Saturday, the Coast Guard says the pipeline has been secured and the incident is...

    Pope asks Europe to do more for rescued migrants flooding into Italy

    Pope asks Europe to do more for rescued migrants flooding into Italy
    Pope Francis on Saturday joined Italy in pressing the European Union to do more to help the country cope with rapidly mounting numbers of desperate people rescued in the Mediterranean during journeys on smugglers' boats to flee war, persecution or...

    Senator: Decade-old Gulf oil leak is 'unacceptable'

    A U.S. senator from Florida is pressing federal officials to disclose technical data and other information about a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, after an investigation by The Associated Press revealed evidence that the spill is far worse than...