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In this Thursday, May 14, 2015 file photo, rescued migrants are seen aboard MP01 ship of the Italian border police in the Mediterranean Sea, heading to the Island of Lampedusa, southern Italy. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, FILE)

Libyan smuggling route grows 1 year after mass drownings

When more than 800 people drowned last year on an overcrowded ship…

 

Migrants walk towards Hungary after arriving by train in Botovo, Croatia, on the Hungarian border, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

European ministers agree to relocate 120,000 refugees

BRUSSELS — Deeply divided European Union ministers agreed Tuesday to relocate 120,000…

 

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…

 

Survivors of the capsizing and sinking of a fishing boat crowded with migrants are brought aboard Irish and Italian Navy life-boats to the Dignity I MSF search and rescue vessel which responded to the emergency in the Mediterranean sea off Libya. (Marta Soszynska/MSF via AP)

Italy: At least 40 migrants dead at sea, 320 others rescued

ROME — At least 40 migrants died Saturday in the hold of…

Survivors of the capsizing and sinking of a fishing boat crowded with migrants are brought aboard Irish and Italian Navy life-boats to the Dignity I MSF search and rescue vessel which responded to the emergency in the Mediterranean sea off Libya. (Marta Soszynska/MSF via AP)
Pinsa – a Roman dish considered a precursor to pizza – is served at Montesacro. The   luscious Maranella, pictured, has spicy sausage, broccolini and burrata. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Montesacro brings Rome – and delicious pinsa – to The City

The first time I stepped onto a Roman street it felt like…

Pinsa – a Roman dish considered a precursor to pizza – is served at Montesacro. The   luscious Maranella, pictured, has spicy sausage, broccolini and burrata. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)
AP PhotoDramatic footage emerged Tuesday May 5

Moments from safety, migrants die trying to reach Europe

Young men piled over each other, some shimmying up ropes dangling from…

AP PhotoDramatic footage emerged Tuesday May 5
AP photoItalian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and other Italian officials will cut the ribbon at a dedication ceremony Monday for La Scuola International School's new campus on Fell Street in San Francisco.

Italian prime minister to visit SF companies, school

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is scheduled today to visit a San…

AP photoItalian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and other Italian officials will cut the ribbon at a dedication ceremony Monday for La Scuola International School's new campus on Fell Street in San Francisco.
Courtesy photoThe Baseball Without Borders Nationals

A baseball trip that was more than a baseball trip

Ten years from now, the players won’t remember the scores, or their…

Courtesy photoThe Baseball Without Borders Nationals
Julio Cortez/APU.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann was pleased by his team’s performance in the World Cup

Uruguay beats Italy to advance; Greece nets late winner

Underscoring a power shift away from Europe, Uruguay fought -- and apparently…

Julio Cortez/APU.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann was pleased by his team’s performance in the World Cup

Cleaning woman trashes art

A cleaning woman in southern Italy has unwittingly thrown away contemporary artworks…

AP Photo/Guardia di Finanza

Night of chaos, fear after cruise ship ran aground

The first course had just been served in the Costa Concordia's dining…

AP Photo/Guardia di Finanza