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Lawmakers look to sanctions if Iran deal falters
Lawmakers are making contingency plans for what happens if — or when — the nuclear accord with Iran falls apart.
Report due on Sandy Hook shooting investigation
Investigators planned to release a long-awaited report Monday on the Newtown school shooting that could provide some of the first official answers to questions about the history of the gunman and the police response to one of the worst school shootings in history.
School superintendent charged in rape case inquiry
An Ohio school superintendent, two coaches and a principal were charged by a grand jury that investigated whether other laws were broken in the rape of a drunken 16-year-old girl, the state’s attorney general said Monday.
Wisconsin collector puts rare comics on auction block
Holy auction block, Batman!
Taylor Swift wins AMA artist of the year
Taylor Swift’s fans have done it again, voting her the American Music Awards artist of the year for a third time.
10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
Korean ex-leprosy patients return to island colony
Kang Sun Bong once considered this tiny island a “hell on earth,” a place where hospital workers beat the leprosy patients exiled here and forced them into harsh labor, sterilizations and abortions. But three years ago, old, sick and broke, Kang returned to the place he’d been banished with his mother decades ago.
Afghan president delays signing US deal
President Hamid Karzai cast fresh doubt on the future presence of thousands of American and allied forces on Sunday by rejecting a recommendation by an Afghan assembly of dignitaries to quickly sign a long-delayed security pact with the United States.
Secret US-Iran talks set stage for nuke deal
The United States and Iran secretly engaged in a series of high-level, face-to-face talks over the past year, in a high-stakes diplomatic gamble by the Obama administration that paved the way for the historic deal sealed early Sunday in Geneva aimed at slowing Tehran’s nuclear program, The Associated Press has learned.
Congress plans tough Iran sanctions if deal fails
Lawmakers from both parties said Sunday they are skeptical that Iran will stick to a new nuclear deal and want Congress to prepare beefed up economic penalties to hit Tehran if the accord falls apart.
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