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Obama Defends US Process On Keystone XL

President Barack Obama is defending the lengthy process the U.S. is using to decide whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

02/19/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama, right, speaks during a meeting with Abdurabu Mansur Hadi, Yemen's president, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013.  (credit: Andrew Harrer/Getty Images)

Tighter Security At Some US Missions Over al-Qaida

Security forces closed roads, put up extra blast walls and increased patrols Sunday near some of the more than 20 U.S. diplomatic missions in the Muslim world that Washington had ordered closed for the weekend following warnings of a possible al-Qaida attack.

08/04/2013

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Ex-State Dept. Aide Gets 1 Year for Taking Bribe

A former security officer with the State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service has been sentenced to a year in prison for accepting gifts in exchange for helping a Jamaican musician gain a U.S. visa.

07/09/2013

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CBS News: U.S. State Department Cover-Ups Range From Prostitution Charges to Drug Rings

Uncovered documents show the U.S. State Department may have covered up allegations of illegal behavior ranging from sexual assaults to an underground drug ring.

06/10/2013

Philanthropist David Rubenstein has lent a historic copy of the Declaration of Independence to the U.S. State Department and will have it reproduced to be shown in every U.S. embassy. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Copies Of US Declaration Of Independence To Appear In Embassies Abroad

Philanthropist David Rubenstein has lent a historic copy of the Declaration of Independence to the U.S. State Department and will have it reproduced to be shown in every U.S. embassy.

05/01/2013

A recent study finds that both Israeli and Palestinian textbooks present one-sided versions of history and culture. (Photo credit - HAZEM BADER/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Israeli And Palestinian Schoolbooks Show Biased Versions Of History

Both Israeli and Palestinian schoolbooks largely present one-sided narratives of the conflict between the two peoples and tend to ignore the existence of the other side, but rarely resort to demonization, a study released Monday said.

02/04/2013

Killed ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens' family does not support CNN's usage of the slain man's diary. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CNN’s Use Of Slain Ambassador’s Diary Angers US State Department

A U.S. State Department spokesman says CNN reported on the personal journal of slain American ambassador Christopher Stevens over objections from his family.

09/22/2012