• This undated image made available Monday, May 30, 2016 by the Italian Navy Marina Militare shows migrants being rescued at sea. Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as rescue ships saved thousands of others in daring operations. (Italian Navy via AP)

    UN: 880 killed in Mediterranean shipwrecks over last week

    GENEVA (AP) — The treacherous Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy has claimed the lives of over 1,030 migrants in the last week, mostly as barely seaworthy smuggling boats foundered and sank despite calm seas and sunny skies, a migration agency said Tuesday, citing new accounts from survivors.

    Updated: 11:10 am

  • 3 killed in Sandoval County highway crash identified

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have identified three people who were killed after a head-on highway collision in Sandoval County.

  • Albuquerque woman killed in motorcycle crash near Espanola

    ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — State police say an Albuquerque woman died when her motorcycle was struck by a pickup that pulled out in front of her on a road north of Espanola.

  • French unions plan strikes to disrupt trains, ports, flights

    PARIS (AP) — Travelers beware: French labor unions plan a string of strikes in the coming days that will target trains, the Paris subway system, ports and possibly airports.

  • Police look for suspect who injured boy in hit-and-run crash

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a driver who struck and injured a boy crossing a street in Albuquerque and then fled the scene.

  • I-40 in Albuquerque closed due to suicidal man

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque interstate reopened after police say they took into custody a man on an overpass threatening to take his life.

  • In this May 25, 2016 file photo made available by the Italian Navy, people try to jump in the water right before their boat overturns off the Libyan coast. Over 700 migrants are feared dead in three Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks south of Italy in the last few days as they tried desperately to reach Europe in unseaworthy smuggling boats, the U.N. refugee agency said Sunday, May 29, 2016. (Italian navy via AP Photo, file)

    More than 700 feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

    POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) — Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as rescue ships saved thousands of others in daring operations.

  • Israel arrests Palestinian suspects in Jerusalem bus attack

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s internal security service says it has arrested six Palestinians from the West Bank suspected of preparing explosives and planning the bomb attack on a bus in Jerusalem that wounded 21 Israelis last month.

  • In this May 25, 2016 file photo made available by the Italian Navy, people try to jump in the water right before their boat overturns off the Libyan coast. Over 700 migrants are feared dead in three Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks south of Italy in the last few days as they tried desperately to reach Europe in unseaworthy smuggling boats, the U.N. refugee agency said Sunday, May 29, 2016. (Italian navy via AP Photo, file)

    UN: 700 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwrecks

    POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) — Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as European ships saved thousands of others in daring rescue operations.

  • Officials remove a plane out of the Hudson River a day after it crashed, Saturday, May 28, 2016, in North Bergen, N.J. The World War II vintage P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft crashed into the river Friday, May 27  killing its pilot. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    WWII plane pulled from Hudson after crash that killed pilot

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police divers and Army Corps of Engineers personnel retrieved the wreckage of a World War II plane from the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Saturday after the vintage aircraft crashed during a promotional flight, killing the pilot.