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  • Many deaths as boat with African emigrants sinks off Libyan coast: Libya navy

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - A boat packed with up to 250 African emigrants trying to reach European shores sank on Sunday off the Libyan coast and most are feared dead, a spokesman for the Libyan navy said. Only 26 people have been rescued so far, navy...
  • Scores of Europe-bound Africa migrants die in recent boat crossings

    Scores of Europe-bound Africa migrants die in recent boat crossings
    Seeking to take advantage of calmer seasonal waters, more migrants from Africa are trying to cross to Europe from Libya in recent weeks — and more than 100 are believed to have drowned when three boats sank in the Mediterranean. Libyan officials...
  • Belgian museum celebrates the immigrant experience

    Belgian museum celebrates the immigrant experience
    ANTWERP, Belgium — One became a prime minister. Another a songwriter whose compositions included "White Christmas." And a third became an Angeleno who married, raised a family and became a social worker. All extraordinary in their own ways, all on...
  • Seeking roots in Europe's emigration museums

    When traveling to Europe, I sometimes crank up the voice of my grandmother telling stories of her journey from Norway to Canada. The boat ride was miserable. The only thing she could keep down was beer -- she became a teetotaler the day she saw the Statue...
  • Tourists find a forest of options for climbing family trees

     Tourists find a forest of options for climbing family trees
    Credit the Internet and baby boomers. For Americans of European lineage, the urge to learn the stories of our ancestors on the other side of the pond continues to fuel a strong interest in ancestral travel. Genealogy ranks among the top search...
  • 'Searching for Tamsen Donner' by Gabrielle Burton

    Searching for Tamsen Donner Gabrielle Burton University of Nebraska Press: 328 pp., $26.95 It's little wonder that some people remain obsessed by the story of the Donner Party. We all know the basic outline: An emigrant wagon train of 90 people headed...