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Blackwater guards are accused of opening fire on civilians in a 2007 incident. (MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Documents: Blackwater Guards Were out Of Control

A State Department investigator warned that contractors for Blackwater Worldwide saw themselves as above the law and that the contractors, rather than department officials, were in command, according to a memo disclosed Monday.

06/30/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waves after speaking about her new book "Hard Choices" at the George Washington University in Washington on June 13, 2014. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: ‘There Are Still Some Unanswered Questions’ About Benghazi

Hillary Rodham Clinton says many unanswered questions remain about the deadly 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, even as U.S. authorities have captured their first suspect in the case.

06/18/2014

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State Department: ‘US Citizens In Iraq Remain At High Risk For Kidnapping, Terrorist Violence’

Security at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad was strengthened and some staff members sent elsewhere as Iraq was shaken with instability.

06/15/2014

Pyongyang says it his holding Jeffrey Edward Fowle for "committing acts inconsistent with the purpose of a tourist visit." (Photo of Kim Jong Un credit:Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

North Korea Says It Is Holding An American Tourist

Pyongyang says it his holding Jeffrey Edward Fowle for “committing acts inconsistent with the purpose of a tourist visit.”

06/06/2014

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., talks to reporters as he arrives at a closed door briefing on June 4, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Graham: ‘I Don’t Buy For A Moment’ That Informing Congress Of Exchange Would Have Jeopardized Bergdahl’s Life

Fears the Taliban might kill Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl if word leaked that he was being exchanged for five Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees drove the Obama administration not to notify Congress in advance about the deal, according to congressional and administration officials.

06/06/2014

Couple Captured By Taliban While Traveling In Afghanistan Say They Have Child

The married couple with a taste for exotic travel set out for Central Asia in the summer of 2012, moving as tourists through a region not normally visited by Westerners.

06/05/2014

State Dept.: US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff amid growing violence in Tripoli. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

6 Americans Held In Honduras For Weeks

State Department has confirmed that six American men who were aboard a ship have been detained in Honduras since May 5.

05/31/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks during the National Council for Behavioral Health's Annual Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on May 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Clinton Book Excerpt: ‘I Wish I Could Go Back And Revisit Certain Choices’

Hillary Rodham Clinton writes in new excerpts from her upcoming book that she wishes she could go back and reconsider some of her past decisions but she is “proud of what we accomplished” during her time as secretary of state.

05/27/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline on March 22, 2012 in Cushing, Okla. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Safety Regulators Quietly Place Extra Conditions On Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project.

05/27/2014

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Gowdy To Clinton: ‘Why Were We Still In Benghazi?’

The chairman over the committee in charge of investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks is raising critical questions about the country’s presence in a dangerous and deadly region of the world.

05/12/2014

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