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  • Germanwings copilot was treated for 'suicidal tendencies,' prosecutors say

    Germanwings copilot was treated for 'suicidal tendencies,' prosecutors say
    The German copilot thought to have deliberately flown an aircraft into a French mountain, killing all 150 on board, had received treatment for "suicidal tendencies" a few years ago, a spokesman for a German prosecutor said Monday. Andreas Lubitz, 27,...
  • Germanwings plane crash: Copilot's mental health under scrutiny

    Germanwings plane crash: Copilot's mental health under scrutiny
    The troubled mental condition of German pilot Andreas Lubitz came under sharp examination Friday, as German investigators revealed that he had hidden an illness from his employer and torn up a note from his doctor indicating he was unfit to work on the...
  • Reader recommendation: For a lovely intro to France, Lyon has it all

    I stopped in Lyon earlier this month while on a ski trip to France. It's a terrific city, with phenomenal food as well as great Roman ruins and museums. The old city is charming; it's a good place to take teenagers as an introduction to France, Roman...
  • Top officials join Iran nuclear talks as deadline nears

    Top officials join Iran nuclear talks as deadline nears
    French and German foreign ministers joined international negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program here Saturday as the 18-month-old talks entered a tense endgame ahead of a Tuesday deadline. While both Iranian and Western officials had set their...
  • Painstaking recovery mission at treacherous Alps crash site

    Painstaking recovery mission at treacherous Alps crash site
    The ravine echoes with helicopter rotors, the scrape of metal on stone, the rumble of sliding scree as the remnants of Germanwings Flight 9525 dislodge from the mountainside. The somber mission to recover the remains of 150 people killed when their...
  • Paris Bistro offers an authentic taste of France

     Paris Bistro offers an authentic taste of France
    Enjoy a taste of France without the transatlantic flight at Paris Bistro, an intimate European inspired destination located in Naperville Crossings. "Our goal is to give people a different experience," said manager Jill Giraldo, who runs the day-to-...
  • Iranian president sends letter to Obama as nuclear talks near deadline

    Iranian president sends letter to Obama as nuclear talks near deadline
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wrote a letter Thursday to President Obama and leaders of the other five countries engaged in talks aimed at a nuclear deal, urging them to overcome differences so that an agreement can be reached by the end of the month....
  • Virginia woman, daughter among European plane crash victims; 3rd victim confirmed

    Virginia woman, daughter among European plane crash victims; 3rd victim confirmed
    UPDATE: The U.S. State Department says a third American has been identified as a victim of the plane crash in France that killed a total of 150 people. The department said it is in contact with the victim's next of kin but is not releasing the name...
  • Aviation's latest mystery: What brought down Germanwings 9525?

    Just over a year after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared over the Indian Ocean without making a distress call, the aviation world faced a new mystery Tuesday: the crash of a Germanwings jetliner in the French Alps with 150 passengers and crew...
  • Germanwings 9525 crew did not issue distress signal before crash in Alps

    Germanwings 9525 crew did not issue distress signal before crash in Alps
    The flight, an easy hop across Western Europe, shook off the morning drizzle in Barcelona, Spain, and rose through the clouds. Soon, it was cruising at 38,000 feet over southern France, headed over the Alps and an eventual landing in Duesseldorf, Germany....
  • Five things for Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Five things for Tuesday, March 24, 2015
    Here are your stories for Tuesday in Central Florida: 150 likely perish in plane crash in France; Orlando police officer faces criminal charges for excessive force; George Zimmerman blames the president; a retirement home for horses provides for elderly...