State Department

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

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)

Sen. John McCain Defends Huma Abedin Against Muslim Brotherhood Allegations

McCain strongly defended a longtime aide to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton against unsubstantiated allegations that her family has ties to Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.

07/19/2012

The family of baby Angel Hollins is trying to bring the child's grandmother from China to the United States.  Angel has a terminal illness and has never met her grandmother before. (credit: Personal Photos)

EXCLUSIVE: Chinese Woman Repeatedly Denied Visa To Visit Dying Grandchild On Long Island

With their daughter suffering from a terminal illness, the Hollins family is hoping for a miracle, but at the very least, they want their daughter’s only living grandparent to meet her before the child dies.

05/14/2012

A Continental Airlines jet is seen at Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Passengers At Newark Airport Not Worried About 9/11 Travel Warning

The U.S. has issued a worldwide travel alert ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The alert cautions Americans about the continued threat posed by al-Qaida and other groups.

09/02/2011

Ilan Grapel (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Man Arrested In Egypt & Accused Of Being An Israeli Spy

The family of Ilan Grapel was able to speak with the 27-year-old man on Sunday and said he told them he was being treated well. Meanwhile, the State Department indicated that its ability in the case was limited.

06/13/2011

An EgyptAir worker attempts to manage a huge crowd of people looking for flights out of Egypt at Cairo International Airport. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Relieved Passengers Arrive At JFK Airport From Egypt

The first commercial flight to land in the United States from Egypt since anti-government protests erupted there arrived at John F. Kennedy Airport Monday night.

01/31/2011

The WikiLeaks homepage is seen on Nov 28, 2010 - Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

King, Lieberman Condemn Latest WikiLeaks Disclosure

The top Republican on the House Intelligence Cmte. said the disclosure of classified State Dept. documents undermines U.S. credibility with the rest of the world.

11/29/2010

Passengers At JFK Airport (credit: CBS 2)

Terror Threat Has Little Effect On Local Airlines

The State Departments travel alert was one step below a travel warning and did not advise Americans to cancel their European travel plans.

10/04/2010

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Unfazed By Terror Warning Sunday

“Current information suggests that al-Qaida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks,” the warning said.

10/03/2010

(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, Pool)

Imam Rauf Returns To U.S. Following Middle East Tour

The imam who has become a public face of a proposed Islamic community center and mosque near ground zero has returned to the United States following a tour of the Middle East.

09/06/2010

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