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 

Nigeria vote runs into second day after glitches, killings 2:59pm EDT

ABUJA - Voting in Nigeria's tensest election since the end of military rule in 1999 spilled into a second day on Sunday after technical glitches hit voter ID machines and Islamist Boko Haram militants killed more than a dozen people in drive-by shootings.

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 "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


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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Mexico passes six months since students' disappearance

As Mexico passes the six-month anniversary of the disappearance of 43 students, its citizens remain furious at the progress of the investigation. Display (no reporter narration). Produced by Nathan Frandino.