Some of the victims recovered after Thursday's wreck of a ship near Sicily were placed in body bags before being brought ashore to the island of Lampedusa.
October 3, 2013 A ship packed with African migrants trying to reach Italy apparently caught fire before sinking. It's thought there were about 500 people on board. The vessel had set off from Libya, authorities say.
A sunset in Sicily
December 21, 2012 It's wild windy weather here in Berkeley, California. It's the shortest day of the year. So Alva Noë offers us an old riddle.
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