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Obama Calls on Iran to Free Detained Americans

Invoking the "familial spirit" of the Persian new year, U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday called for Iran to free three imprisoned Americans and to help find a fourth who went missing there eight years ago. The Nowruz holiday "is a time for reuniting and rejoicing with loved ones and sharing hopes for the new year," Obama said in a statement seeking the "immediate release" of American detainees Saeed Abedini, Amir Hekmati and Jason Rezaian, as well as...

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