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This picture released by the Italian navy shows the shipwreck of an overcrowded boat of migrants off the Libyan coast. (Marina Militare/AFP/Getty Images)
This year is turning out to be one of the deadliest for asylum-seekers who try to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. Halfway into the year, the number of dead has already reached about 2,800, compared to 1,800 during the same period last year, according to the...
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Summer Milky Way, Farm Hakos, Namibia, SW-Africa. Gerald Rhemann, The Washington Post
Washington- Nearly 4 out of every 5 people on Earth — including 99 percent of those living in the United States and Europe — now live under light-polluted skies, according to scientists who have created a state-of-the-art atlas of the problem across the globe. They...