Official: Co-pilot hid psychological issues from work

Torn-up doctor’s notes, including at least one from the day of the crash, were found in Andreas Lubitz’s home, adding to the suspicion that he had been undergoing psychological treatments over the years, a German prosecutor said.

Planes are safe. But what if the pilot wants to crash?

The disaster has raised questions about how pilots are evaluated and how airlines can be sure that such a horrifying, if rare, event won’t reoccur.

In his five terms, Reid is one of the longest serving floor leaders. (Reuters)

Harry Reid won’t run for reelection

The Senate minority leader cited lingering injuries from an accident that has left his vision impaired. Already a Republican target, Reid was likely to face a difficult election in 2016.

    A Houthi rebel stands over rubble after an airstrike in Sanaa. (EPA)

      Egypt warships steam toward Yemen coast

      Saudi Arabia continued its bombardment as Egypt prepared to join the Arab-led offensive against Shiite rebels in Yemen.

        Officials: Saudi-led action relied on U.S. intelligence

        The Obama administration was told days in advance about the Saudi plan.

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        The Brunt Ice Shelf. (NASA)

        The Brunt Ice Shelf. (NASA)

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        For hundreds of thousands of years, these shelves have kept glaciers from surging toward the sea.

        U.S. airstrikes anger Iranian-backed militias fighting Islamic State in Tikrit

        U.S. airstrikes anger Iranian-backed militias fighting Islamic State in Tikrit

        Iraqi militia forces, who outnumber regular government troops by more than 6 to 1, will not join the offensive.

        As White House stay runs out, Obama declares victory — on his own terms

        As White House stay runs out, Obama declares victory — on his own terms

        DEBRIEF | Obama seems eager to frame the arc of his presidency before 2016 candidates pick it apart.

        Who is Lionel Messi? His bus-chasing, fence-jumping fans will tell you.

        Who is Lionel Messi? His bus-chasing, fence-jumping fans will tell you.

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        For UCLA coach and his two sons, March Madness is a family affair

        For UCLA coach and his two sons, March Madness is a family affair

        What’s it like being the coach’s son? Two generations of Alford boys know about being under the microscope.

        For richer or poorer: The challenges
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        For richer or poorer: The challenges <br>of marrying outside your class

        OUTLOOK | Financial stability during childhood can shape marriages in many surprising ways.

        Twins Scott and Mark Kelly will be making history, in space and on land

        Twins Scott and Mark Kelly will be making history, in space and on land

        One leaves Friday for a year while his twin stays on Earth, allowing for study of the changes between them.

        10 classic campaign ads from famous politicians — before they were famous

        10 classic campaign ads from famous politicians — before they were famous

        THE FIX | Check out these early attempts by Rick Perry, Bill Clinton and Sarah Palin to woo voters.

        Australian soldiers assigned to 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment fire an 84 mm M3 Carl Gustave rocket launcher at Range 10, Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, July 20, 2014, during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. (U.S. Marine photo by Sgt. Matthew Callahan/Released)

        (Sgt. Matthew Callahan USMC / U.S. Marine Corps)

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        HAVANA, - JANUARY 30: Bicycle taxi driver, Yoel Granda, 34, kisses his girlfriend goodbye as he drops her at a corner near the train station to catch a car in Havana Cuba on Friday, January 30 2015. (Photo by Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post)

        (Sarah L. Voisin / The Washington Post)

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        Long lines for legal marijuana giveaway in D.C.

        Long lines for legal marijuana giveaway in D.C.

        The line for free seeds at the event, intended to promote home growing, snaked through Adams Morgan.

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        Capitals escape with a victory in overtime

        Capitals escape with a victory in overtime

        After the Caps gave up a goal late in regulation, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Matt Niskanen fueled the response.

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        Loretta Lynch to lead pack — going three White Houses back — of waiters

        Loretta Lynch to lead pack — going three White Houses back — of waiters

        IN THE LOOP | President Obama’s nominee for attorney general will set the mark for waiting after Senate’s spring break.

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