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Low-Key Obama Aide at Center of Secret Iran Talks

Last summer, while Jake Sullivan was traveling with his boss, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, he quietly disappeared during a stop in Paris. He showed up again a few days later, rejoining Clinton’s traveling contingent in Mongolia.

12/23/2013

Devyano Khobragade was arrested last week on charges she lied on a visa application about how much she paid her housekeeper. (Credit: Facebook)

U.S. Attorney: Indian Diplomat Treated Very Well

A federal prosecutor is defending the arrest and strip-search of an Indian diplomat held on visa charges.

12/19/2013

CIA officers revealed a clash over how quickly they should go help the besieged U.S. ambassador during the 2012 attack on an outpost in Libya, and a standing order for them to avoid violent encounters, according to a congressman and others who heard their private congressional testimony or were briefed on it. (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

CIA: Benghazi Team Clash Led To ‘Stand Down’ Report

CIA officers revealed a clash over how quickly they should go help the besieged U.S. ambassador during the 2012 attack on an outpost in Libya, and a standing order for them to avoid violent encounters, according to a congressman and others who heard their private congressional testimony or were briefed on it.

12/14/2013

Some of the Navy's newest weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars," with lasers designed to shoot down drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds. (U.S. Navy photo by David C. Mercil/Newsmakers)

US: Chinese Warship Nearly Struck Navy Cruiser

U.S. military officials say a Chinese warship nearly collided with an American Navy guided missile cruiser operating in international waters.

12/14/2013

Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students are flocking to U.S. colleges and universities, helping to drive the number of international students studying in America to record levels.  PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Record Number Of Foreign Students In US, Americans Studying Abroad

Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students are flocking to U.S. colleges and universities, helping to drive the number of international students studying in America to record levels.

11/11/2013

They are increasingly ethnically diverse, more educated and less likely to be married — all factors that make them less likely to own a home, said a new report released Wednesday by Trulia, the online real estate firm. After adjusting for these population changes, younger Americans are actually buying homes at the same rate as they did during the late-1990s. David McNew/Getty Images

Shutdown Impact: Veterans Regional Offices Close

A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.

10/06/2013

President Barack Obama seems determined to make sure he doesn't have another Benghazi. (BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Post-Benghazi, Obama Remains Cautious With Embassies

President Barack Obama seems determined to make sure he doesn’t have another Benghazi.

08/10/2013

File photo of Terry McAuliffe and Hillary Clinton. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton To Headline First Political Event Since Leaving State Dept. At McAuliffe Fundraiser

Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to headline her first political event since leaving the State Department, raising money for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.

08/10/2013

An American flag flies over the U.S. Consulate on Aug. 4, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. (credit: Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

CBS News: Terrorists Already Have Orders, Could Be In Place For Attacks

U.S. intelligence officials are dealing with the most credible terrorist threat in years as 19 diplomatic posts in the Middle East and Africa remain closed through this upcoming Saturday.

08/05/2013

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Worldwide Travel Alert Issued By State Dept. Due to al-Qaida Threat

A worldwide travel alert has been issued by the State Department because of a terrorist threat from al-Qaida.

08/02/2013

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