Migrant crisis forces EU to seek answers

BRUSSELS - European Union ministers were summoned to meet in two weeks' time to seek urgent solutions to a migration crisis unprecedented in the bloc's history, as the mounting death toll on land and sea forced governments to respond.

Iran nuclear deal now backed by 31 senators 1:02pm EDT

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, a Democrat from Oregon, said on Sunday he would support the nuclear deal with Iran, moving President Barack Obama a step closer to having sufficient backing to ensure the deal stands.

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People gather at the site of a Saudi-led air strike in Yemen's capital Sanaa August 30, 2015.  REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

36 Yemeni civilians dead in Saudi-led air strike

SANAA - An air strike by warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition, which said it targeted a bomb-making factory, killed 36 civilians working at a bottling plant in the northern Yemeni province of Hajjah, residents said.  Full Article 

Defense Secretary Ash Carter listens to questions during a news conference at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia in this August 20, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Pentagon working to develop wearable tech

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple, Boeing, Harvard and others to develop high-tech sensory gear flexible enough to be worn by people or molded onto the outside of a jet.  Full Article 

A measles poster is seen at Venice Family Clinic in Los Angeles, California February 5, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Pockets of unvaccinated kids pose risk

CHICAGO - The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases. Even so, sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat.  Full Article 

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Swedish ship delivers migrants, 52 bodies to Palermo

Hundreds of migrants disembark a Swedish coastguard vessel and 52 bodies are brought to shore in the Sicilian port of Palermo. Natasha Howitt reports.

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