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Sir Mark Lyall Grant, British Ambassador to the United Nations, with the Secretariat in the background at One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on the East Side - Sep 12, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

On Foreign Soil: British U.N. Ambassador Talks NYC’s ‘Vibrancy’ And More

He’s been posted to Pretoria, Islamabad, and Paris. But now, Sir Mark Lyall Grant is an Englishman in New York.

09/14/2012

A picture shows damage inside the burnt U.S. consulate building in Benghazi on September 13, 2012 following an attack on the building late on September 11 in which the US ambassador to Libya and three other US nationals were killed. (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Libya Announces 4 Arrests In Deadly Attack On U.S. Consulate

Heavily armed militants used a protest of an anti-Islam film as a cover and may have had help from inside Libyan security in their deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate, a senior Libyan official said Thursday.

09/13/2012

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama Is Misguided And Ignores The Facts

In seeking to define President Obama as a foreign policy failure, sympathetic to Muslim protesters, Mitt Romney ignored the fact that Americans were killed and under threat overseas.

09/13/2012

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

Rania Nekaa, originally from Algeria, said those who attacked the U.S. consulate in Libya must be "out of their minds." (credit: CBS 2)

Arab Americans In Queens Condemn Libya Consulate Attack, Struggle To Understand Motivations

The murders of the U.S. citizens, including that of Chris Stevens, the American ambassador credited with saving the Libyan city of Benghazi during last year’s revolution, had some wondering, why?

09/12/2012

Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens was killed by a mob in Libya on Sept. 11, 2012. (credit: Mahmud Turkia/AFP/GettyImages)

U.S. Officials Say Libya Consulate Attack May Have Been Targeted On 9/11 Anniversary

Ambassador Chris Stevens, 52, was killed when he and a group of embassy employees went to the consulate to try to evacuate staff as the building came under attack by a mob guns and rocket-propelled grenades.

09/12/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama’s Foreign Policy Is On Target

As unfortunate as the events are, Romney’s comments about Obama ring true. Prior to the tragic event and even after, President Obama appears to excuse and apologize for the horrendous events that take place in the world – including those against Americans.

09/12/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Comments On Embassy Attacks Show He Isn’t Ready To Be President

There are moments like the tragedy that unfolded in Egypt and Libya that test candidates. The element of surprise often illuminates a candidate’s ability to inspire and to lead.

09/12/2012

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Man Convicted Of Bombing Pan-Am Flight 103 Dies At Home

A New Jersey woman whose daughter was killed in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing says the death of the only person ever convicted in the case should not be used as an excuse to end any ongoing investigations into who planned and carried out the blast.

05/20/2012

The wreckage of PanAm 103 is seen in Lockerbie, Scotland - Dec 22, 1988 (credit: LETKEY/AFP/Getty Images)

For Many, Gadhafi’s Death Changes Meaning Of PanAm 103 Anniversary

The feeling of loss the might not be different 23 years after the crash of PanAm 103, but just about everything else is.

12/21/2011

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

CBS 2 Interview: Long Island Congressman Peter King

CBS 2′s Don Dahler speaks with Long Island Congressman Peter King about the withdrawal of troops from Iraq, Moammar Gadhafi’s killing, and the foiled terrorist attack involving Iran.

10/23/2011

Moammar Gadhafi (file / credit: MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

CT Professor Was Translator For Moammar Gadhafi; NJ Mansion Still Libya’s

No one in Libya was untouched by the tyranny of now late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, according to Dr. Abubaker Saad.

10/21/2011

In Doha in 2009, Gadhafi sported a clash of colors while declaring himself "King of Kings of Africa." Fierce! (credit: Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)

Susan Cohen, Whose Daughter Was Killed In Pan Am 103 Bombing, Reacts To Report Of Gadhafi’s Death

Gadhafi was alleged to be behind the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 back in 1988. The 747 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 259 people on board and 11 on the ground.

10/20/2011

The wreckage of PanAm 103 is seen in Lockerbie, Scotland - Dec 22, 1988 (credit: LETKEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Susan Cohen, Mother Of Woman Killed In Lockerbie Bombing, Elated Rebels In Libya Are Pushing For Moammar Gadhafi’s Ouster

NATO says it’ll continue combat air patrols over Libya until all of Moammar Gadhafi’s forces surrender, and this is bringing great joy to one mother in New Jersey.

08/22/2011

Ernie Darby hugs his son Davis Darby as they salvage what they can from their house after it was destroyed by a massive tornado - Joplin, MO - May 24, 2011 (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Natural Disasters Keep Stamford-Based AmeriCares Busy

While still providing aid to dozens of countries overseas, AmeriCares has been sending relief to flood and tornado stricken states in the south and Midwest.

05/24/2011

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