Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

Photo courtesy of the American Center for Law and Justice

White House ignores imprisoned pastor in Iran negotiations

Persecution
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/26/13, 01:20 pm

The Unites States’ agreement with Iran over its nuclear capabilities betrayed one of America’s own, held captive in Iran for his religious beliefs, says an organization representing Pastor Saeed Abedini’s family. Abedini has been in prison in Iran for 486 days and counting.

“The administration didn’t even mention Pastor Saeed in its negotiations,” wrote Jordan Sekulow, executive director of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which has advocated for Abedini’s release.

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Associated Press/Photo by Mark Sterkel/Odessa American

Midday Roundup: East Coast may not thaw in time for Thanksgiving

Newsworthy
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/25/13, 01:50 pm

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Associated Press/Photo by Martial Trezzini

Iran, world powers reach nuclear deal

International | Obama calls the deal a breakthrough, but critics say it’s a mistake to trust Iran
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/23/13, 11:55 pm

Six world powers and Iran reached an agreement limiting Tehran’s progress toward building a nuclear bomb early Sunday. The breakthrough represents the first successful diplomacy between Iran and the United States in three decades.

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