- Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts US-Israel ties
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, even as the Israeli leader claimed President Barack Obama did not — and could not — fully understand his nation's vital security concerns.
- 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.
- LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a "brutal" videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles police chief said Monday.
- Airlines move to better track planes a year after Flight 370
NEW YORK (AP) — At 656,000 pounds fully loaded and the length of six school buses, the Boeing 777-200ER is hard to miss.
- Execution of Georgia woman postponed; problem with drug
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia postponed its first execution of a woman in 70 years late Monday because of concerns about the drug to be used in the lethal injection.
- Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State
BAGHDAD (AP) — Backed by Iranian-supported Shiite militias, Iraqi forces launched a large-scale offensive Monday to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State group, the first in a series of campaigns to try to reclaim large parts of northern Iraq from the Sunni extremists.
- Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov
MOSCOW (AP) — Mourners are lining up outside a Moscow human rights center for the funeral of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
- Syria's civil war linked partly to drought, global warming
WASHINGTON (AP) — The conflict that has torn Syria apart can be traced, in part, to a record drought worsened by global warming, a new study says.
- A year on, what's the latest in the hunt for Flight 370?
SYDNEY (AP) — Nearly a year has passed since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, sparking one of the most perplexing mysteries of modern times. Since then, search crews have taken to air, land and sea in a thus-far fruitless hunt for the plane and the 239 people who disappeared with it.
- Boehner leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday that the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions attached, as Republican options dwindled for avoiding a capitulation to the White House and Democrats.
- To tag or not to tag an NFL quandary
NFL games have begun for 2015.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- LEADING OFF: What's on deck today at spring training
What to watch for today at spring training: