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

Germanwings pilot hid health condition

DUESSELDORF, Germany - The pilot who crashed a plane in the French Alps hid a doctors' note showing he suffered a health condition that would have prevented him flying the day of the crash.  Full Article 

U.S. economic growth slows in fourth quarter; corporate profits fall 11:33am EDT

WASHINGTON - U.S. economic growth cooled in the fourth quarter as previously reported and after-tax corporate profits took a hit from a strong dollar, which could undermine future business spending.

People watch a vehicle which belonged to Shi'ite Muslim rebels burn during clashes in Aden March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Nabeel Quaiti

Saudis break from U.S. in Yemen strikes

WASHINGTON - Saudi Arabia kept some key details of its military action in Yemen from Washington until the last moment, U.S. officials said, as the kingdom takes a more assertive regional role to compensate for perceived U.S. disengagement.  Full Article 

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 17, 2015.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Top Senate Democrat Harry Reid to retire in '16

WASHINGTON - Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid will not seek re-election next year, leaving Congress after 30 years and complicating Democrats' efforts to retake control of the Senate in 2016.  Full Article 

Flames rise from a building fire in the East Village neighborhood of New York City on March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Ben Hider

New York buildings catch fire, collapse

NEW YORK - Four apartment buildings in New York's East Village neighborhood caught fire from an apparent gas explosion and three collapsed.  Full Article 

Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Al Franken (hidden)(D-MN) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) hold a news conference to warn about the abolishment of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the proposed budget put forward by Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington March 25, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Big banks' Warren anger could hurt Democrats

NEW YORK - How much does Wall Street hate Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren? Enough to consider withholding campaign donations to Senate Democrats in a symbolic protest.   Full Article 

Floats like a butterfly - no sting


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 

Tensions simmer in Yemen after airstrikes

Iran is urging dialogue between warring parties after Thursday's Saudi-led air strikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen. Nathan Frandino reports.