First watch: Iran nuke deal reaction, Sandy Hook report, the longest-married couple

McClatchy Washington BureauNovember 25, 2013 

>>New this morning: "Decisions are being made" about changes to the government's mass surveillance of citizens and foreigners, but they are largely being kept secret despite promises of transparency.

>>New this weekend: Congress may pass new sanctions against Iran despite a landmark agreement reached this weekend to curb the country's nuclear capacity. Related developments:

  • Obama hails Geneva accord as first in decade to roll back Iran’s nuclear program
  • Experts: Interim deal paves the way only for still tougher Iran nuclear talks
  • Israel blasts interim Iran deal, saying it doesn’t cripple march to a bomb
  • Despite concerns, Iran’s Arab Gulf rivals greet interim nuclear deal with silence
  • EU’s Ashton given credit for keeping tense Iran talks on an even keel
  • A report is due out today summarizing the investigation into the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that killed 20 children and six adults a year ago. Many questions will remain unanswered, though, in part because investigators are resisting requests to release police evidence and 911 recordings.

    Holiday travel is already messy in the southwestern U.S., as snow and rain canceled flights. The East Coast will see similar storms just before Thanksgiving.

    And congratulations to America's longest-married couple celebrating their 81st anniversary today. John Betar is 102 years old and his wife Ann is 98. They eloped in 1932.

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