Iran nuke talks stumble a day after missing deal deadline

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waits for the start of a meeting on Iran's nuclear program with officials from Britain, France, Germany, China, the European Union and Iran at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Diplomats scrambled Tuesday to reach consensus on the outline of an Iran nuclear deal just hours ahead of a self-imposed deadline to produce an agreement. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program appeared headed for double overtime on Wednesday, beset by competing claims after diplomats abandoned a March 31 deadline for the outline of a deal and agreed to press on.

Hot cars at the New York International Auto Show

The 2016 Lexus RX is introduced at the New York International Auto Show, Wednesday, April 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)NEW YORK (AP) — The New York International Auto Show opens this week with a mix of mainstream sedans and glitzier models from automakers across the globe.

Mexican oil rig burns off coast, 4 dead, 16 injured

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A fire at a shallow-water oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has killed four workers, injured 16 and forced the evacuation of 300, Mexico's state-owned oil company said Wednesday.
Entrance fees rising in some national parks

FILE- This Sept. 27, 2010 file photo shows hikers on the South Kaibab Trail in Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. Be prepared to pay a bit more if you’re going to visit some of the national parks and recreation areas this summer. After a six-year moratorium, the federal government has begun increasing the price of admission at some of its public lands and the fees charged for camping, boating, cave tours and other activities. The National Park Service says the money raised is just a fraction of the $11.5 billion needed to fix roads, trails and park buildings. (AP Photo/Carson Walker, file)WASHINGTON (AP) — Be prepared to pay a bit more if you're headed to some national parks and recreation areas this summer.

Why businesses are speaking out on religious-objections laws

NEW YORK (AP) — A bevy of big-name businesses including Apple, Gap and Levi Strauss are publicly speaking out against religious-objections legislation in states such as Indiana and Arkansas.

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