State Department Temporarily Shuts Down Online Booking System For Passport Appointments, Adding Frustration To Post-Pandemic BacklogThe State Department has temporarily removed the online booking system for appointments on its website. It's the latest frustration for many trying to get passports.
Gottheimer: State Department Must Act On Massive Passport BacklogAbout two million passports are in a holding pattern, waiting for processing at the State Department. Right now, there's an 18 week wait.
Sen. Schumer Turns Up Heat On State Department To End Massive Backlog Of Passports Needing To Be Obtained Or RenewedSen. Chuck Schumer is calling on the State Department to act and get tens of thousands of New Yorkers out of what he calls "passport purgatory."
Desperate Tri-State Area Travelers Facing Incredibly Long Odds Getting Passport Renewals In Time For Upcoming TripsMore than 1 million passports are pending in swamped offices across the country.
Dominican Republic Tourist Deaths: Queens Mother Becomes 12th Linked To DR ResortsThe family says all members of their group who visited the Sunscape Bávaro Beach Punta Cana in May of 2018 felt sick during their stay.
Dominican Republic Tourist Deaths: 2 More American Tourists Added To Mystery ListThe FBI is investigating the deaths of nine other American tourists who passed away under mysterious circumstances over the last year.
Dominican Republic Tourist Deaths: Staten Island Mother Becomes Latest Person To Mysteriously Die In DRThe 53-year-old’s only son got the news when the U.S. embassy in the D.R. called him to tell him she died of a heart attack.
Travel Advisory Issued After 8 Bodies Found In CancunThe U.S. Department Of State has issued a level two travel advisory after eight bodies were found in the resort city of Cancun.
Obama Administration Officials: Iran Wanted 'Immediate Access' To CashObama administration officials are defending the payment of $1.7 billion to Iran -- including a delivery of an initial $400 million in cash on January 17th.
State Department: New Jersey Taking In More Syrian RefugeesNew Jersey has taken in almost as many Syrian refugees in the past month as it did in 2014 and 2015 combined, according to U.S. State Department data.
Terror Worries Prompt Worldwide Travel Alert From State DepartmentThe U.S. State Department issued a worldwide travel alert Monday, warning U.S. citizens of possible travel risks due to terrorist threats.
Lawyer: Feds Investigating Security Of Hillary Clinton EmailClinton's emails have been under scrutiny since The Associated Press revealed in March that she used a private "homebrew" server traced to her Chappaqua home.
State Department: Only 4 Hillary Clinton Emails Found About Drone Strikes, SurveillanceThe U.S. State Department said Tuesday that it can find only four emails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain U.S. surveillance programs.
Jersey City Police Officer Found Dead In CambodiaA Jersey City police officer died this week while traveling in Cambodia, officials said Thursday.
Seen At 11: Travel Insurance Offering Coverage For ChaosEbola, terrorism and political unrest can make a traveler think twice about booking a trip.