- Netanyahu using US Congress speech to assail Iran talks
WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is using the U.S. Congress' podium to warn against trusting Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions, even as President Barack Obama's negotiators meet anew with the Iranians in hopes of closing a deal this month.
- As Iraqis advance on Tikrit, threat of car bombs, mines loom
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops and Shiite militias battled the Islamic State group Tuesday south of the militant-held city of Tikrit, though roadside bombs and suicide attacks slowed their advance on Saddam Hussein's hometown.
- 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.
- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
- 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.
- Body-camera maker has financial ties to police chiefs
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.
- Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov
MOSCOW (AP) — One by one, thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday, many offering flowers as they paid their last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia's beleaguered opposition.
- Drew Peterson back in court in murder-for-hire plot
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth spouse's disappearance is returning to court on charges of trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in state prison.
- DNA tool helping biologists find elusive or invasive species
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — When salmon, salamanders or other aquatic animals poop or shed skin cells, they leave behind traces of their DNA in the water, like clues left behind at a crime scene.
- Villarrica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee
PUCON, Chile (AP) — One of South America's most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people.
- 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.
- To tag or not to tag an NFL quandary
NFL games have begun for 2015.
- No franchise tag for Detroit's Suh as deadline passes
DETROIT (AP) — Ndamukong Suh can test the open market when free agency begins March 10 after the Detroit Lions did not use the franchise tag on the star defensive tackle.