US official: Iran nuke talks could continue beyond deadline
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A senior U.S. official at nuclear talks with Iran says negotiations could go beyond Tuesday's deadline for the outline of an agreement.
Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants Tuesday holed up in downtown Tikrit as the country's prime minister announced security forces had reached the city's center.
Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that a new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination.
French eye cockpit entry, psychological screening rules
PARIS (AP) — French aviation investigators are examining "systemic weaknesses" like cockpit entry rules and psychological screening procedures that could have led to the Germanwings plane crash — issues that could eventually change worldwide aviation practices.
Police: Men in shooting at NSA had gone to hotel to 'party'
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Police say two cross-dressing men who crashed into a guarded entrance to the National Security Agency in a stolen car met the vehicle's owner in Baltimore before heading to a hotel to "party."
AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle
DETROIT (AP) — Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway officials.
Computer expert: Tsarnaev's brother searched for bomb parts
BOSTON (AP) — A computer expert testifying in the Boston Marathon bombing trial says Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehvz) older brother did Internet searches on bombing components in the weeks before the 2013 terror attack.
Clinton also used iPad for email; mixed personal, work chats
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton emailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry while secretary of state, despite her explanation she exclusively used a personal email address on a homebrew server so that she could carry a single device, according to documents obtained by The Associatd Press.
Police: Prisoner takes guard's gun, escapes from hospital
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A prisoner being treated at a northern Virginia hospital wrestled with a guard and took her gun before escaping in a hospital gown and fleeing in a carjacked vehicle, prompting a hospital lockdown and a massive search, police said.
Rolling Stones announce North American stadium tour
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Rolling Stones are zipping across North America again.
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