A girl waits with her family for their flight at the Sanaa Airport March 28, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Diplomats, U.N. staff flee Yemen as Houthis advance

ADEN - Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen and the United Nations pulled out international staff after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes trying to stem advances by Iranian-allied Houthi fighters.  Full Article | Video 

Kerry cancels trip in honor of Ted Kennedy as Iran talks intensify 4:54am EDT

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry canceled plans to fly to Boston for a ceremony in honor of his late friend Edward Kennedy as talks on Iran's nuclear program intensified in Switzerland, with two days left to a deadline.

Andreas Lubitz runs the Airportrace half marathon in Hamburg in this September 13, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Foto-Team-Mueller

Crash pilot had planned big gesture: paper

DUESSELDORF, Germany - The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner, killing 150 people, had told his girlfriend he was planning a spectacular gesture so "everyone will know my name", a German daily said.  Video | Full Article 

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (C) speaks to the press after meeting with the German and French foreign ministers in separate meetings at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne March 28, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool

Iran, powers struggle to overcome disputes

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The foreign ministers of France and Germany joined the top U.S. and Iranian diplomats to help break an impasse in nuclear negotiations as major powers and Iran closed in on an accord that could form the basis of a long-term deal.  Full Article 

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton  in Washington March 23, 2015.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Lawmaker says Clinton wiped email server

WASHINGTON - The Republican chairman of a House of Representatives committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had failed to respond to the panel's subpoena for documents in the case.  Full Article 

A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa June 29, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

In Sudan, an unlikely path to jihad for students

KHARTOUM - Jihadist movements have been on the rise in Sudan since the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings that toppled autocrats and unleashed militant groups they suppressed.They emerged at universities, unchecked by the Islamist-led government.  Full Article 

Extras joke as they walk along a street after taking part in the filming of the fifth season of the HBO TV series 'Game of Thrones' inside a bullring in downtown Osuna, near Seville, southern Spain October 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Jon Nazca

The financial lessons of 'Game of Thrones'

NEW YORK - If you ever find yourself at a fan convention for the popular HBO series "Game of Thrones," look at the person next to you. He or she just might control billions.  Full Article 

Floats like a butterfly - no sting

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Robotic engineers have modeled a two-legged robot to be fast and agile - and able to withstand physical abuse meted out by its creators.  Video 

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Lights out for Earth Hour

Landmarks in cities around the globe turn off their lights to mark Earth Hour. Paul Chapman reports.