U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waits with others before a meeting with P5+1, European Union and Iranian officials at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne March 30, 2015, during Iran nuclear talks.  REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool

Iran deal: deadline nears

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace of negotiations over a preliminary deal on the Iranian nuclear program, as their self-imposed deadline approached.   Full Article 

Greece worries compound euro's record quarterly fall 5:01am EDT

LONDON - The euro remained on track for its biggest quarterly fall and European shares for their best first quarter of the euro era on Tuesday as worries about Greece's finances kept the single currency under pressure.

Demonstrators gather at Monument Circle to protest a controversial religious freedom bill recently signed by Governor Mike Pence during a rally in Indianapolis March 28, 2015.  REUTERS/Nate Chute

Indiana to clarify 'religious freedom' law

Indiana Republicans pledged to clarify a new "religious freedom" law, while similar proposals stalled in Georgia and North Carolina after businesses and activists said such measures could be used to discriminate against gays.  Full Article 

Andreas Lubitz runs the Airportrace half marathon in Hamburg in this September 13, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Foto-Team-Mueller

Lubitz had been treated for suicidal tendencies

DUESSELDORF, Germany - The German pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps last week was treated for suicidal tendencies years ago before he received his pilot's license, German prosecutors said.  Full Article | Video 

A Starbucks logo on a store in Los Angeles, California, March 10, 2015.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Starbucks cafes debuting new smoothies

LOS ANGELES - Starbucks and Danone will begin selling a smoothie line at more than 4,300 U.S. Starbucks shops as part of a Greek yogurt partnership that will also include yogurt parfaits and ready-to-eat yogurt to be sold by grocers.  Full Article 

American rapper Jay-Z performs at Bercy stadium in Paris, October 17, 2013. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Stars back new Jay Z streaming music service

Some of the world's biggest names in music including Beyonce, Cold Play's Chris Martin and Rihanna are backing Jay Z's new global streaming music service Tidal, which is billing itself as the first of its kind owned by artists.  Full Article