Kerry attempts to allay GOP concerns of Iran pact side deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry attempted on Wednesday to allay the concerns of Republican senators who complained they are being asked to vote on the Iran nuclear deal without being privy to verification documents being separately negotiated by international nuclear inspectors.
Conservative move against Boehner a sign of discontent
WASHINGTON (AP) — An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker John Boehner of his position as the top House leader is largely symbolic, but is a sign of discontent among the more conservative wing of the House GOP.
House, Senate move toward short-term highway bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate are moving toward passage of a three-month patch to keep federal highway and transit aid flowing to states while lawmakers seek the right mix of policy and revenue to achieve a long-term transportation deal.
6 days missing: Search area for missing teens boaters grows
ABOVE THE ATLANTIC OCEAN (AP) — As the search for two missing teen boaters from Florida entered its sixth day, Coast Guard crews on Wednesday extended the search area northward off the South Carolina coast, urging vessels in the wide expanse of the Atlantic to report any potential clues they might spot.