People watch a vehicle which belonged to Shi'ite Muslim rebels burn during clashes in Aden March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Nabeel Quaiti

Saudis break from U.S. in Yemen strikes

WASHINGTON - Saudi Arabia kept some key details of its military action in Yemen from Washington until the last moment, U.S. officials said, as the kingdom takes a more assertive regional role to compensate for perceived U.S. disengagement.  Full Article 

U.S. GDP unrevised at 2.2 percent in fourth quarter; corporate profits fall 8:34am EDT

WASHINGTON, March 27 - U.S. economic growth cooled in the fourth quarter as previously estimated, with businesses throttling back on inventory and equipment investment but robust consumer spending limiting the slowdown in the pace of activity.

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

Pilot said to have suffered from depression

MONTABAUR, Germany - The German pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a plane in the French Alps killing 150 people broke off his training six years ago due to depression and spent over a year in psychiatric treatment.   Full Article 

Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Al Franken (hidden)(D-MN) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) hold a news conference to warn about the abolishment of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the proposed budget put forward by Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington March 25, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Wall Street's Warren hate could hurt Democrats

NEW YORK - How much does Wall Street hate Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren? Enough to consider 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 

Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) walks from a Republican caucus meeting at the Capitol in Washington August 1, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Senate passes GOP budget with deep cuts

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.  Full Article 

Supermassive black hole finder


A powerful observatory designed to detect and analyze gamma rays is operational and expected to shed light on black holes and supernovas.   Video 

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North and South Korea in 'spy' row

South Korea is demanding the release of two of its nationals detained by North Korea which says they are spies. Rough cut (no reporter narration).