German police officers carry boxes out of a house believed to belong to the parents of crashed Germanwings flight 4U 9524 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz in Montabaur, March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Police search home of pilot in mountain crash

PARIS/SEYNE-LES-ALPES - A young German co-pilot locked himself alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 9525 and set it on course to crash into an Alpine mountain, killing all 150 people on board including himself, prosecutors said.  Full Article 

Oil leaps 5 percent, most in a month, on air strikes in Yemen 4:50pm EDT

NEW YORK - Oil jumped about 5 percent on Thursday, the biggest daily gain in a month, as air strikes in Yemen by Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies sparked fears that escalation of the Middle East battle could disrupt world crude supplies. | Video

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

Yemeni leader flees, Saudis keep up strikes

SANAA/ADEN, Yemen - Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi left his refuge in Aden under Saudi protection and arrived in Saudi Arabia as Houthi rebels battled with forces still loyal to him on the outskirts of the southern port city.  Full Article | Video 

An image of Twitter's new Periscope app taken from Reuters video.

Twitter's Periscope a new rival for Meerkat

Twitter has unveiled Periscope, its live-streaming app to rival Meerkat and other emerging apps that have captured the attention of the social media industry.  Video | Full Article 

A plate which was coated with an antibiotic-resistant bacteria called Klebsiella with a mutation called NDM 1 and then exposed to various antibiotics is seen at the Health Protection Agency in north London March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: HEALTH SCI TECH)

White House crafts plan to fight superbugs

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES - The White House is due to issue a plan to slow the growing and deadly problem of antibiotic resistance, one that requires massive investments and policy changes from a broad array of U.S. government health agencies.  Full Article 

Roberto, a homeless man who lives around Vatican, poses with a Swiss guard before entering the Vatican March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Pope Francis meets homeless in Sistine Chapel

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis made a surprise personal visit to 150 homeless people on a special tour of the Sistine Chapel, in the latest nod to his vision of creating a church for the poor.  Full Article 


Supermassive black hole detector unveiled

Construction of the world's largest and most powerful observatory designed to detect and analyze gamma rays has been completed in Mexico. Scientists hope to use the observatory to learn more about the supernovas and black holes that produce them.  Video | Full Article 

Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz speaks during the company's annual shareholder's meeting in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2015. REUTERS/David Ryder

Top CEOs, by their salaries

The average realized pay for S&P CEOs was $15.9 million last year. A look at which executives benefited from the bullish market.  Full Article