U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during an exclusive interview with Reuters in the Library of the White House in Washington March 2, 2015.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Obama seeks freeze of Iran nuke activity

WASHINGTON - Iran must commit to a verifiable freeze of at least 10 years on sensitive nuclear activity for a landmark atomic deal to be reached, President Obama told Reuters.   Full Article | Video 

Asian shares lifted by Wall Street records 12:15am EST

TOKYO - Most Asian stock markets edged higher on Tuesday, bolstered by another record day on Wall Street, while a resurgent yen helped knock the U.S. dollar index off an 11-year high.

A couple embraces during a march to commemorate Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead on Friday night, in Moscow, March 1, 2015. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russia's media fight back

MOSCOW - A corpse on a bloodstained bridge, with the Kremlin's red stars glowing behind: the perfect backdrop, Russian media say, for the West to step up a campaign to vilify Vladimir Putin.  Full Article 

Construction continues on an apartment building in Williston, North Dakota, set to contain a swimming pool and other amenities February 27, 2015. REUTERS/Ernest Scheyder

Reality hits oil country's apartment market

WILLISTON, N.D. - It is getting cheaper to lease an apartment in North Dakota's oil patch. Rents, which only last year rivaled levels in New York City, have slipped about 15 to 20 percent in the past two months amid a plunge in the price of crude oil.  Full Article 

President Barack Obama speaks next to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, February 27, 2015. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Supreme Court hears an Obamacare fairytale

Congress knew exactly what it wanted to do when it passed the Affordable Care Act in 2010, and that included wanting subsidies for buying health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges to be available to all citizens  Commentary 

Blood stains are seen on the ground as security officials inspect the scene of a car bomb blast in front of The High Court in downtown Cairo, March 2, 2015. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Two killed in three Cairo bombings

CAIRO - Two people were killed when a bomb exploded near a top court building in central Cairo, the health ministry said, the deadliest attack in three blasts to hit the Egyptian capital.  Full Article