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Iran extensions underscores Obama's dilemma in talks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's willingness to extend Iranian nuclear talks at least twice this week has laid bare the dilemma he faces as he pursues a high-stakes accord....

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on corruption charges
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was indicted on corruption charges Wednesday....

Justice Dept.: No contempt charges for former IRS official
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department won't seek criminal contempt charges against Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of a controversy over how the agency treated conservative political groups....

Governor in a political firestorm over Indiana law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Just a week ago, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence was considered one of the few Republican presidential prospects who could unite the GOP's business wing with religious conservatives....

Clinton: Ark. governor should veto religious liberty bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday pressed Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson to veto a religious objections bill in her former home state, warning it would allow "unfair discrimination" against gays and lesbians....

Double overtime: Faltering Iran nuclear talks extended again
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- With even a vague outline of an Iran nuclear deal eluding their grasp, negotiators headed for double overtime Wednesday night in a marathon attempt to find common ground for a more important task - forging a final deal by the end of June....

Reid's exit sets off Senate leadership scramble
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire has sparked a very public feud between the No. 2 and No. 3 Senate Democrats, Dick Durbin of Illinois and Chuck Schumer of New York....

Hillary Clinton dodges Brooklyn campaign headquarters talk
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton is playfully dodging talk about where her Democratic presidential campaign headquarters might be....

NEWS GUIDE: The gaps as Iran talks head into overtime
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Sticking points in the negotiations between world powers and Iran over scaling back Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for removing economic penalties....

A look at Iran's various nuclear assets
A look at Iran's nuclear assets:...

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