The statement marks another milestone in the effort to remove Bashar Assad’s stockpiles.
Hillary Clinton mourned the loss of Nelson Mandela, “a giant among us,” while accepting a human rights award in Washington on Friday.
The FBI charged 49 current and former Russian diplomats with defrauding Medicaid.
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President Obama and Michelle Obama will be in South Africa next week to honor Mandela.
A bipartisan group of senators asked China to back off its territorial claims in the Pacific.
A group of 34 House members is calling on the Senate to approve legislation to tighten sanctions against Iran, a move the Obama administration says would disrupt ongoing nuclear negotiations with that country.
"It always seems impossible until it is done,” Kerry said.
Obama insists deal has halted Iran's progress on nuclear weapon.
"Obama's decision to rebalance to the Pacific Basin is not in question,” Biden said.