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Bodies of 6 people found on shore of eastern Greek island

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s coast guard said six bodies were found Tuesday on the shore of the eastern island of Lesbos, and authorities suspect the people were migrants who died while attempting t...

California tribe confronts crisis of missing, murdered women

YUROK RESERVATION, Calif. (AP) — The young mother had behaved erratically for months, hitchhiking and wandering naked through two Native American reservations and a small town clustered along Northern...

Coast Guard suspends search for migrants off Florida

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard said it suspended its rescue operations at sunset Thursday after announcing earlier that afternoon that it had found four additional bodies in its search for d...

Coast Guard will suspend its active search for 38 migrants lost at sea between Florida and Bahamas

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard will suspend its active search for 38 migrants lost at sea between Florida and Bahamas.

Coast Guard says 4 more bodies found during search for 38 migrants lost at sea between Florida and the Bahamas; 5 total

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard says 4 more bodies found during search for 38 migrants lost at sea between Florida and the Bahamas; 5 total.

Possible relics of lost WWII US bomber, crew found in Italy

MILAN (AP) — An archaeological dig in Sicily has uncovered traces of a lost World War II American heavy bomber shot down in 1943, and possible human remains that could lead to identification of five a...

Despite migrant deaths, Iraqi Kurds still seek out smugglers

RANYA, Iraq (AP) — Shoes pile up outside the Mamand home in northern Iraq from relatives and friends who have streamed inside to offer solace as they anxiously await news of the family's young son, wh...

1,600 migrants lost at sea in Mediterranean this year

ROME (AP) — The sinking of a boat with more than 30 people on board this week is the deadliest migration tragedy to date in the English Channel. Migrant shipwrecks of that scale, ho...

Record number of migrants cross Channel to UK in a day

LONDON (AP) — More than 1,000 people traversed the English Channel in small boats on Thursday to reach the U.K. from France, a new record high for migrant crossings in a single day that British author...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 28, the 301st day of 2021. There are 64 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 2...

Allianz: Shipping losses stay at historic lows, but Asia remains largest global loss hotspot

Safety & Shipping Review 2021: 49 large ships lost worldwide last year. Total losses down 50% over 10 years. Number of shipping incidents (2,703) declines year-on-year.Shipping industry remains...

Coast Guard rescues 3 Cubans stranded on island for 33 days

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two men and a woman who said they had been stranded on a deserted island for 33 days were rescued after they waved flags to get the attention of a U.S. Coast Guard helicop...

Tunisians fleeing economy, not COVID, cause tension in Italy

RAS JEBEL, Tunisia (AP) — Once it was just the jobless young men who set off from Tunisia’s rocky northern beaches for Sicily, usually defying their parents in hopes of a better future. ...

Families of 36 Filipinos missing from Gulf Livestock 1 seek help

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The families of 40 men missing from a ship that sank two weeks ago are seeking the public's help to find their loved ones. On Sept. 2, Gulf Livestock 1, a Panamania...

Haitian official says at least 14 drown when boat sinks

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — At least 14 people drowned and more appeared to be missing after a packed sailboat sank in a channel between mainland Haiti and an outlying island Wednesday, a Haitian off...