WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry intensified efforts on Tuesday to beat back criticism of the Iran nuclear deal and convince U.S. lawmakers that rejecting it would give Tehran a fast track to a weapon and access to billions of dollars from collapsed sanctions.
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WASHINGTON - A top adviser to Donald Trump apologized on Tuesday for making "inarticulate" comments on the subject of marital rape that have ignited the latest in a series of political controversies involving the Republican presidential candidate.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday joined calls urging the U.S government to allow Puerto Rico's public entities to file for bankruptcy protection.
WASHINGTON - Republican House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton should "come clean" and turn over her private email server to the State Department's inspector general.
WASHINGTON - Burdensome occupational licensing requirements can create barriers for workers and add costs to consumers, a White House report released Tuesday found.