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Iran FM: We Believe We Are "Very Close" to Nuke Deal

Iran's foreign minister told NBC News Wednesday his country has no intention of building a nuclear weapon, and the sooner the world recognizes that, the sooner there will be a deal aimed at curbing its nuclear capabilities in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions. Mohammad Javad told Ann Curry in an exclusive interview, Iran is "prepared to work round the clock in order to reach an agreement. We believe that we are very close, very close and we could be very far." He said "there are details that need to be worked out." Javad spoke a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared before the U.S. Congress, warning against a deal, which he said "paves Iran's path to the bomb." Read »
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"My Bones Were Lying Next to Me": Boston Bombing Victim

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"Searing" DOJ Report: Ferguson PD Targeted Blacks

A "searing" Justice Department report has found police in Ferguson, Missouri, disproportionately targeted blacks, creating a "highly toxic environment defined by mistrust and resentment," Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday as he unveiled the report. The agency has also announced it won't prosecute former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old that led to weeks of protests. The decision in the Aug. 9 shooting had been expected, in part because of the high legal standard needed for a federal civil rights prosecution. Wilson, who has said Brown struck him in the face and reached for his gun during a tussle, also had been cleared by a Missouri grand jury in November and later resigned from the department. Read »
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Dr. Ben Carson: Being Gay "Absolutely" a Choice

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Norton: Let the Kids Sled on Capitol Hill!

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Homeless Man Stole Bridge Beacons, Left Them at Boston Historical Sites: Police

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