Warren Buffett, chief executive officer and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, speaks at a National Auto Dealers Association event in New York March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

We're not too big to fail

OMAHA, Neb. - Warren Buffett rejected the idea that Berkshire Hathaway Inc, a sprawling conglomerate he has built over 50 years, has grown so big that it is now too big to fail and requires tighter regulatory oversight.  Full Article 

Payrolls to test second quarter climate for Fed 4:16am EDT

LONDON - Always top of the data pile, this week will be no exception for the U.S. jobs report with a first interest rate rise likely this year despite a dramatic slowdown in the first quarter.

A young girl celebrates as she runs down the middle of West North Avenue with other protesters in West Baltimore, Maryland May 2, 2015.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Festive Baltimore rallies in hope

BALTIMORE - Thousands of people took to the streets of Baltimore as anger over the death of a young black man turned to hopes for change following swift criminal charges against six police officers.  Full Article 

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, appear with their baby daughter outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, in London, Britain May 2, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Duchess Kate gives birth to a daughter

LONDON - Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a girl, the couple's second child.  Full Article | Slideshow 

May 2, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao box during their world welterweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Mayweather beats Pacquiao in megabout

LAS VEGAS - Floyd Mayweather Jr. cemented his place among the pantheon of boxing greats by improving to 48-0 with a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao in a fight that lived up to its immense hype and price tag  Full Article | Related Story 

A rebel fighter stands on a hill overlooking al-Ghab plain, as he monitors the progress of the fighting from the Jabal al-Akrad area in Syria's northwestern Latakia province, April 29, 2015. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Shared battlefield goals trump ideology in Syria

REYHANLI, Turkey - Hardline Islamists fighting side-by-side with groups backed by the West have made gains in northern Syria while showing rare unity, which some fear may be short-lived.  Full Article 

Women perform square dancing at a park square in Beijing, China, April 9, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

China's elderly choose square-dancing

BEIJING - Chinese-style square dancing is running circles around other hobbies for the elderly, with millions taking to parks and plazas across China, swiveling their hips and rolling their arms - but it's not to everyone's liking.  Full Article 

Nepalese leave Kathmandu and return to villages

Kathmandu residents seek to leave the quake-hit city and return to their hometowns, while others are too fearful to do so. Julie Noce reports.