Iran and six world powers entered the final day of talks in Lausanne, Switzerland, over its nuclear program Tuesday. Reports indicate the parties are prepared to issue a statement agreeing to continue negotiations in a new phase this summer
Final Four host state Indiana is stealing the spotlight, thanks to controversial new legislation that Gov. Mike Pence signed last week
A prisoner armed with a gun and wearing just a hospital gown escaped from custody in a northern Virginia hospital Tuesday morning
Amazon on Tuesday introduced a new online store focusing on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) toys that help children develop valuable skills in in-demand fields. The top pick on the store’s front page was a child-friendly microscope
Prosecutors said they have so far found no indications in Andreas Lubitz's family, his personal surroundings or in his work environment of any motive that might have prompted him to deliberate crash the Airbus A320 he was flying in the French Alps last Tuesday
The fight over "religious freedom" proposals facing increasing criticism from advocates who call them a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians has shifted toward Arkansas, which was poised to become the second state this year to enact such a measure
Hillary 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 new documents
Trevor Noah, named Monday as Jon Stewart's replacement as host of The Daily Show, has come under fire after people have labeled some of the South African's past jokes "anti-Semitic" and "sexist"
The second day of vote counting in a bitterly contested presidential vote started late on Tuesday and electoral officials hope to announce later in the day who will be governing Africa's richest and biggest nation
Rap superstar Jay Z launched his own subscription-based music streaming service on Monday, with the support of other titans of the music industry including his wife Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Kanye West and Deadmau5
California’s death row has not seen an execution for nearly a decade and, with an anticipated 20 new arrivals per year, the largest execution system in the U.S. has almost run out of room, with 708 out of 715 death-row cells at San Quentin now occupied
Author paints the First Lady as the President's rock, notes the impact her background would have on her future as the nation's first black First Lady. "If Barack was a helium balloon," author Peter Slevin writes, "Michelle was the one holding the string"