- Netanyahu assails Iran-nuclear talks in Congress address
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a speech that stirred political controversy in two countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that negotiations underway between Iran and the United States would "all but guarantee" that Tehran gets nuclear weapons to the detriment of the entire world.
- No precedent for Netanyahu's contentious speech to Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) — Given anywhere else, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech Tuesday wouldn't have caused such a ruckus.
- GOP: House to vote on Homeland bill without conditions
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major victory for President Barack Obama, the Republican-led House relented on Tuesday and will back legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department through the end of the budget year, without restrictions on immigration.
- US: Ex-CIA chief admits mishandling classified information
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose once-bright political future was all but destroyed over an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to sharing classified material with her, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
- Mines, bombs slow Iraqi advance on Islamic State-held Tikrit
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops and Shiite militias battled the Islamic State group on Tuesday on the outskirts of militant-held Tikrit, unable to advance further on Saddam Hussein's hometown as roadside mines and suicide attacks slowed their progress.
- Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address, potentially hampering efforts to archive official government documents required by law.
- Agents target industry helping Chinese women have US babies
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Federal agents searched more than a dozen homes Tuesday in a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies automatically become American citizens.
- Drew Peterson pleads not guilty in murder-for-hire plot
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Drew Peterson, a former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth wife's disappearance, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in prison.
- Jury seated in trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect
BOSTON (AP) — After two months of jury selection, a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates was seated Tuesday for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
- Restaurant pays 101-year-old for his birthday breakfast
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A restaurant's policy to give customers a percentage off their bill on their birthday actually became a 7-cent refund for man who turned 101.
- Denver Nuggets fire coach Brian Shaw
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have fired coach Brian Shaw after 1½ seasons.
- Play ball! Quickly! Baseball tries to speed game this spring
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Tick, tock, baseball is on the clock.
- LEADING OFF: What's on deck today at spring training
What to watch for today at spring training:
- Rangers' rivals counter by stocking up at NHL trade deadline
New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather struck the first bold move of the weekend by acquiring playmaking defenseman Keith Yandle in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes.
- Harrington survives a splash and ends a long drought
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Even in the midst of a drought so long it looked as though Padraig Harrington's best golf was behind him, he never stopped working.