State Dept.: US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff amid growing violence in Tripoli.
Egypt’s Antiquities’ Ministry has criticized a U.S. Embassy message to American citizens in the country, urging them to be extra cautious because of recent incidents near the pyramids in Giza.
Prosecutors say they have agreed to charge the Army private who released more than 700,000 secret U.S. documents to the WikiLeaks site with a lesser offense on one of the 22 counts against him.
Mitt Romney has criticized the Obama administration for allowing a blind Chinese dissident to leave the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.