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President Richard Nixon's California home, seen in 1969, is back on the market for $75 million. The 10-room Spanish-style adobe is located in San Clemente.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 17:16

Hom Sotheby's International has listed the 5.45-acre oceanfront estate for $75 million. President Nixon bought the property early in his presidency, and lived there after resigning from office.

A rabbi (center) supervises the production of Passover matzos at the Streit's factory on New York's Lower East Side, circa 1960s. This Passover will be Streit's last one at the landmark location.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 17:00

It's the end of an era: After nearly a century, the Streit's matzo factory is leaving Manhattan's Lower East Side. This Passover will be its last there. Streit's plans to move to a new factory.

President Obama about to walk out into the Rose Garden at the White House to announce the framework of a nuclear deal with Iran.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 16:57

President Obama said "solid majorities support a diplomatic resolution" with Iran. That's true to an extent. When you scratch beneath the surface, it's more complicated.

<em>Shigella</em> is a huge problem around the world. The bacteria infect about 100 million people each year and kill about 600,000.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 15:52

Travelers are bringing a nasty bacterial disease to the U.S. and spreading it to others. The bacteria cause bad diarrhea and are tough to treat because they're resistant to the top antibiotic.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, speaking in Tehran in February, has spoken out in favor of nuclear negotiations and opening Iran to the world. But he has faced criticism from hard-liners at home.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 15:47

President Obama has sought a less hostile relationship with Iran since entering. The nuclear framework agreement points to the possibility of broader cooperation that could reorder the Middle East.

A photo made available by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Anthony Ray Hinton. Hinton, who spent nearly 30 years on death row, will go free Friday, after prosecutors told a court that there is not enough evidence to link him to the 1985 murders he was convicted of committing.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 15:42

Anthony Ray Hinton was convicted in the 1985 murders of two fast-food employees based almost exclusively on ballistics evidence that has since been deemed unreliable.

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 15:29

The public reaction so far in the Iranian capital to the preliminary agreement Iran and six world powers have reached on the Islamic republic's nuclear program has been positive.

"Let Diplomacy Work" was spelled out near the Capitol by liberal, anti-war group earlier this week.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 15:16

President Obama says he welcomes a "robust debate" on the Iran framework from Congress and the American people. He's already getting one.

The salty suspects: Some 70 percent of the cheeses, soups, cold cuts and pizzas we buy at the grocery store exceed the Food and Drug Administration's "healthy" labeling standards for salt. Since we eat so much bread, it is — perhaps surprisingly — the top contributor of sodium to our diets.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 15:00

Hypertension, which is tied to sodium intake, is more prevalent in the South. Researchers had a hunch that Southerners eat more salty, packaged foods, so they went gumshoeing.

U.S. F-18 fighter jets fly over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) during fly exercises in the Persian Gulf. A pair of this same type of aircraft landed in Taiwan, reportedly with mechanical problems.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 14:12

Two Navy F-18s landed at an airbase on the island, which Beijing considers part of its sovereign territory.

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University set out to study how infants use what they already know to motivate future learning.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 13:43

A new study in the journal Science explores the power of surprise to motivate infant learning.

Cars are seen driving amid a sandstorm that engulfed the city of Dubai Thursday.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 13:19

More than 100 cars were reportedly involved in accidents. Conditions forced airlines to delay or cancel flights in Dubai after the sandstorm arrived from Saudi Arabia early this morning.

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (right) delivers a statement, flanked by European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 13:06

President Obama said that if fully implemented, the deal outlined today would prevent Iran "from obtaining a nuclear weapon."

A volunteer fighter with a Shiite militant group known as "Jihad Brigades," aims his weapon during clashes with Islamic State group militants last month outside Tikrit, Iraq.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 12:26

Thousands have left their homes en route to Iraq and Syria, which the U.N. report calls an "international finishing school" for extremists.

Sen. Robert Menendez on his way to the Senate floor for a series of votes last week.
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 12:24

The senator who once testified against a corrupt mayor is facing his own federal corruption charges.


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