Benghazi

FILE - This Sept. 12, 2012 file photo shows glass, debris and overturned furniture are strewn inside a room in the gutted U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. (AP Photo/Ibrahim Alaguri, File)

Q&A: What the military did while Benghazi post burned

WASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, behind closed doors, military officers explained what they did and didn’t do the night the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, burned. Together their 30 hours of testimony to […]

07/12/2014

This Sept. 13, 2012 file photo shows a man walking in the rubble of the damaged U.S. consulate, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens on the night of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, in Benghazi, Libya. (AP photo/Mohammad Hannon, File)

No ‘stand down’ order in Benghazi

WASHINGTON (AP) — The testimony of nine military officers undermines contentions by Republican lawmakers that a “stand-down order” held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans killed at […]

07/10/2014

People gather to look at the site of a car bombing in Benghazi, Libya, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. A powerful car bomb exploded Wednesday near Libya’s Foreign Ministry building in the heart of the eastern coastal city of Benghazi, security officials said, one year to the date after an attack there killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. The early morning blast targeted a building that once housed U.S. Consulate  under the rule of King Idris, who former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi overthrew in a 1969 bloodless coup. (AP Photo/Mohammed el-Shaiky)

Pentagon: Benghazi suspect in US custody

WASHINGTON (AP) – A Libyan militant suspected in the deadly attack on Americans in Benghazi has been captured and is in American custody, the Pentagon said Tuesday, marking the first time the U.S. has apprehended […]

06/17/2014

This Sept. 13, 2012 file photo shows a man walking in the rubble of the damaged U.S. consulate, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens on the night of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, in Benghazi, Libya. (AP photo/Mohammad Hannon, File)

Democrats on Benghazi panel see role as defensive

WASHINGTON (AP) – The five Democrats on the House Select Committee on Benghazi are being counted on to defend the Obama administration’s record as November’s elections creep closer. All five voted against the special investigation […]

06/02/2014

This Sept. 13, 2012 file photo shows a man walking in the rubble of the damaged U.S. consulate, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens on the night of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, in Benghazi, Libya. (AP photo/Mohammad Hannon, File)

GOP Benghazi team brings long list of accusations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans hoping to ride their Benghazi investigation to a November election sweep have entrusted a seven-member team with “getting to the truth,” in the words of House Speaker John Boehner, about whether […]

05/18/2014

Former President Bill Clinton laughs as he answers a question from Gwen Ifill of PBS NewsHour regarding Republicans' questions regarding Hillary Rodham Clinton's head injury, Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at the 2014 Fiscal Summit organized by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation in Washington.  (AP Photo)

Bill Clinton vouches for Hillary’s health

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday his wife Hillary took six months to recover from a 2012 concussion, adding she is now “stronger than I am” as he dismissed GOP strategist Karl […]

05/14/2014

Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., center, walks with Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., left, and Rep. Bob Latta, R-Ohio, right, as they arrive for a House Republican Conference meeting at the Capitol in Washington, May 7, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

GOP’s lead on Benghazi former federal prosecutor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Trey Gowdy, the Republicans’ newest point man on the Benghazi attack, is a seasoned prosecutor determined to apply his well-honed courtroom skills to an election-year examination of the Obama administration’s actions. […]

05/07/2014

This Sept. 13, 2012 file photo shows a man walking in the rubble of the damaged U.S. consulate, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens on the night of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, in Benghazi, Libya. (AP photo/Mohammad Hannon, File)

General’s opinion on Benghazi draws a rebuke

WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired U.S. general came under sharp criticism from a Republican committee chairman on Thursday after testifying that the Obama administration reacted weakly to the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. mission […]

05/02/2014

This undated photo provided by Omaima ElFaitori shows Ronald Thomas Smith II. Smith, an American chemistry teacher, was shot to death as he was jogging in Benghazi on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Omaima ElFaitori)

American teacher shot dead in Libya’s Benghazi

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An American chemistry teacher was shot to death as he was jogging in Benghazi on Thursday, highlighting persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed […]

12/05/2013

"60 Minutes" reporter Lara Logan (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

CBS: Lara Logan, producer ordered to take leave

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS ordered “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan and her producer to take a leave of absence Tuesday following a critical internal review of their handling of the show’s October story on […]

11/26/2013

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