People gather at the site of an air strike at a residential area near Sanaa Airport March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Yemen's president flees as Saudis keep up air strikes

SANAA/ADEN, Yemen - Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi left his refuge in Aden for Saudi Arabia as Houthi rebels battled with his forces on the outskirts of the southern port city.  Full Article | Video 

Asia crawls higher after upbeat U.S. data, dollar stands tall 8:59pm EDT

TOKYO - Asian stocks crawled higher on Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data helped revive some risk appetite lost following air strikes on Houthi militants in Yemen, while the dollar rebounded.

French gendarmes and investigators make their way through the debris of the Airbus A320 at the site of the crash near Seyne-les-Alpes, French Alps March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Emmanuel Foudrot

Co-pilot suspected of crashing Germanwings jet

PARIS/SEYNE-LES-ALPES - A young German co-pilot locked himself alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 9525 and set it on course to crash into an Alpine mountain, killing all 150 people on board including himself, prosecutors said.  Full Article | Video 

An image of Twitter's new Periscope app taken from Reuters video.

Twitter's Periscope a new rival for Meerkat

Twitter has unveiled Periscope, its live-streaming app to rival Meerkat and other emerging apps that have captured the attention of the social media industry.  Video | Full Article 

A plate which was coated with an antibiotic-resistant bacteria called Klebsiella with a mutation called NDM 1 and then exposed to various antibiotics is seen at the Health Protection Agency in north London March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: HEALTH SCI TECH)

White House crafts plan to fight superbugs

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES - The White House is due to issue a plan to slow the growing and deadly problem of antibiotic resistance, one that requires massive investments and policy changes from a broad array of U.S. government health agencies.  Full Article 

Roberto, a homeless man who lives around Vatican, poses with a Swiss guard before entering the Vatican March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Pope Francis meets homeless in Sistine Chapel

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis made a surprise personal visit to 150 homeless people on a special tour of the Sistine Chapel, in the latest nod to his vision of creating a church for the poor.  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 

Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz speaks during the company's annual shareholder's meeting in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2015. REUTERS/David Ryder

Top CEOs, by their salaries

The average realized pay for S&P CEOs was $15.9 million last year. A look at which executives benefited from the bullish market.  Full Article