A 28-year-old German national who was co-piloting Germanwings Flight 9525 apparently deliberately crashed the plane this week, killing 144 passengers and six crew members including himself, officials said Thursday.
Saudi Arabia and allied warplanes on Thursday launched airstrikes and threatened ground troops against rebels in Yemen, inserting itself into its southern neighbor's civil war and potentially opening up a broader sectarian conflict in the Middle East.
U.S.-led warplanes continued to hammer ISIS positions around the pivotal Iraqi battleground city of Tikrit, stepping in at the Iraqi Prime Minister's request to get at what a spokesman called "difficult targets."
Back home after a six-game road stint, the Mississippi State softball team (24-8, 4-5 SEC) will play its fifth ranked opponent this season, No. 2 Florida (30-3, 3-3 SEC), this weekend. The three-game Southeastern Conference series will begin Friday at 5:30 p.m. CT at the MSU Softball Field.
STARKVILLE, Miss. â€“ Looking to carry over their success from a 4-1 upset of rival No. 13 Ole Miss on Wednesday, the 34th-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs (13-5, 4-2 SEC) head to Lexington on Friday, March 27 to take on the Kentucky Wildcats (9-12, 0-6 SEC).