A joint Italian-Greek rescue operation was underway Sunday for hundreds of passengers on board the Italian-flagged ferry Norman Atlantic, which was on fire in the Adriatic Sea, the Greek Merchant Marine Ministry told CNN.
An extraordinary sea of dark blue flooded the streets around a New York church Saturday morning -- thousands of police paying respects for one of two New York police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty last weekend.
The spokesman for the Ferguson, Missouri, police department is on unpaid leave and facing disciplinary action after reportedly describing the memorial honoring Michael Brown as a "pile of trash" in an interview with The Washington Post, the city has announced.
When a famous musician dies that loss is usually felt more widely than most. In my case though, the death of one particular musician this year was a moment of keen significance, because I literally owe my life to Phil Everly, and his older brother Don.