A yearlong effort to seal a nuclear deal with Iran fizzled Monday, leaving the U.S. and its allies little choice but to declare a seven-month extension in hopes that a new deadline will be enough to achieve what a decade of negotiations have failed to do — limit Tehran's ability to make a nuclear weapon.
Prosecutors should charge a police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell, elected officials said Monday after the medical examiner announced that the death was ruled a homicide.
Not long ago, pasta-maker Barilla was just one more major company that had run afoul of the gay rights movement, a distinction it earned last year when its chairman said he would never feature a same-sex couple in an ad. If gays didn’t like it, he added, they could eat something else.
Governor Brian Sandoval says he asked Assemblyman Ira Hansen three days ago to withdraw as speaker of the next Legislature and is glad the Sparks Republican has done so for the "greater good of Nevada."
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is calling for "peace, respect and restraint" when a grand jury announcement is made on whether a white police officer will be charged with fatally shooting a black 18-year-old.
From board rooms in Japan to songwriter's rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact skyrocket.
A Missouri grand jury heard evidence for months as it weighed whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, which was followed by sometimes violent protests. Some answers to common questions about the grand jury:
In a story Nov. 22 about Island Air taking back bonuses paid to pilots, The Associated Press reported erroneously the reason for the bonuses. They were from an agreement to pay bonuses 30 days before the arrival of new planes, not for Christmas.
A suspect with a low IQ understood his rights when he told investigators two years ago that he choked a 6-year-old boy to death in 1979, a judge ruled Monday, allowing prosecutors to use the confession that appears to be their key evidence in a notorious missing children's case.
The archive of celebrated Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been acquired by the University of Texas — meaning the critic of U.S. foreign policy is having his papers end up in a country he wasn't always too fond of.
The race to challenge Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel crystalized Monday as a businessman, alderman and county commissioner were among the last candidates to file petitions before the deadline, setting up a lower-profile 2015 competition than once expected.
It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. But many customers are eschewing the best cameras and screens — and their top-end price tags — and choosing models that can get the job done at less than a third of the cost.
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