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Family members of Americans held or missing in Iran attend a hearing of the Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. From left: Ali Rezaian, brother of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian; Nagameh Abedini, wife of Saeed Abedini; Sarah Hekmati, sister of Amir Hekmati; and Daniel Levinson, son of Robert Levinson. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Families Appeal To Congress, Call For Release Of Americans Held In Iran

The four families testify before a House committee and urge the U.S. to step up efforts. The renewed focus comes as Iran and world powers try to work out a nuclear deal ahead of a June 30 deadline.

A South Korean walks through a market in Seoul wearing a mask. South Korean President Park Geun-Hye scolded health officials over their "insufficient" response to an outbreak of the MERS virus. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South Koreans Mask Up In The Face Of MERS Scare

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Family members of Americans held or missing in Iran attend a hearing of the Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. From left: Ali Rezaian, brother of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian; Nagameh Abedini, wife of Saeed Abedini; Sarah Hekmati, sister of Amir Hekmati; and Daniel Levinson, son of Robert Levinson. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Families Appeal To Congress, Call For Release Of Americans Held In Iran

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