Greek authorities say five people have now been found dead aboard a burning ferry off the coast of Greece.
The AP reports that 391 passengers have been rescued, but as many as 87 are still on board.
NPR's wide-ranging interview with President Obama covers recent executive actions on Cuba and immigration, race relations in the U.S., health care, the midterm elections and extending democracy in the Middle East.
Originally published on Mon December 29, 2014 5:14 am
As he looks toward his seventh year in the White House, President Obama still believes there is time to make his presidency a transformational moment in history.
In an interview recorded shortly before he left for Christmas vacation in Hawaii, the president told NPR's Steve Inskeep that 2014 had been "a bumpy ride" but also the "breakthrough year" he himself had predicted.