What We're Following This Afternoon

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Kerry thanks Iranians: The secretary of state also lauded the “critical role diplomacy plays in keeping our country safe.” Iran freed 10 Navy sailors and their two boats, a day after they inadvertently crossed into Iranian territorial waters.

GE is moving to Boston: It’s leaving Connecticut, its home of home of more than 40 years, in a dispute over taxes, the Boston Globe reports. A public announcement is expected tomorrow. GE confirmed the move in a statement.

The Powerball drawing is tonight: The jackpot stands at $1.5 billion. Your odds of winning? Let’s just say they aren’t good.

Our headlines from the morning are here.