Diplomats flee Yemen as rebel attacks intensify

Saudi Arabia pulled out from the southern city of Aden as coalition airstrikes continue to fend off Shiite insurgents advancing on the capital of Sanaa.

Co-pilot who crashed jet reported feeling pressured

A former colleague recalled Andreas Lubitz’s despondency after quitting elite pilot training. He was also said to be receiving treatment for vision problems.

Al-Qaeda affiliate’s advance deals a blow to Syria’s Assad

The Nusra Front is leading an offensive to take control of a key provincial capital.

Sen. Ted Cruz went pheasant-hunting in Iowa in 2013. (AP)

In the hunt to be the 2016 GOP pick, top contenders agree on 1 thing: Guns

The near-unanimity in supporting the Second Amendment — even among candidates who don’t own firearms — underscores the importance of guns in modern-day conservatism.

A GOP governor’s ideas for the candidates

A GOP governor’s ideas for the candidates

THE TAKE | Michigan’s Rick Snyder isn’t interested in the presidency, but he’s dismayed with national politics and has some advice.

Bill Cosby to Baltimore hecklers:
‘We are here to enjoy my gift’

Bill Cosby to Baltimore hecklers: <br>‘We are here to enjoy my gift’

Despite the comedian’s familiar material, the evening was anything but routine as sex allegations swirl.

19 states have ‘religious freedom’ laws like Indiana’s, yet no one is boycotting

19 states have ‘religious freedom’ laws like Indiana’s, yet no one is boycotting

THE FIX | The majority of states with some version of the law are clustered in the south and the east.

NCAA  TOURNAMENT   SWEET 16

2 titans of excellence will converge
in Kentucky-Notre Dame game

2 titans of excellence will converge <br>in Kentucky-Notre Dame game

Tonight, the Fighting Irish will bring season-long strength to bear against the Wildcats’ storied program.

Why it’s dumb for politicians to say they don’t read the New York Times

Why it’s dumb for politicians to say they don’t read the New York Times

THE FIX | Republicans saying they don’t read “The Gray Lady” has become the norm, but it’s not true.

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Prince George’s officer who died
in crash had alcohol in his system

Prince George’s officer who died <br>in  crash had alcohol in his system

Brennan Rabain was driving more than 100 mph as he tried to stop a speeding car, police said.

Sports

Curtis Glencross surprises himself with long NHL career

Curtis Glencross surprises himself with long NHL career

Newly acquired Capitals forward will play in his 500th career NHL game Saturday afternoon.

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