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The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, newly returned from a visit to the West African countries worst hit by Ebola, said Friday she is self-monitoring for the virus like anyone else. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

US Ambassador Says She’s Self-Monitoring For Ebola After West Africa Trip

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, newly returned from a visit to the West African countries worst hit by Ebola, said Friday she is self-monitoring for the virus like anyone else.

10/31/2014

An Islamic State militant stands on the rubble of houses after a Syrian warplane was reported shot down by ISIS forces. (Photo by AFP/Getty Images)

US Diplomat Calls Islamic State ‘Monstrous Group’

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says America doesn’t have to be perpetually at war, but it must take on the surging Islamic State group.

09/25/2014

The United Nations Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of a U.S.-led effort to galvanize the international community against what Obama administration officials call an "unprecedented" threat from extremists flocking to Syria and Iraq.  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

U.S. Can’t Rule Out Russian Role In Downing Of Plane

U.S. Ambassador to U.N. says plane was likely shot down by Russian SA-11 missile.

07/18/2014

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, newly returned from a visit to the West African countries worst hit by Ebola, said Friday she is self-monitoring for the virus like anyone else. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

UN Ambassador: Comprehensive Iran Nuke Deal ‘Not Realistic’ Right Now

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations believes the U.S. needs to “test” the Tehran regime as western powers head back into nuclear talks with Iran next week.

11/15/2013

The Obama administration estimates that 100 to 150 people have died from chemical weapons attacks in Syria. (Photo credit  JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

Ambassador: U.N. Being Held ‘Hostage’ By Russia On Syria

U.S. United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power, an advocate for humanitarian intervention, is trying to convince Security Council members about the need for a U.S. strike against Syria at the U.N. Headquarters.

09/06/2013

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