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Transcript: Captain made final, desperate plea

Minutes before Flight 9525 crashed into a mountain, Capt. Patrick Sondenheimer was pleading with his co-pilot to let him back into the cockpit, according to German tabloid newspaper Bild. FULL STORY

Opinion: What was in the mind of Andreas Lubitz?

As relatives and friends mourn the loss of their loved ones aboard Germanwings Flight 9525, the world community is stunned by the sequence of events that led to co-pilot Andreas Lubitz purposely crashing the plane into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board.

Fellow pilot's reassuring words go viral

CNN's Diana Magnay reports on a Germanwings pilot who is trying to reassure nervous passengers flying on his airline.

Ground war looming in Yemen?

Saudi Arabia's military is hauling tanks near its border with Yemen, as Yemen's foreign minister says he expects coalition troops to arrive within days. FULL STORY | PHOTOS: UNREST IN YEMEN

Air Canada jet comes off runway

An Air Canada jet came off the runway during its landing early Sunday at an airport in the eastern city of Halifax, officials said.

Boehner: WH behavior toward Netanyahu 'reprehensible'

House Speaker John Boehner said his upcoming trip to Israel is no "victory lap" to celebrate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election -- and that it was planned months ago, before the Israeli election.

School bus explodes in flames

A bus driver is being hailed as a hero for safely evacuating 35 students from a school bus after it caught fire.

Indiana governor: Not changing 'religious freedom' law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says concerns that his state's new "religious freedom" law will allow businesses to turn away LGBT customers is the result of a "tremendous amount of misinformation and misunderstanding."

7 shot on spring break

Officers in Panama City Beach, Florida, met "complete chaos" when they tried to find out what happened in the shooting that left seven people wounded in or near one house on the beach's main drag. FULL STORY

Question about Michael Brown leads to beating on train

When one man sat down next to a second man in a St. Louis light rail car late Monday and asked him his opinion on the shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, it was not the beginning of a discussion. It was the start of an assault.

Actress apologizes over racial claim

Actress Taraji P. Henson apologized Friday for claiming her son was racially profiled during a traffic stop in Southern California last year.

'Walking Dead' finale: 6 shows to watch this week

They thought they had found a paradise. They thought wrong.

Former sitcom star arrested

On "Family Matters" we knew him as Eddie Winslow. This week, as inmate 402282.

'The Rock' plays Obama on 'SNL'

Actor Dwayne Johnson played a beefed-up version of President Obama in a "Saturday Night Live" skit of "The Rock Obama."

Kentucky escapes Notre Dame to go 38-0

The rematch didn't quite live up to its billing.

Quadruple amputee dog walks again

Here's a dog tale about a pooch with a literal "spring" in his steps.

Hero Boston cop shot in face

Boston Police Officer John Moynihan was in a medically induced coma after being shot at point-blank range Friday night in the city's Roxbury neighborhood. FULL STORY

BBC exec receives death threats, police say

The BBC's Director-General, Tony Hall, has reportedly received death threats days after "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson was dropped.

Boko Haram blamed for multiple beheadings

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen decapitated 23 people in a raid on Buratai village in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, residents and a politician said Saturday.

Ancient relic's mysterious origins

A Chinese Buddhist statue containing the remains of monk is now at the center of a custody battle. CNN's Azadeh Ansari reports.

Secrets abound in new 'James Bond' trailer

James Bond's latest mission has been revealed in the first trailer for "SPECTRE" which was released Friday.

What atheists want you to know

Four people who consider themselves atheists answer tough questions about their beliefs.

What's 'true' about the cross that killed Jesus?

In July of 2013, the oldest of Jesus relics stories rose again when Turkish archaeologists discovered a stone chest in a 1,350-year-old church that appeared to contain a piece of Jesus' cross.

Is California wine safe to drink?

A lawsuit that's causing panic among drinkers of some California wine starts with a history lesson.

Fighting ISIS in tunnels, booby-trapped roads

CNN's Arwa Damon is on the front lines with the Iraqi army as it battles ISIS for the city of Tikrit.

New to Netflix, Amazon for April

Spring is in the air and streaming movies, TV shows and specials will be here to further brighten our days.

History's biggest moments in tiny detail

What is it about iconic photographs that captivates our imaginations long after the last tank has rolled into Tiananmen, Titanic set sail, or Apollo 11 astronauts left their footprints across the moon?