Drivers found themselves without traction Thursday afternoon in Beaverton as snow hit the region. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. (Portland Tribune/Dan Brood)

Portland wakes up to winter wonderland

Another 2 to 4 inches of snow are expected Friday. All schools are closed, and several major employers — including Nike and Daimler — have…

FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2013, file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in the hope of persuading Congress to not forge any new economic sanctions on Iran that could break the recent historic agreement that would end Iran’s progress toward weapons-grade uranium. The Obama administration enters the year locked in a battle with Congress over whether to plow ahead with new economic sanctions against Iran or cautiously wait to see if last year’s breakthrough nuclear agreement holds. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

US waives sanctions on Iran broadcaster

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is temporarily waiving sanctions on Iran’s state broadcaster, a senior Obama administration offic…