Wall Street falls from latest records after soft auto sales 2:50pm EST

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, a day after S&P and Dow hit records and Nasdaq retreated after hitting a 15-year milestone after soft car sales data and Iran commentary worried some investors.

Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden appears live via video during a student organized world affairs conference at the Upper Canada College private high school in Toronto, in this file photo taken February 2, 2015.  REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Snowden in talks on returning home

MOSCOW - A Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden said the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of the government's mass surveillance programs was working with American and German lawyers to return home.  Full Article 

A Shi'ite fighter fires his weapon during clashes with Islamic State militants in Salahuddin province March 2, 2015. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Iraq tries to seal off Islamic State around Tikrit

BAGHDAD - Thousands of Iraqi soldiers and Shi'ite militiamen sought to seal off Islamic State fighters in Tikrit on the second day of Iraq's biggest offensive yet against a stronghold of the radical Sunni Islamist militants.  Video | Full Article 

U.S. Navy Adm Timothy Keating (L), commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, greets China's General Guo Boxiong at the Ba Yi Building in Beijing January 14, 2008. REUTERS/Andy Wong/Pool

China investigates second top officer for graft

BEIJING - China is investigating a second former top military officer on suspicion of corruption, two independent sources told Reuters, as President Xi Jinping widens his campaign against deep-rooted graft in the country.  Full Article 

A customer signs the credit card pad as he pays for a purchase at Macy's on Black Friday in New York November 26, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Shift to new credit cards won't fix security issues

CHICAGO - Despite a price tag of $8.65 billion for new technology that will require consumers to carry a new kind of card and retailers to upgrade payment terminals, the shift will address only a narrow range of security issues.  Full Article 

Israel's Netanyahu urges 'better deal' over Iran nuclear program

In the most anticipated speech to the U.S. Congress by a foreign leader in years, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells U.S. to hold out for a "better" nuclear deal with Iran. Mana Rabiee reports.