The Associated Press

NSA: Car smashes into police vehicle at Fort Meade; 1 deadFORT MEADE, Md. (AP) -- Two men dressed as women smashed a stolen car into a police vehicle after they disobeyed commands at the closely guarded gates of the National Security Agency on Monday, prompting police to open fire....

German co-pilot was once treated for suicidal tendenciesDUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) -- How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives of hundreds of people? That's the question being asked after officials confirmed Monday that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz received lengthy psychotherapy before receiving his pilot's license....

Student loan recipients go on repayment strike, face defaultWASHINGTON (AP) -- Sarah Dieffenbacher is on a debt strike. She's refusing to make payments on the more than $100,000 in federal and private loans she says she owes for studies at a for-profit college that she now considers so worthless she doesn't include it on her resume....

Saudi-led forces strike Yemen rebels, blockade portsSANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Saudi-led naval forces imposed a blockade on Yemen's ports as coalition airstrikes on Monday repelled an advance on the southern port city of Aden by Shiite rebels and forces loyal to a former president, in what appeared to be the most intense day of fighting since the air campaign began five days ago....

Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new lawINDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm over a new law that has much of the country portraying Indiana as a state of intolerance....

US offer for climate treaty: Up to 28 percent emissions cutWASHINGTON (AP) -- In a highly anticipated announcement, the United States will offer a roughly 28 percent emissions cut as its contribution to a major global climate treaty nearing the final stages of negotiation, according to people briefed on the White House's plans....