Benghazi

State acknowledges weaknesses, lawmakers say warning signs were missed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department concedes security should have been tighter at the U.S. consulate in Libya where four Americans died in an attack in September. An independent review blamed management failures.

12/20/2012

Admiral Michael Mullen (AP Photo)

3 State Dept officials resign after Benghazi probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three State Department officials resigned under pressure Wednesday, less than a day after a damning report blamed management failures for a lack of security at the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

12/19/2012

penny and phil

Wind, Cold and Power Outages – LA’s Morning News is On Now

Get the latest on our cold storm and all the latest breaking news from Penny Griego and Phil Hulett on LA’s Morning News. Tune in now for the news you need and the information you can use.

12/19/2012

US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice (AP Photo)

Embattled, Rice bows out of running; Kerry likely

WASHINGTON (AP) – Susan Rice, the embattled U.N. ambassador, abruptly withdrew from consideration to be the next secretary of state after a bitter standoff with Republican senators who declared they would fight to defeat her nomination.

12/14/2012

Susan Rice, UN Ambassador

Ambassador Rice’s Big Announcement – Reaction from the White House

US Ambassador to the united Nations, Susan Rice has withdrawn her name from consideration to succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State. AP White House Correspondent Mark Smith talks to Penny and Phil on LA’s Morning News about the fallout and the new top contender for the post.

12/14/2012

Petraeus believed terrorists behind Libya attack

WASHINGTON (AP) – Ex-CIA Director David Petraeus has told Congress that references to militant groups Ansar al-Shariah and al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb were removed from the agency’s draft talking points of what sparked the […]

11/16/2012

Petraeus: I didn't give any classified information to Broadwell

WASHINGTON (AP) – Former CIA Director David Petraeus says he never gave any classified information to Paula Broadwell. He spoke to CNN in his first interview since he was forced to resign because of his […]

11/15/2012

GOP senators vow to block Rice nomination at State

WASHINGTON (AP) – The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee says he would do all he could to block the nomination of Susan Rice to be secretary of State. Sen. John McCain of […]

11/14/2012

Petraeus to testify on Benghazi attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) – The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee says former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to testify to Congress about the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that […]

11/14/2012

McCain wants Watergate-style panel to probe Libya

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. John McCain is calling for establishment of a Watergate-style congressional committee to investigate the deaths of four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The Arizona […]

11/14/2012

Pentagon timeline shows military response to Libya

WASHINGTON (AP) – New Pentagon details show that the first U.S. military unit arrived in Libya more than 14 hours after the attack on the consulate in Benghazi was over, and four Americans, including the […]

11/09/2012

CIA director quits over extramarital affair

WASHINGTON (AP) – David Petraeus has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair. According to his letter of resignation, Petraeus asked President Barack Obama on Thursday to allow him […]

11/09/2012

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