United States Department of State

(AP Photo)

No sequester furloughs at State Department

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite budget cuts requiring most federal agencies to furlough workers, the State Department says it will not have to force any of its employees to take unpaid leave. State’s top management official […]

05/03/2013

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Clinton to address women’s groups

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is returning to the public stage with her first speaking events since leaving the Obama administration.

03/28/2013

Keystone Pipeline Project

As odds grow long, opponents move to stop pipeline

MARTELL, Neb. (AP) — With a sense of grim determination, a group of unlikely allies has begun gathering at kitchen tables, in churches and along fence rows here to plot what could be the final battle in the four-year conflict over the Keystone XL pipeline.

03/18/2013

(AP Photo)

Kerry’s portfolio could grow with Heinz deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry’s family financial portfolio could grow by hundreds of thousands of dollars as a result of the $23 billion mega-deal involving ketchup and food producer H.J. Heinz Co.

02/14/2013

John Kerry

Kerry: Climate change a ‘life-threatening issue’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling global climate change a “life-threatening issue,” Secretary of State nominee John Kerry said the US must play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming.

01/24/2013

Leon Panetta, Defense Secretary of the US

US confirms Americans taken after Algeria attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the U.S. “will take all necessary and proper steps” to deal with an Islamist attack on a natural gas field in southern Algeria that has resulted in Americans and other foreigners taken hostage.

01/16/2013

Hillary Clinton

Clinton returns to work after clot hospitalization

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has returned to work after a month-long absence caused first by a stomach virus, then a fall and a concussion and finally a brief hospitalization for a blot clot near her brain.

01/07/2013

(Photo credit: California State Parks)

Report: Top parks officials kept $20M hidden

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials at the highest levels of the California Department of Parks and Recreation helped keep millions of dollars secret for more than a decade, according to a report released Friday.

01/05/2013

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

White House told of Libyan attack claim Sept. 11

WASHINGTON (AP) – Two hours after the U.S. Consulate came under attack in Benghazi, Libya, the White House was told that a militant group was claiming responsibility for the violence that killed the U.S. ambassador […]

10/24/2012

Secretary Clinton honors Christina Aguilera (video)

Christina Aguilera was honored for her efforts to fight world hunger in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday by the State Department.

10/04/2012

Clinton: Libya killings were 'terrorist attack'

WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says it was a “terrorist attack” that killed the American ambassador to Libya and three others, and she says the U.S. will not rest until those […]

09/21/2012

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