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These artifacts were seized by the U.S. in the headquarters of Saddam Hussein's police Iraq a decade ago. (Photo: CBS 2)

Long Island Jews Unite To Keep Artifacts Seized From Saddam Hussein’s Police

Thousands of Jewish artifacts found in Iraq a decade ago have been restored and are now on public display — but not for long.

03/17/2014

Jalalabad Bombing

Bomber Strikes Consulate In Afghanistan Amid Travel Warning

The Indian consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, was struck by a suicide bomber overnight – amid warnings against American targets and travel warnings for American citizens.

08/03/2013

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

Dennis Rodman (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Rodman Plans To Vacation With Kim Jong Un, Head To Rome In Makeshift Popemobile

In a bizarre twist, the Hall of Famer is expected to arrive in St. Peter’s Square on Wednesday in a makeshift popemobile as he campaigns for Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana to become the church’s first black pope.

03/12/2013

A car vehicle burns after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. An armed mob protesting over a film they said offended Islam, attacked the US consulate in Benghazi and set fire to the building, killing one American, witnesses and officials said.          AFP PHOTO        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/GettyImages)

Scathing Report Rocks U.S. State Department In Wake Of Benghazi Attack

People have been fired at the State Department in the wake of a damning report on the lack of security at the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that led to the death of the ambassador and three other Americans.

12/19/2012

Yarelis Bonilla (credit: CBS 2)

Visa Denied For Sister Of NJ Girl In Desperate Need Of Bone Marrow Transplant

An Elizabeth, N.J. girl is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. Her sister Giselles is the only available donor, she has been denied a travel visa to the United States.

11/28/2011

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Columbia U Diplomacy Students Warned About Cables

Columbia University students eyeing careers in diplomacy are being warned to avoid linking to or posting comments about secret U.S. documents released by the WikiLeaks website.

12/04/2010

Commissioner Kelly visits Haiti to discuss NYPD assignment in the country. (Photo/DCPI)

NYPD To Help Haiti Improve Security

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly traveled to Haiti Monday to discuss the upcoming assignment of six NYPD officers to the country.

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