U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman (L), U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz (2nd L) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (3rd L) wait to start a meeting with P5+1, European Union and Iranian officials as part of talks on Iran's nuclear program at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne March 30, 2015 . REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool

Iran deal: The final push

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The foreign ministers of Iran and six world powers met in a final push for a preliminary accord less than two days before their deadline to outline a deal to end Tehran's nuclear standoff with the West.  Full Article 

Warplanes hit Yemen's Sanaa overnight, after dawn: residents 6:27am EDT

SANAA - Warplanes struck the Yemeni capital of Sanaa overnight and after daybreak on Monday, residents said, the fifth day of a campaign by Saudi-led forces against Houthi forces opposed to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. | Video

U.S. President Barack Obama departs his residence to board the Marine One helicopter to begin his travel to a golf weekend in Florida from the White House in Washington March 28, 2015.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Obama bigger world threat than Putin: GOP poll

WASHINGTON - A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.  Full Article 

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) arrives to address the International Association of Firefighters Presidential Forum in Washington, March 10, 2015.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rubio plans White House bid

WASHINGTON - Senator Marco Rubio is likely to make an announcement on his bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on April 13 in Miami, according to a local news report.  Full Article 

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 governor defends religious freedom law

WASHINGTON - Indiana Governor Mike Pence defended a new state law that opponents worry may support discrimination against gay people, saying he had no plans to add extra protections but would consider new suggestions from state legislators.  Full Article 

A car sits amongst the rubble after an explosion destroyed four buildings in New York March 27, 2015. REUTERS/Nancy Borowick/Pool

Two men found dead at NYC explosion site

NEW YORK - Two bodies found at the site of a gas explosion that destroyed three New York City apartment buildings last week were believed to be those of two unaccounted-for men.   Full Article 

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Sarkozy wins French local elections; far right makes limited gains

Sarkozy's UMP and its allies win 66-70 councils while ruling Socialists are predicted to lose half their councils. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).