As Relations Warmed, Secret Talks Paved Way for Iran Deal

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_a5f0751290.jpgFABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images (GENEVA) -- This weekend's nuclear deal with Iran may have come together after two short rounds of negotiation in Geneva, but it's been long in the making. For months leading up to negotiations between Iran and world powers in Geneva this month, Deputy Secretary of State William Burns and Jake Sullivan, national security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, quietly held at least five meetings with Iranian officials, a senior Obama administration official told ABC News.

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Iran, World Powers Reach Nuclear Deal

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_49563c92d7.jpg (GENEVA) -- Iran and six world powers reached a preliminary deal Sunday morning to freeze key parts of Tehran's nuclear program in return for temporary relief on economic sanctions. The initial six-month deal, which came after four days of negotiations, was sealed at a ceremony in Geneva's Palace of Nations. Under the agreement, Iran is required to halt much of its program and roll back certain elements, including halting enrichment above 5 per cent and neutralizing its stockpile of uranium.

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Sec. of State John Kerry Joins Iran Talks in Geneva

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_f4319a539c.jpgDouglas Graham/CQ Roll Call (GENEVA) --  Secretary of State John Kerry left for Geneva on Friday to meet with his counterparts from Russia, Britain, France, Germany, and China, and Kerry says there's still a chance the United States and its allies can hammer out a six-month agreement with Iran over its nuclear program. But, the secretary wouldn't say much when asked for details on the meetings. Kerry said, "We're just having good conversation and working away."

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'Underdog' Rescued From Plunge into Open Pit Diamond Mine

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_69b7c2b8a1.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (KIMBERLEY, South Africa) -- It was a daring rescue involving seven first responders and a rig suspended over the deepest hand-dug pit in the world, an open-pit diamond mine in Kimberley, South Africa. At the bottom was their treasure: not precious gems, but a little brown Labrador the public has nicknamed "Underdog."

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Prince Harry Visits Antarctica to Raise Money for Wounded Veterans

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_f308fdd185.jpgMax Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images (NOVO, Antarctica) -- Prince Harry has arrived in Antarctica where he plans to take part in a charity race across the frozen continent to raise money for wounded veterans. Weather delayed the royal and his fellow teammates in South Africa for two days, but on Friday Prince Harry arrived in Antarctica in time to prep for the race organized by the United Kingdom-based charity, Walking With the Wounded.

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