1. MARATHON IRAN NUCLEAR TALKS TO END WITH MIXED RESULTS
Iran and six world powers will agree to continue negotiations in a new phase aimed at reaching a comprehensive accord by the end of June, officials say.
2. PRISONER ESCAPE SETS OFF MANHUNT IN VIRGINIA
Wossen Assaye, who was being held on federal bank robbery charges, was last seen wearing a hospital gown and driving off after forcing a woman out of her car.
3. BIG RIGS OFTEN GO FASTER THAN RUBBER CAN HANDLE
AP Exclusive finds that many tractor-trailers are driven on tires built to handle speeds no greater than 75 mph – but 14 states now have speed limits of 75 or more.
4. DOCUMENTS UNCOVER FURTHER CLINTON EMAIL USE
AP’s Jack Gillum reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton used multiple devices for email and mixed work and personal concerns at least once during her tenure as secretary of state.
5. LUFTHANSA MOBILIZING CRASH VICTIMS FUNDS
The German carrier says its insurers are setting aside $300 million to deal with possible costs resulting from the Germanwings jet crash.
6. QUESTIONS REMAIN AS FORT MEADE PROBE CONTINUES
The FBI hasn’t revealed what the motive might be for two men dressed as women attempting to breach the gates of the NSA, except to say it’s not believed to be terrorism.
7. DESPONDENT GAZANS RETURN TO DESTROYED HOMES
Dismayed over the slow pace of post-war reconstruction, Gaza Strip residents are returning to uninhabitable structures while they wait for promised aid to arrive.
8. BOOZE BATTLE ERUPTS IN VOLUNTEER STATE
Two distillers say economic development in their small town is being hampered by a law governing what can be marketed as “Tennessee Whiskey.”
9. WHAT TREND IS EMERGING IN LATE-NIGHT TV
The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s replacement on “The Daily Show” spotlights a preference for hosts with a more worldly perspective.
10. WHO IS GOING TO BE ROCKING ACROSS AMERICA
The Rolling Stones announced a 15-city stadium tour that will kick off May 24 at Petco Park in San Diego, California.