- US official: Iran nuke talks could continue beyond deadline
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers could be extended past Tuesday's deadline for the outline of an agreement if enough progress is made to justify it, a senior U.S. official said.
- 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 the state's new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.
- Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants holed up in downtown Tikrit, going house to house Tuesday in search of snipers and booby traps, and the prime minister announced security forces had reached the city's center.
- Motel 'party' with strangers preceded spy agency shooting
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Two cross-dressing men who were shot at by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who picked them up for a motel "party," police said Tuesday.
- 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.
- Lufthansa: Co-pilot told flight school of depressive episode
BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week informed his flight school in 2009 that he had had a "serious depressive episode."
- 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 Associated Press.
- 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.
- Heavy winds sweep Europe, knock people to their knees
BERLIN (AP) — Heavy winds swept across Britain, Germany and the Netherlands on Tuesday, killing one man, knocking other pedestrians to their knees and forcing numerous flight and train delays and cancelations.
- Questionable tweets by new 'Daily Show' host Noah draw fire
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Trevor Noah was declared the new host of "The Daily Show," complete with the blessing of the exiting Jon Stewart, graphic tweets targeting women, Jews and victims of the Ebola virus are causing a social media backlash.
- Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd top AP women's All-America team
Breanna Stewart is among the best players in women's basketball, and she never takes it for granted.
- Report: Tiger Woods' plane seen at Augusta
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — In the strongest indication that Tiger Woods might play the Masters, a newspaper reports that his private plane has been spotted at a local airport.
- Tennessee hires former Texas coach Rick Barnes
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Just two days after leaving Texas, Rick Barnes has landed at Tennessee.
- Source: Mullin to replace Lavin at St. John's
NEW YORK (AP) — St. John's has decided its basketball future rests with the best of its past.
- '76 Hoosiers hoping Kentucky can pull off perfect quest
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Quinn Buckner says he and his 1976 Indiana teammates aren't chilling any champagne to uncork in celebration of a Kentucky loss.