Latest News Wires Italy, Greece scramble to rescue 470 from burning ferry

Heavy winds are slowing an operation to rescue passengers and crew from a ferry that caught fire while crossing the Adriatic Sea from Greece to Italy.

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A ferry carrying about 470 people caught fire off the Greek island of Corfu early Sunday, trapping passengers on the top decks as gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered the evacuation.