With a spate of rickety migrant ships wrecking in the last week alone, take a look at some of the deadliest maritime disasters of modern times.
On April 20, three people died and some 90 people were rescued from a sinking wooden boat off the Greek Island of Rhodes. The rescue occurred a day after hundreds were reported drowned on a boat that was crossing the Mediterranean from Libya. A third deadly wreck of a boat en route for Italy from Libya was believed to have killed 400 migrants just a week before. European politicians are facing criticism that they aren't helping those in need in order to appeal to anti-immigration sectors of their electorates.
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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has dropped out of the race to succeed House Speaker John Boehner, in a shocking move that reflected his inability to gather the support of the Republican caucus.
It was a close call for a police officer who was injured in a near head-on crash.
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Volkswagen's U.S. boss blamed unnamed engineers at the company for the deceptive software that cheated emissions testing, and denied that anyone in senior management made a decision to break the law.
"This was not a corporate decision. To my best know...
With the cloud of a federal investigation still hanging over Allentown City Hall, City Council approved anti-pay-to-play legislation Wednesday night.
Two people were thrown from their vehicles and up to 11 others were hurt in a chaotic pile-up on I-78 in Berks County on Wednesday
Alan Jennings has resigned from the board of directors of the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority.
The invasive pest known as the spotted lanternfly has spread its wings, now being found for the first time in Montgomery County and a new area of Berks County.
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Winners will be announced all week for the Nobel Prize for achievements in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics and Peace. Here are some of the winners that have been announced.
Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.
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