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Ex-Marine Held in Iran Arrives Home in US After Swap

Former U.S. Marine Amir Hekmati, released by Iran in a prisoner swap last weekend, arrived home Thursday after more than four years in jail in the Islamic Republic where he faced the death sentence at one point. Hekmati 32, touched down in a private jet at the airport in his hometown of Flint, Michigan and stepped on to a small red carpet on the tarmac. "I am happy to finally be home. It's been a very long road, a very long journey. Unfortunately, many people have traveled...

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