LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas' Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson is sending the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act back to the legislature for a rewrite. Full Article
WASHINGTON - U.S. private employers added the smallest number of workers in more than a year in March and factory activity hit a near two-year low, fresh signs that economic growth slowed significantly in the first quarter.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Major powers and Iran were closer to a preliminary accord on reining in Tehran's nuclear program, but they hit an impasse over key details such as the lifting of U.N. sanctions and Iran's future atomic research. Full Article
The success of any nuclear framework agreement negotiated by Iran and world powers this week ultimately will be determined not by the signing of a final accord in June but by Tehran’s fidelity to nonproliferation in the years and decades to come. Commentary
TIKRIT, Iraq - The Iraqi government claimed victory over Islamic State insurgents in Tikrit after a month-long battle for the city supported by Shi'ite militiamen and U.S.-led air strikes, saying that only small pockets of resistance remained. Full Article | Video
Major powers and Iran are closer to a preliminary accord on Tehran's nuclear program but they hit an impasse over key details. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.