A boy waits for his father in front of a damaged factory after an air strike by a Saudi-led coalition struck a nearby missile base, in Yemen's capital Sanaa April 27, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

'There are just no words for how bad it's gotten'

ADEN - The humanitarian situation in Yemen has become catastrophic, the Red Cross said, as Saudi-led aircraft pounded Iran-allied Houthi militiamen and rebel army units for a second day, dashing hopes for a pause in fighting to let aid in.  Full Article 

Joe Kebartas of South Boston holds a sign reading 'Death Penalty is Murder' in front of the Moakley federal courthouse where jury deliberations continue in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston, Massachusetts April 8, 2015. REUTERS/Lisa Hornak

Lawyers argue punishment for Tsarnaev

BOSTON - A defense lawyer for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury to spare his client's life, saying the young man was following his obsessive older brother when he carried out the deadly 2013 attack.  Full Article 

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attend a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, April 8, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool

Greek-Russia ties bloom as default looms

Geopolitical ties between Athens and Moscow appear to be warming at a moment when the Greek economic crisis is worsening.  Commentary 

File photo of chickens looking out of a cage at an hatchery, February 2, 2015. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Increased protection offered as bird flu spreads

CHICAGO - Hundreds of farm workers exposed to a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu have been offered antiviral medication. Since flu viruses are highly mutable, there is a worry that those in direct contact with infected birds could fall ill.  Full Article 

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Yemen's fighting intensifies as humanitarian crisis worsens

Clashes intensify in Yemen's southern port city of Aden and Saudi-led strikes pound Houthi targets in the capital, as a humanitarian crisis goes from bad to worse. Mana Rabiee reports.

LIVE: Movie Theater Shooting Trial

CENTENNIAL, COLORADO - Opening statements in the murder trial of James Holmes, charged with killing 12 people at a midnight screening of a Batman movie in 2012. Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton attends a Georgetown University luncheon to deliver remarks and present awards for the Advancement of Women in Peace and Security in Washington April 22, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Clinton Foundation admits mistakes

The Clinton Foundation’s acting chief executive admitted that the charity made mistakes on how it listed government donors on its tax returns.  Full Article