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With just days left before a self-imposed deadline to reach a framework agreement, stubborn gaps remain on an array of key issues.
March 20, 2015
Facing reelection in a week, Goodluck Jonathan says he thinks that all the territory seized by the extremist group can be retaken.
March 20, 2015
Following the Bloody Sunday crackdown in Selma, Ala., Martin Luther King Jr. called for support across the U.S. People of different races and religions flocked to the state. Three of them look back.
March 20, 2015
The eclipse, total in some areas far north and partial for many others, lasted about 2 1/2 hours and was visible from South America To Asia.
March 20, 2015
Hackers may have gained access to records for 11 million people covered by Premera Blue Cross. It's the latest lapse keeping an obscure government agency that investigates the breaches busy.
March 20, 2015
Suicide bombers struck at two Shiite mosques said to be frequented by supporters of the country's Houthi rebel movement.
March 20, 2015
Nepal is a poor country. Unemployment is high. Politics is a mess. But as one resident puts it, "[We] have the ability to be happy about how unhappy we are."
March 20, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep on the heels of a win for Netanyahu's Likud Party in parliamentary elections this week. Read a transcript of the interview.
March 20, 2015
Critics say the benefit program discourages people from seeking jobs. The Obama administration is announcing grants to 10 states to find a better way to get recipients back to work.
March 20, 2015
Gov. Chris Christie is defending the state's $225 billion settlement for decades of contamination at two refineries as a "good deal." But Democratic lawmakers and environmentalists say otherwise.
March 19, 2015
Army Times is reporting that members of a platoon at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, used racial slurs against one another during what they called "Racial Thursdays."
March 19, 2015
The main forces fighting the self-declared Islamic State in Tikrit, Iraq, are Iran-backed Iraqi Shiite militias. Despite decades-long animosity between the nations, local Sunnis are joining them.
March 19, 2015
The president's message was to mark the occasion of Nowruz, the Persian new year. The U.S. and its allies are talking to Iran over the Islamic republic's nuclear program.
March 19, 2015
Famous for her legal pen, Ginsburg has now written a short essay for a different reason: Passover.
March 19, 2015
New York City medical examiners used DNA testing to identify Matthew David Yarnell of New Jersey, a 26-year-old vice president of technology of the Fiduciary Trust Co.
March 19, 2015
With a little help, scientists say that seaweed growing along the Maine and New Hampshire coasts could become the "kale of the sea." The first step is teaching chefs and consumers how to enjoy it.
March 19, 2015
Norfolk island, home to descendants of sailors who mutinied on the HMS Bounty in 1789, will be administered from Canberra beginning next year.
March 19, 2015
Chanel says it is aligning the cost of its handbags worldwide. The move reacts to the depreciating euro and aims to stop people from buying up the classic bags to sell at a profit in other countries.
March 19, 2015
President Obama told the Prince that Americans like the royal family "much better than they like their own politicians." He may be right.
March 19, 2015
Court documents show victims of the 2013 hack could get as much as $10,000 apiece.
March 19, 2015

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