The motives of the young co-pilot who officials believe slammed a Germanwings jet into a French mountainside Tuesday, killing all 150 people on board, remain a mystery. Investigators searched his apartment in Dusseldorf, as well as his parents' home, for clues
Three key Shi’ite militias pulled out of the Iraqi assault on the Islamist-held city of Tikrit in protest of U.S. airstrikes supporting the campaign
Officials say Saudi Arabia and Egypt will lead a ground operation in Yemen against rebels after a campaign of airstrikes to weaken them
More than 200 New York City firefighters went to the scene of a large fire and a building collapse in Manhattan on Thursday. City officials said at least 12 people were injured, three critically, after an apparent explosion but no deaths were reported
The most intriguing matchup of the Sweet 16 didn’t live up to its billing, as Notre Dame topped Wichita State, 81-70, to earn a spot in the coveted Elite Eight. It marks the first time Notre Dame has reached the Elite Eight since 1979
Gov. Mike Pence vigorously defended the state religious objections bill that he signed into law Thursday as businesses and organizations including the NCAA pressed concerns that it could open the door to legalizing discrimination against gay people
The 1990s sitcom, which went off the air in '97, will apparently be a sequel to the comedy series rather than a reboot. Coach Hayden Fox, who will have been retired, is called back to be assistant coach for his own grown son, who is the new head coach at an Ivy league school
Liam Payne posted an emotional message after the departure of fellow One Direction member Zayn Malik, becoming the first of the group to directly address Malik's leaving himself, asking that fans keep their faith as the band moves forward as a four-piece
Seattle-based computing giant Microsoft announced a new rule requiring that many of its contractors give their employees at least 15 days of paid sick and vacation time. Paid sick time has become an increasingly important issue in the tech industry
Time to put away your teacups and scones as the coming sixth season of Downton Abbey will be its last. Executive producer Gareth Naeme said the final season, due to air in the U.K. later this year, would show "how and where they all end up"
Governor Mike Pence declared a public health emergency on Thursday in Indiana's Scott County, which has seen a large HIV flareup from intravenous drug use. At least 79 HIV cases have been tied to the area since January
The White House announced Thursday that President Obama and Pope Francis would speak about poverty, economic equality, religious freedom, and immigration when the pontiff visits Washington D.C. in September. The pope will also address Congress.