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UN: Record Number of Migrants Crossed Mediterranean

A new report from the United Nations refugee agency shows that a record 137,000 migrants have made the journey across the Mediterranean Sea so far this year, an 83 percent increase compared to the same period last year. The U.N. High Commission on Refugees released a report Wednesday saying Europe is living through "a maritime refugee crisis of historic proportions," as those migrants make the risky journey to seek better living and economic conditions in Europe. The increase...

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