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Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (to the city and to the world) message at end of the Easter mass, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, on Sunday. (L'Osservatore Romano/pool photo via AP)

Pope at Easter recalls victims of ‘blind, brutal terrorism’

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis tempered his Easter Sunday message of Christian…

 

Refugees coming to Germany can expect a roof over their head, a bed to sleep in and three meals a day. But with authorities struggling to find housing for tens of thousands of people each month, many new arrivals will find their lodgings a squeeze. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)

German states lower housing standards amid migrant influx

BERLIN — Refugees coming to Germany can expect a roof over their…

 

This Sept. 13, 2015 image provided by NASA shows the moon, left, and the Earth, top, transiting the sun together, seen from the Solar Dynamics Observatory. (NASA/SDO via AP)

Stargazers ready for rare event in supermoon eclipse

LOS ANGELES — Stargazers are about to get a double celestial treat…

 

People crowd a bus provided by the Croatian government, after pushing through police lines in Tovarnik, Croatia, Thursday. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

Croatia puts army on alert as it reels from migrant influx

BATINA, Croatia — Croatian leaders asked the army to be on alert…

People crowd a bus provided by the Croatian government, after pushing through police lines in Tovarnik, Croatia, Thursday. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)
Hungarian police officers guard the area as a rail wagon prepared with barbwire arrives to seal the border fence between Serbia and Hungary in Roszke, southern Hungary on Monday. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Razor-lined boxcar marks Hungary’s new border for migrants

ROSZKE, Hungary — Hungary deployed a boxcar bristling with razor wire to…

Hungarian police officers guard the area as a rail wagon prepared with barbwire arrives to seal the border fence between Serbia and Hungary in Roszke, southern Hungary on Monday. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Macedonian border police helps refugees and migrants to pass in  heavy rainfall from the northern Greek village of Idomeni to southern Macedonia. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)

Migrants’ long and winding road to Europe turns cold, muddy

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Soaked to the bone and ankle deep in mud,…

Macedonian border police helps refugees and migrants to pass in  heavy rainfall from the northern Greek village of Idomeni to southern Macedonia. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
A Hungarian nationalist, center, gets into a skirmish with migrants and refugees in front of the Keleti train station in Budapest, Serbia.  (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic, File)

Migrants finding little sympathy in Hungary for their plight

BUDAPEST, Hungary — A makeshift camp of thousands from the Middle East,…

A Hungarian nationalist, center, gets into a skirmish with migrants and refugees in front of the Keleti train station in Budapest, Serbia.  (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic, File)
People walk along the railway tracks that connect Horgos and Szeged near the Hungary-Serbia border. (Zoltan Gergely Kelemen/MTI via AP)

UN warns Hungary it faces a wave of 42,000 more migrants

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Leaders of the United Nations refugee agency warned Tuesday…

People walk along the railway tracks that connect Horgos and Szeged near the Hungary-Serbia border. (Zoltan Gergely Kelemen/MTI via AP)
Courtesy photoUC San Francisco researcher Dr. Charles Chiu expects that he soon will be able to incorporate into his research noninfectious Ebola samples from the current deadly outbreak.

UCSF researchers hoping to study current Ebola outbreak

UC San Francisco researchers who are studying strains from five previous Ebola…

Courtesy photoUC San Francisco researcher Dr. Charles Chiu expects that he soon will be able to incorporate into his research noninfectious Ebola samples from the current deadly outbreak.