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The White House, which halted weapons transfers to Egypt in mid-2013 to protest a military takeover and harsh political crackdown there, reversed course Tuesday and announced a quick infusion of military aid to help Cairo respond to mounting turmoil in the Middle East.W.J. Hennigan and Laura King
Andrew Getty, an heir to the Getty oil fortune, was found dead at his Los Angeles home Tuesday. Los Angeles police were investigating. Getty's parents Ann and Gordon Getty confirmed his death late Tuesday night in a statement.Matt Hamilton
The government’s case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the admitted Boston Marathon bomber, ended Monday where it began, with a raw, wrenching account of the carnage wrought nearly two years ago by Tsarnaev on Boylston Street.Katharine Q. Seelye
The Arkansas Legislature on Tuesday passed its version of a bill described by proponents as a religious freedom law, even as Indiana’s political leaders struggled to gain control over a growing backlash that has led to calls to boycott the state.Campbell Robertson,Richard Perez-Pena
The one-day extension came with a White House warning that the Obama administration was prepared to step back from its diplomatic efforts if it concluded that the initial accord could not be reached.David E. Sanger and Michael R. Gordon
The co-pilot at the controls of the German jetliner that crashed in the French Alps last week informed Lufthansa in 2009 that he had suffered from severe depression, the company said Tuesday.NICHOLAS KULISH,Jack Ewing
With anger swelling over corruption, inequality and a devastating Islamist insurgency in the nation’s north, Nigerians chose a former general who once ruled with an iron hand to be their next president, according to election results Tuesday.Adam Nossiter
Negotiators from the United States, Iran and five other nations appeared Tuesday to be struggling to move closer to a preliminary accord to limit Tehran’s nuclear program, and signaled that they might be prepared to work into Wednesday.Michael R. Gordon and David E. Sanger
Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana said Tuesday that he had asked lawmakers to change the state’s religious freedom law to make it clear that businesses cannot discriminate against gays and lesbians.Richard Pérez-Peña
He was 53 inches tall and weighed 69 pounds, the medical examiner testified. Prosecutors showed jurors the shredded, blood-stained shirts, pants, and shoes the boy wore on April 15, 2013, the day of the Boston Marathon bombings.Milton J. Valencia
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