CAIRO (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is in Egypt to deliver a message about the importance of economic and constitutional reforms to a skeptical, if not outright hostile leadership. Many in Egypt are deeply distrustful of Washington after U.S. aid was suspended because of the ouster of the country's first democratically elected president. Many consider it interference in a domestic issue.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran' Supreme Leader says diplomats engaged in nuclear talks with the West should be allowed to pursue a difficult assignment without interference. The remarks by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei today are his latest show of support for President Hassan Rouhani's (hah-SAHN' roh-HAH'-neez) policy of outreach to the West.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Some of the world's top climate scientists say a revival of nuclear power is key to cutting fossil fuel pollution. Four scientists who have played a key role in alerting the public to the dangers of climate change sent letters today to leading environmental groups and politicians around the world, asking them to support development of safer nuclear power. The scientists say wind and solar energy won't be enough.
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama is crossing the Potomac River into Virginia for a little politicking today. He'll campaign for Terry McAuliffe, who is running for governor against Republican Ken Cuccinelli in what's been a bitter campaign. A lot of it has been about getting people to vote in what's expected to be a low-turnout election.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Marathon will be back in business today with more than 47,000 runners expected to take part in the 43rd edition. It comes a year after the last-minute cancellation of the contest due to Superstorm Sandy. There will be increased security, especially near the finish line, prompted by the Boston Marathon bombing.