By Meghashyam Mali | 11/18/13 11:39 AM
President Obama will meet with key senators on Tuesday to update them on the status of nuclear talks with Iran, the White House announced. The meeting comes as the White House looks to avert a new push on Capitol Hill for additional sanctions on Iran, which Obama has said could derail fragile...
11/18/13 09:16 AM
Envoys at two weeks of negotiations due to finish in Warsaw, Poland, on Nov. 22 are trying to craft the first parts of a new deal to fight climate change. They aim to adopt an agreement in 2015 that would bind all nations to limit emissions from 2020, replacing the existing Kyoto Protocol.
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 12:40 PM
Two militant groups believed to be responsible for the deaths of thousands of people in northeast and central Nigeria have been designated as foreign terrorist organizations, the State Department said Wednesday.
By Editorial Writer | 11/11/13 05:28 AM
Sen. Lindsey Graham has thrown down the gauntlet to President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: No administration nominees move in the Senate until the administration ends the cover-up of what happened at Benghazi and Congress is allowed to interview the five State Department...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/08/13 12:30 PM
The White House said any criticism of an expected deal between the U.S. and Iran that would put a halt to Tehran's nuclear program and life some sanctions was “premature” because the two sides had yet to finalize an agreement.
By Susan Crabtree | 11/08/13 10:36 AM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted details of an expected deal between the U.S. and Iran that would freeze elements of Tehran's nuclear program along with limited sanctions relief just as Secretary of State John Kerry was arriving in Geneva to finalize the agreement.
By Associated Press | 11/06/13 03:35 PM
Washington — A former U.S. visa chief in Vietnam has pleaded guilty to bribery and other charges for accepting more than $3 million in bribes in exchange for visas for entry into the U.S. Michael T. Sestak pleaded guilty to the charges on Tuesday and faces roughly 19 ½ years to 24 ½ years...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/05/13 06:11 PM
When Hillary Clinton returned to the campaign trail recently on behalf of her friend and fund raiser Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic candidate for governor in Virginia, she was a political novice only in jest. “I’ve been out of politics for a few years now,” Clinton said, to laughter,...
By Ethan Barton | 10/31/13 11:38 AM
Poor relations with the government of Belarus have led to understaffing and structural issues, among other serious problems, at the U.S. embassy in Minsk, the State Department’s inspector general said.
By Meghashyam Mali | 10/31/13 07:51 AM
President Obama on Thursday will pitch a new federal effort to help American businesses attract foreign investment and bolster the nation's economic recovery, according to the White House. “President Obama is announcing the first-ever comprehensive, all hands on deck effort led by the...
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