Houthi fighters ride a patrol truck outside Sanaa Airport March 28, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Diplomats and U.N. staff flee Yemen as Houthis hit Aden

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 

Iran and powers close in on 2-3 page nuclear deal, success uncertain 11:44am EDT

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Iran and major powers are close to agreeing a two- or three-page accord with specific numbers as the basis of a resolution of a 12-year standoff over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, officials have told Reuters.

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

Notes show pilot should have been grounded

DUESSELDORF, Germany - German authorities said they had found torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane into the French Alps was suffering from an illness that should have grounded him on the day of the tragedy.  Video | Full Article 

Ellen Pao leaves San Francisco Superior Court Civic Center Courthouse during a lunch break in San Francisco, California March 25, 2015. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Jury clears Kleiner of gender bias

SAN FRANCISCO - A California jury cleared venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers of gender discrimination claims brought against it by a woman former partner, in a trial that transfixed Silicon Valley.  Full Article | Video 

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 

Amanda Knox reacts during her interview on ABC's "Good Morning America" in New York January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/Files

Italy's top court acquits Amanda Knox of murder

ROME - Italy's top court annulled the conviction of American Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher and, in a surprise verdict, fully acquitted her of the charge.  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