Foreigners wait for their flights as they prepare to leave Yemen via Sanaa Airport March 28, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Diplomats, U.N. staff flee Yemen

ADEN - Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen and the United Nations pulled out international staff after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes trying to stem advances by Iranian-allied Houthi fighters.  Full Article | Video 

Gunmen kill 15 in Nigeria during tense election 5:29pm EDT

ABUJA - Gunmen killed at least 15 people including an opposition politician near polling stations in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, casting an ominous shadow over the closest electoral contest since the end of military rule in 1999. | Video

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

Crash pilot had planned big gesture: paper

DUESSELDORF, Germany - The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner, killing 150 people, had told his girlfriend he was planning a spectacular gesture so "everyone will know my name", a German daily said.  Video | Full Article 

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (C) speaks to the press after meeting with the German and French foreign ministers in separate meetings at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne March 28, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool

Iran, powers struggle to overcome disputes

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The foreign ministers of France and Germany joined the top U.S. and Iranian diplomats to help break an impasse in nuclear negotiations as major powers and Iran closed in on an accord that could form the basis of a long-term deal.  Full Article 

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton  in Washington March 23, 2015.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Lawmaker says Clinton wiped email server

WASHINGTON - The Republican chairman of a House of Representatives committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had failed to respond to the panel's subpoena for documents in the case.  Full Article 

A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa June 29, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

In Sudan, an unlikely path to jihad for students

KHARTOUM - Jihadist movements have been on the rise in Sudan since the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings that toppled autocrats and unleashed militant groups they suppressed.They emerged at universities, unchecked by the Islamist-led government.  Full Article 


U.S.-Russian crew embark on space mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA - A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, sending a U.S.-Russia crew to the International Space Station for a year-long flight, a NASA Television broadcast showed.  Video | 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 

Shivering toddler boards bus alone at night for slushie

A four-year-old girl slips out of her house at 3 a.m. alone and hops onto a Philadelphia bus in search of a late night slushie, according to local media. Jillian Kitchener reports.