A Shi'ite Muslim rebel holds up his weapon during a rally against air strikes in Sanaa March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Saudis shell Yemen capital

SANAA - Saudi warplanes hit Yemen's Houthi-controlled capital and the Shi'ite Muslim group's northern heartland to stop the militia establishing its rule across the country.  Full Article 

Senate passes Republican budget with deep safety net cuts 4:26am EDT

WASHINGTON - The Senate passed a Republican-authored budget plan early on Friday that seeks $5.1 trillion in domestic spending cuts over 10 years while boosting military funding.

German police officers shield a person leaving the house believed to belong to the parents of crashed Germanwings flight 4U 9524 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz in Montabaur, March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Co-pilot suffered from depression six years ago

BERLIN - The pilot who appears to have deliberately crashed a plane carrying 149 others into the French Alps received psychiatric treatment for a "serious depressive episode" six years ago, German tabloid Bild reported.   Full Article 

Demonstrators stand outside the Citigroup headquarters during a rally in support of U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) message for the need to break up the big banks in New York December 18, 2014.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Banks debate halting some campaign donations

NEW YORK - Big Wall Street banks are so upset with Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren's call for them to be broken up that some have discussed withholding campaign donations to Senate Democrats in a symbolic protest.   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 


Supermassive black hole detector unveiled

Construction of the world's largest and most powerful observatory designed to detect and analyze gamma rays has been completed in Mexico. Scientists hope to use the observatory to learn more about the supernovas and black holes that produce them.  Video | Full Article 

Workers clear Thai train wreckage

Work begins to clear the wreckage after two trains collided in central Thailand, injuring dozens. Paul Chapman reports.