U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R), Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (L) and EU envoy Catherine Ashton pose for photographers before a meeting in Vienna November 20, 2014. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Iran says deadline for nuclear deal impossible

VIENNA - Iran says it will not be possible by a November 24 deadline to reach a comprehensive deal with world powers aimed at resolving the stand-off over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.  Full Article | Video 

Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies 8:25am EST

WASHINGTON - Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78.

Tribal fighters take part in a military training to prepare for fighting against Islamic State militants, at the Ain al-Assad military base in Anbar province November 15, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

U.S. plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen

WASHINGTON - The United States plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds to help bolster the battle against Islamic State militants, according to a Pentagon document prepared for Congress.  Full Article 

Gold bars from the vault of a bank and Swiss one franc coins are seen in this illustration picture taken in Zurich November 20, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Tell me lies, Wall Street little lies...

LONDON - A banking culture that implicitly puts financial gain above all else fuels greed and dishonesty and makes bankers more likely to cheat, according to the findings of a scientific study.  Full Article 

A woman stops to visit the memorial set up where Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, November 22, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Missouri town on edge awaiting decision

FERGUSON Mo - Residents of a St. Louis suburb were braced or a decision from a grand jury on whether to bring charges against a white police officer for fatally shooting a black teen, a case that has triggered months of demonstrations.  Full Article | Video 

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Japanese military taps youth culture

ATSUGI/YOKOSUKA Japan - Japan's military is wooing new recruits with images of smiling soldiers posing like pop stars in a series of photo books and DVDs that tap into youth culture.  Full Article | Video 

Comedian Bill Cosby accepts the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame award at the 38th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles March 2, 2007. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Cosby refuses to 'answer to innuendos'

LOS ANGELES - Comedian Bill Cosby spoke out against a wave of sexual assault allegations, telling a Florida publication he does not have to "answer to innuendos."  Full Article 

Volunteers, led by the Old First Ward Community Association, gather for a shovel brigade coordinated by the City in Buffalo, New York November 22, 2014 in an effort to assist with shoveling as the city continues to clean up after a massive snowstorm.  REUTERS/Aaron Ingrao

Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets

BUFFALO - As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding.  Full Article 

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Kerry arrives for Iran nuclear talks on eve of deadline

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives for a final full day of negotiations looking to clinch a deal on Iran's nuclear program, as the self-imposed deadline of Monday (Nov. 24) looms. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).