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Italy Rescues 4,400 Migrants in Mediterranean

Italy's coast guard said Sunday that Italian forces had rescued 4,400 migrants off the coast of Libya in the span of one day after responding to requests for help from more than 20 vessels. Italy has been routinely carrying out similar rescues, bringing hundreds of migrants to its shores, but the scale of Saturday's operation was unusually large. So far this year, more than 100,000 people have made the Mediterranean crossing to Italy. The journey is dangerous, with small...

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