DUESSELDORF, Germany - German authorities found torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane into the French Alps was suffering from an illness that should have grounded him. Full Article
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON - An interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve may be warranted later this year, with a gradual path expected to follow, although a downturn in core inflation or wage growth could force it to hold off, the central bank's chief said on Friday.
With direct Saudi military intervention, Yemen has now been dragged into a regional proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia. This series of battles in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen and Bahrain have defined the Middle East since the United States invaded Iraq. Commentary
(Warning: graphic content) Islamist militants blast their way into a popular hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing at least seven people and trapping government officials inside. Nathan Frandino reports.