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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.


Hillary Clinton tells business leaders in San Francisco she is considering a presidential run. (Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Says She’s Considering Presidential Run In 2016

Mrs. Clinton says she wants to answer why she would run.


Hillary Clinton speaks at a launch event hosted by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for a new organization, the U.S. Global Development Lab, on April 3, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: US Has Been Hurt By ‘Pure Ideology’

Hillary Rodham Clinton says excessive partisanship is causing the U.S. to march “backwards instead of forward” and the nation needs to create “an inclusive prosperity” that helps young people find good jobs.


Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird speaks on the U.S. - Canada relationship as he urges the U.S. to decide the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 16, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Canadian Foreign Minister: ‘The Time For A Decision On Keystone Is Now’

Canada’s foreign minister said Thursday it’s time for the Obama administration to make a decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline even if the answer is no.


South Sudanese soldiers patrol the streets of the capital, Juba. (SAMIR BOL/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Embassy Begins Evacuating Personnel From South Sudan

There are reports of anti-government forces approaching the capital.


A solar panel is seen in the snow at Summit Station, which is a scientific research station sponsored by the National Science Foundation, operated by CH2M Hill Polar Services (CPS) with research guidance from the Summit Science Coordination Office, where year-round monitoring of key climate variables are conducted to study air-snow interactions on July 11, 2013 at Summit Station, Greenland. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

US Racing To Keep Pace With Stepped-Up Activity In Arctic Frontier

The U.S. is racing to keep pace with stepped-up activity in the once sleepy Arctic frontier, but it is far from being in the lead.


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Bipartisan Bill Seeks To Boost Foreign Adoptions

Amid partisan conflict in Congress, dozens of lawmakers from both parties — including staunch liberals and conservatives — have united behind a bill that supporters say addresses a heart-rending issue beyond politics: the millions of foreign children languishing in orphanages or otherwise at risk because they have no immediate family.


File photo of newborn children in a nursery. (Photo by DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP/Getty Images)

Bipartisan Bill Seeks To Boost Foreign Adoptions

Amid partisan conflict in Congress, dozens of lawmakers from both parties have united behind a bill that would encourage more adoptions of foreign orphans by Americans.


File photo of the White House. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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.


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.





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