Little precedent for Iran payment

America’s $400 million cash delivery to Iran to repay a decades-old arbitration claim may be unprecedented in recent U.S. history, according to legal experts and diplomatic historians, raising further questions about a payment timed to help free four American prisoners in Iran.

NASA gets close look at Jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft on Saturday flew closer to Jupiter than any other space probe has flown before and began sending back data and images of the giant of the solar system, the U.S. space agency says. Juno made its closest approach over Jupiter at a distance of 2,600 miles above the plane’s swirling clouds, according to NASA.

Swing state is still up for grabs

The most diverse battleground state, Nevada should be secure for Democrats, at least on paper. But there are enough people still rattled by the recession and frustrated about other things to make it one of Donald Trump’s best swing states.

GM recalls thousands of vehicles

General Motors is recalling nearly 368,000 vehicles to fix a defective part that could prevent the windshield wipers from working. The problem affects the 2013 models of the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain.

U.S. sees weakening terror group

The Pentagon and U.S. intelligence agencies view Islamic State as a shrinking and increasingly demoralized military force, a sharp shift from the seemingly invincible extremist army that declared an Islamist caliphate two years ago.