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MEDITERRANEAN TRAGEDIES CONTINUE
Save the Children says dozens of passengers fell out of their rubber boat and likely drowned before rescue.

KERRY VISITS SOMALIA
US Secretary of State shows solidarity with that government trying to defeat al-Qaida militants.

REFORMING BALTIMORE COPS
Can city implement change without a full-fledged US justice Department civil rights investigation?

MILITARY JOINT CHIEFS CHAIR TO BE MARINE GENERAL
General Joseph Dunford Jr. was chosen top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan.

RIHANNA'S MET GALA CARPET WALK
The singer enterd wearing a fur-trimmed yellow cape with floral swirls of gold and a train requiring wranglers.

BIG BIRD BIRTHDAY
Happy 81 Birthday to Caroll Spinney, who's played Big Bird for decades, bringing the 8-foot TV favorite to life.