People stand on a tank that was burnt during clashes on a street in Yemen's southern port city of Aden March 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Fighting rages in Yemen; dialogue remains distant

ADEN - Yemeni fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi clashed with Iranian-allied Houthi fighters in Aden, the absent leader's last major foothold in the country.  Full Article 

Asia shares sluggish, oil drifts lower 29 Mar 2015

SYDNEY - Asian stock markets were subdued on Monday in a week book-ended with Easter holidays across the globe and a U.S. jobs report that could affect the timing of the first hike in interest rates there.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) waits for a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland March 29, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool

Iran, powers explore nuclear compromises

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Iran and six world powers tried to break an impasse in nuclear negotiations, but officials cautioned that attempts to reach a preliminary deal by a deadline in two days could fall apart.  Full Article | Video 

A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

CDC adops new approach to fight supberbugs

CHICAGO/NEW YORK - With painstaking effort, a group of Chicago hospitals has managed to cut by half the number of infections caused by an especially deadly type of superbug. Now U.S. health officials want that kind of campaign to go national.  Full Article 

A "Now Hiring" sign hangs on the door to the Urban Outfitters store at Quincy Market in Boston, Massachusetts September 5, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. jobs to add heat to Fed lift-off debate

BRUSSELS - The state of the U.S. labor market in March will consume economists and investors in the week leading up to Easter, adding to the seesaw debate over when the Federal Reserve will spring its first interest rate hike.  Full Article 

Lily James is Cinderella and Cate Blanchett is the Stepmother. REUTERS/Disney/Jonathan Olley/Handout

Cinderella’s new moral: Be rich or be a pumpkin

Economists have been warning that if we don’t do something to stop growing income inequality, we may end up back in a 19th-century world, where hard work won’t lift you up the economic ladder. This is the world of the new Cinderella.  Commentary 

Flight cancellations are seen on a flight schedule board at LaGuardia Airport in New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

In winter storms, some passengers got rewards

Among the hundreds of thousands of fliers on canceled flights this winter, there were a few happy customers. Well, maybe not exactly happy, but at least placated by apologies and freebies.  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 

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Two bodies found at New York City gas explosion site

Two bodies found at site of gas explosion that destroyed three apartment buildings in New York's East Village, injuring 22 people. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).