While experts agree that the U.S. government never intended for sanctions against Iran to burden Iranian-Americans, some critics say the collateral effects snare those living in the U.S. -- even after January's nuclear deal.
Many sweeping sanctions ended with the news that Iran's nuclear program has complied with a landmark agreement. But a new round of limited sanctions were announced Sunday in response to an October missile test that violated a United Nations ban.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The White House says it has more diplomatic and technical work to do before it will announce further sanctions in response to ballistic missile launches by Iran.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and other congressional leaders expressed doubts Sunday about a historic agreement with Iran to address that country's nuclear program, predicting President Barack Obama could face hurdles in Congress if negotiators reach…
In other news Thursday, the cap on the ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico was again operational, following a strike by a remote-controlled submarine on Wednesday. Also, President Barack Obama welcomed Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to Washington, though…
The government's response to the California wildfires evoked comparisons with Hurricane Katrina, while the United States imposed new sanctions against Iran. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week's news.
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