Ship sank off Italy with hundreds aboard, rescued migrants say

May 29, 2016

Ship sank off Italy with hundreds aboard, rescued migrants say

Migrants rescued from two boats in the Mediterranean this past week told humanitarian workers in Italy that they saw another vessel carrying some 400 migrants sink, Save the Children said on Saturday. Three vessels carrying migrants already are confirmed to have sunk or capsized ...

May 28, 2016

Small WWII-era plane crashes in Hudson River; pilot missing

A small World War II vintage plane celebrating its 75th anniversary crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Friday, and search efforts were continuing for the pilot, authorities said. The plane, a P-47 Thunderbolt, crashed on a part of ...

Despite improvements, airport security is fallible

May 22, 2016

Despite improvements, airport security is fallible

Explosives in the form of paper, or concealed in a medicine-sized bottle and looking like salt. Tiny electric detonators. Security agents at the main airport in Paris are trained to detect all manner of increasingly sophisticated devices that could doom a flight. But the ...