Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at the Institute for New Economic Thinking Conference on Finance and Society at the IMF in Washington May 6, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

'Potential dangers' lurk in high stock values: Yellen

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said high equity valuations could pose danger, but that stability risks across the U.S. financial system remained in check.  Full Article 

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) is greeted by Andrew Liveris, chairman and chief executive of The Dow Chemical Company, at the Business Council in Washington February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Dow CEO's spending challenged by auditors

Andrew Liveris is one of the world’s best known CEOs. Inside Dow Chemical, though, company auditors have alleged he used his position to finance his lifestyle, favor his family or boost a charity that burnished his fame in Greece.  Full Article 

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the plenum at Israel's parliament in Jerusalem May 4, 2015. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Netanyahu forms new Israeli government

JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clinched a deal to form a new government, just before a deadline, but the coalition will rule by only the slimmest of majorities in Israel's turbulent parliament.  Full Article 

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. lands  punch against Manny Pacquiao (R) in the ninth round during their welterweight WBO, WBC and WBA (Super) title fight in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2015. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Pacquiao's next fight? Class action suits

Boxer Manny Pacquiao has been hit with a flurry of punches by viewers who paid between $90 and $100 apiece to watch Pacquiao fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr.  Commentary 

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

Germanwings pilot rehearsed crash

PARIS - The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a jet in the French Alps rehearsed the maneuver on the morning of the disaster, and had twice been refused medical papers needed to fly.  Full Article 

Port of dreams and despair

An African immigrant tries to sneak under a truck, which briefly stopped at a traffic light, while trying to enter the ferry terminal in the western Greek town of Patras April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Away from the ferries that haul migrants to Italy, the small Greek village of Patras is home to 100 Afghan, Iranian and Sudanese migrants living in deserted factories without electricity.  Wider Image 

Rough Cut
Video shows tornado ravaging northern Germany

Amateur video shows a tornado that ravaged a town in northern Germany, passing through the countryside. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).