The Brief

Iran, world powers inch towards nuclear agreement
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Still Looking for a Deal

Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program resumed in Lausanne, Switzerland, Wednesday but were almost immediately beset by competing claims, just hours after diplomats abandoned a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreed to press on

Religious Objections

Arkansas Mimics Indiana Law

Lawmakers gave final approval to a religious freedom bill that critics says opens the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians

In this March 26, 2015 file photo, rescue workers work at site of the Germanwings crash site near Seyne-les-Alpes, France.

Airline Executives Visit Germanwings Crash Site

The heads of Lufthansa and its low-cost airline Germanwings are visiting the site of the crash that killed 150 people amid mounting questions about the co-pilot and how much his employers knew about his mental health

See The Best April Fools' Day Pranks of 2015

TIME is tracking the best April Fools' Day pranks of 2015—from a selfie stick for dogs, to salmon-flavored vodka and drone-delivered 3D custom pizzas—so you can make sure you don’t fall for any of them

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Joni Mitchell Hospitalized but in 'Good Spirits'

Music icon Joni Mitchell was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday after being found unconscious in her Los Angeles home. According to her website, the singer "regained consciousness on the ambulance ride to an L.A. area hospital"

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Palestinians Formally Join International Court

The Palestinians formally joined the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, as part of a broader effort to put international pressure on Israel and exact a higher price for its occupation of lands sought for a Palestinian state

American industrialist J. Paul Getty (1892 - 1976) at Sutton Place, his Tudor manor house in Surrey, 1967.

Heir to Getty Oil Fortune Found Dead in California

Andrew Getty, among the heirs in a family whose name is synonymous with elite American wealth, was found dead in his Hollywood Hills home from what was most likely natural causes or an accident, authorities and family members said.

Mobilitäts Apps

UberX Driver Arrested for Trying to Rob Woman's Home

Police in Denver arrested an UberX driver Tuesday on suspicion of attempting to burgle a woman's house after he dropped her off at the airport. The incident is the latest to raise safety concerns regarding the hugely popular ride-sharing app

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Gamers May Learn Visual Skills More Quickly

A study from Brown University suggests gamers, who are already known to have better visual-processing skills, may also be able to improve on those attributes faster than the average person. A researcher compared them to athletes who learn quickly

Product shot of Pet Rock, fad from mid-1

Creator of the Pet Rock, Gary Dahl, Dies at Age 78

His invention made him a millionaire after it went on sale in 1975. But he came to regret creating the Pet Rock. “Sometimes I look back and wonder if my life wouldn’t have been simpler if I hadn’t done it,” he said in 1988