Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett (R) talks with Kevin T. Clayton, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary Clayton Homes in one of the company's houses prior to the Berkshire annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska May 2, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Clayton Homes? No apologies

OMAHA, Neb. - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett defended his Clayton Homes unit against accusations that the manufactured home seller had preyed on lower-income purchasers with its lending practices.  Full Article 

Small Arab force reported in Aden, alliance accused of cluster bomb use 9:14am EDT

ADEN - Dozens of Arab special forces soldiers arrived in Aden on Sunday and deployed alongside local fighters against Yemen's Houthi militia, a militia spokesman said, signaling a major escalation of the country's war.

A young boy greets police officers in riot gear during a march in Baltimore, Maryland May 1, 2015 following the decision to charge six Baltimore police officers -- including one with murder -- in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was arrested and suffered a fatal neck injury while riding in a moving police van. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Day of prayer for Baltimore

BALTIMORE - The city of Baltimore was to observe a day of prayer two weeks after a 25-year-old black man died of injuries suffered in police custody in a case that has led to criminal charges against six officers.  Full Article 

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 


Husband of Facebook's Sandberg dies

SAN FRANCISCO - SurveyMonkey CEO and husband of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Dave Goldberg, died unexpectedly on Friday night, his brother wrote in a Facebook post.  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 

A man uses an E-cigarette, an electronic substitute in the form of a rod, slightly longer than a normal cigarette, in this illustration picture taken in Paris, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

As vaping rises, teens cite the allure of tricks

NEW YORK - U.S. teens' use of e-cigarettes tripled in the last year. Performing tricks is one of the top two reasons young users say they consider e-cigarettes cool.  Full Article 

This computer-generated view depicts part of Mars at the boundary between darkness and daylight, with an area including Gale Crater beginning to catch morning light, in this handout image provided by NASA. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-CALTECH/HANDOUT

Cosmic rays may damage brains of astronauts

WASHINGTON - It may not be space debris, errant asteroids, supply shortages, thruster malfunctions or even the malevolent aliens envisioned in so many Hollywood films that thwart astronauts. It may be the ubiquitous galactic cosmic rays.  Full Article 

Mayweather named winner in highly anticipated boxing match

Floyd Mayweather was named winner by unanimous decision in a 12 round boxing match against Manny Pacquiao. Julie Noce reports.