Alps crash co-pilot 'hid illness'
Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid details of an existing illness from his employers, German prosecutors say.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:08:44 GMT
Boko Haram HQ in Nigeria 'retaken'
The Nigerian army says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Gwoza, believed to be the headquarters of Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:53:25 GMT
Duo ready for one year in space
US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are about to undertake a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:31:13 GMT
Sierra Leone in Ebola lockdown
The authorities in Sierra Leone are enforcing a three-day national lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, except for short windows to pray.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:59:13 GMT
Yemen FM urges swift end to strikes
Yemen's foreign minister says a "short, sharp" air campaign is needed against Houthi rebels who forced the president to flee abroad.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:02:44 GMT
Newsvine - Get Smarter Here
Why Yemen has come undone
It shouldn't come as a surprise that Yemen has collapsed -- again. A country that has split and been pulled together before, has the youngest and fastest growing population in the region, is running low on oil and water, and possesses a "personalist" government rather than stab …
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:24:55 +0000
The Confused Person's Guide to Middle East Conflicts - The Atlantic
The Atlantic tries to clarify the confused;The Confused Person's Guide to Middle East ConflictsConfused about what's happening in the Middle East? No need to worry—our research team at the Institute of Internet Diagrams has come up with the ultimate explainer in the shape of …
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:54:37 +0000
The Fight Against Addiction: Is Love All You Need?
Many addicts opt for self-medication over encounter — they turn inward and shut out the world, says commentator Alva Noë, as he ponders a new book on addiction by Johann Hari.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:51:46 +0000
Ripped doctor's letter found in co-pilot's trash
Notes found in the home of the co-pilot suspected in this week's crash suggest he "kept his illness secret," a prosecutor said. FULL STORY | The victims | Cockpit rules change | Watch CNNgo | Coverage
The radicalization of Tsarnaev
Listen closely to the testimony in federal court and you begin to learn how a 19-year-old stoner who played Jay-Z, watched "The Walking Dead" and referred to himself on a resume as "nice" and a "people person" came to embrace violent global jihad.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:36:26 EDT
Attack at hotel kills at least 6
Gunmen raided a hotel in Somalia's capital after detonating a car bomb outside the building Friday, killing at least six people and sparking a gun battle with security forces, a police officer at the scene said.
California Bans Texting by Operators of Trains
After investigators said an engineer in last week’s collision had been texting on the job, regulators temporarily banned the use of all cellular devices by anyone at the controls of a moving train.
Sen. Harry Reid Will Retire in 2016
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek re-election in 2016, ending a Senate career that has spanned three decades.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:19:42 -0400
Your Local Doppler Radar
This map shows the location and intensity of precipitation in your area. The color of the precipitation corresponds to the rate at which it is falling. This map is updated every 15 minutes.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:15:50 EDT