Iran nuke talks stumble a day after missing deal deadline
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program appeared headed for double overtime on Wednesday, beset by competing claims after diplomats abandoned a March 31 deadline for the outline of a deal and agreed to press on.
Arkansas governor urges changes to religious objection bill
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday called for changes to a religious-objection measure that provoked a backlash from businesses and gay-rights groups, saying it was not intended to sanction discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Lufthansa CEO at crash site: 'Long, long time' to understand
SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — Lufthansa's chief executive said Wednesday it will take "a long, long time" to understand what led to a deadly crash in the French Alps last week — but refused to say exactly what the airline knew about the mental health of the co-pilot suspected of deliberately destroying the plane.
Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions program
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized a new U.S. government approach to deterring cyberattacks: financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyberespionage.