Italian coast guard officers stand on a dinghy beside an Italian coast guard vessel as a massive search and rescue operation is conducted at sea after a boat carrying migrants capsized overnight, in this still image taken from video April 19, 2015. REUTERS/Guardia Costiera/Handout via Reuters TV

Hundreds drown off Libya, EU reviews migrant crisis

PALERMO, Italy - As many as 700 migrants were feared dead after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean, raising pressure on Europe to face down anti-immigrant bias and find money for support as turmoil in Libya and the Middle East worsens the crisis.  Full Article 

Islamic State shoots and beheads 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya: video 3:48pm EDT

CAIRO - A video purportedly made by Islamic State and posted on social media sites on Sunday appeared to show militants shooting and beheading about 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya. | Video

Former Florida Governor and probably 2016 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Conference in Nashua, New Hampshire April 17, 2015.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder

GOP hopefuls target middle-class insecurity

NASHUA - Facing a recovering economy and a tumbling jobless rate, Republican presidential candidates honing their economic message are trying tap into a lingering sense of insecurity among Americans.  Full Article 

A Chinese national flag flutters in front of a construction site in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, November 7, 2014. REUTERS/Alex Lee

China cuts bank reserve ratio to fight slowdown

BEIJING - China's central bank cut the amount of cash that banks must hold as reserves, adding more liquidity to the world's second-biggest economy to help spur bank lending and combat slowing growth.  Full Article 

The Field of Empty Chairs is seen during the 20th Remembrance Ceremony, the anniversary ceremony for victims of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma April 19, 2015. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Oklahoma City bombing victims remembered

OKLAHOMA CITY - Hundreds of people gathered at the site of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing to remember the 168 men, women and children killed when a truck stuffed with tons of explosives blew up at a downtown federal building.  Full Article | Video 

Jim Hart from New York feeds the birds in Battery Park in the Manhattan borough of New York, December 18, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Decoding lump-sum pension offers

CHICAGO - If you are due a pension from a former employer, there is a good chance you were or soon will be offered a lump-sum payment in exchange for giving up that guaranteed monthly check for life. Should you take it?  Full Article 

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Migrants wait in Italy as Pope urges strong response in wake of Libya boat disaster

North African migrants in Italy hope to continue their travels further into Europe, as Pope Frances calls for strong response after hundreds are feared dead in Libya boat disaster. Pavithra George reports.