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White House goes on offense in selling Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON — Now that President Barack Obama has the framework of a nuclear deal with Iran, the White House attention is shifting to the challenging task of selling the agreement to Congress, and the administration is already deploying its troops. “In just the last 24 hours we’ve had everybody from the president to the White […]

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Black Alabama prison inmate freed after nearly 30 years on death row

Anthony Ray Hinton is thankful to be free after nearly 30 years on Alabama’s death row for murders he says he didn’t commit. And incredulous that it took so long. Hinton, 58, looked up, took in the sunshine and thanked God and his lawyers Friday morning outside the county jail in Birmingham, minutes after taking […]