French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius leaves the Intercontinental hotel, after talks over Iran's nuclear programme in Geneva on November 23, 2013.  (credit: ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images)

French Foreign Minister: Iran Nuclear Deal Reached

The French foreign minister says Iran and six world powers have reached a first-stage agreement on curbing Iran’s nuclear program in return for sanctions relief.


File photo of JPMorgan Chase & Co Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon.  (credit:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Govt, JPMorgan Reach Tentative Deal

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has tentatively agreed to pay $13 billion to settle allegations surrounding the quality of mortgage-backed securities it sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, a person familiar with the negotiations between the bank and the federal government said Saturday.


Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., heads to the weekly Senate Republicans policy luncheon on March 19, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Ready To Unveil Immigration Deal

A bipartisan group of senators is almost ready to share with colleagues and voters an immigration overhaul crafted over several months.


President Obama had some harsh words for Republican opposition to his second term objectives. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Asks Congress For Short-Term Budget Fix

President Barack Obama is pressing Congress to pass another short-term mix of spending cuts and tax changes while they hash out a broader budget deal.