No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With stubborn disputes unresolved, negotiators extended nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers past a self-imposed Tuesday midnight deadline in an effort to hammer out the outline of an agreement.
Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence asked lawmakers Tuesday to send him a clarification of the state's new religious-freedom law later this week, while Arkansas legislators passed a similar measure, despite criticism that it is a thinly disguised attempt to permit discrimination against gay.
Religious freedom laws not used against gays in the past
NEW YORK (AP) — Religious freedom laws like the one causing an uproar in Indiana have never been successfully used to defend discrimination against gays — and have rarely been used at all, legal experts say.
Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Amid anger over an Islamist insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians returned a 72-year-old former military dictator to power Tuesday in the most hotly contested election in the country's history.
Lufthansa: Co-pilot told flight school of depressive episode
BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa knew six years ago that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from a "serious depressive episode," the German airline said Tuesday.
Nigeria new leader Muhammadu Buhari has strict reputation
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's next president, the first opposition candidate to unseat a democratically elected president in the country's history, also knows how to take power through other means.
FBI identifies man killed in NSA shooting
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and checked into a motel, police said Tuesday.
Comedy Central: 'Unfair' to judge Noah based on tweets
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Trevor Noah was declared the new host of "The Daily Show," his graphic tweets targeting women and Jews are causing a social media backlash and Comedy Central is defending its newest late-night star.
Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tablets
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms.
AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M
NEW YORK (AP) — Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set.
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