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The Waldorf Astoria New York is seen October 17, 2003.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Officials Raise Spying Concerns After Chinese Company Plans Renovation At Waldorf Astoria

The sale to Anbang still allows the Hilton Corporation to run the hotel, but the deal also calls for a massive renovation, which triggered concerns in Washington.

06/18/2015

FILE -- Hillary Clinton (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Reclassifies As ‘Top Secret’ Some Of Hillary Clinton’s Released Benghazi Emails

As the holiday weekend began on Friday, the State Department released the first batch of Hillary Clinton’s emails, and among other things they show she received sensitive information about Benghazi on her unsecure home server.

05/22/2015

FILE -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the EMILY's List 30th Anniversary Gala at Hilton Washington Hotel on March 3, 2015, in Washington, D.C. (credit: Leah Puttkammer/FilmMagic)

State Department: No Record Of Hillary Clinton Signing Form About Turning Over Documents

Questions about whether Clinton signed such a document have swirled since the revelation of her use of a personal email account for government-related work.

03/17/2015

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Hillary Clinton: Personal Email Account Was Used Only For Convenience, Allowed By State Department

At a brief news conference at the United Nations, Clinton said when she began her tenure as secretary of state in 2009, she opted to use one device and one email account for both work and personal use because she thought it would be more convenient.

03/10/2015

ISIS militants in Syria. (Credit: CBS 2)

U.S. Rep., Terror Expert Shocked At State Dept. Claim That Jobs Program Can Stop ISIS

After recent displays of almost unspeakable violence by Islamic State militants, a suggestion from the U.S. State Department about how to stop terrorists is raising eyebrows.

02/17/2015

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US Issues Travel Alert For Americans Traveling Abroad

Authorities say U.S. citizens traveling abroad should be extra vigilant for possible threats in public venues.

12/20/2014

Beverly Brignoni (credit: Bernadette Lamboy)

Relatives Question Bronx Woman’s Death After Low-Cost Surgery In Dominican Republic

Beverly Brignoni was a young New Yorker seeking a less expensive way to enhance her appearance and she did what many other people are now doing: travel to the Dominican Republic for cosmetic surgery.

03/31/2014

FILE -- Rep. Steve Israel (credit: Getty Images)

Rep. Israel Fights To Get Boy In Ukraine Reunited With Mom In Queens: ‘Just Resolve It’

The boy hasn’t be able to get the necessary travel documents to be reunited with his mom and remains in Ukraine amid growing unrest.

03/20/2014

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NYPD Beefs Up Security Amid Online Terror ‘Chatter’

Police in New York City have beefed up security at iconic locations like the Empire State Building and World Trade Center amid online “chatter” about terror threats.

08/05/2013

FILE - Passengers wait to clear security at an airport (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

U.S. Issues Global Travel Alert Over Al-Qaeda Threat

The State Department says the potential for terrorism is particularly strong in the Middle East and North Africa. It says an attack could occur or come from the Arabian Peninsula.

08/02/2013

A passenger is escorted off a United Airlines flight from Hong Kong to Newark on June 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Who Ranted About Poison, CIA On Plane Had Worked For State Department

A man who went on a rant about national security on a flight from Hong Kong to Newark-Liberty International Airport Monday once worked for the U.S. State Department.

06/18/2013

FILE - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) receives a note from her aide Huma Abedin (L) on March 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Anthony Weiner Defends Wife As Senator Questions Her Private Consulting Work

While working as then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s aide, Abedin was also earning a six-figure salary as a consultant. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) has questioned whether Huma Abedin disclosed her dual role to the federal government.

06/16/2013

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House - May 16, 2013 (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: Scandals Hit The White House

It’s that time again, time to use a lie detector on the people running the country.

05/17/2013

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Planning To Return To Work Next Week

One day after being released from New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, where she was being treated for a blood clot in her head, Clinton was at home resting, but was far from idle.

01/03/2013

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Secretary Of State Clinton Faints, Suffers Concussion

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was recovering at home Saturday after fainting and suffering a concussion.

12/15/2012

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