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February 6th, 2014
07:08 PM ET

Top U.S. diplomat: "F*** the E.U."

The U.S.'s top diplomat to Europe Victoria Nuland was recorded in a phone conversation using some blunt language towards the European Union. CNN's Elise Labott on what she said and how it was leaked.


Filed under: Elise Labott • State Department
August 5th, 2013
10:49 AM ET

Where in the world could they strike?

CNN's Tom Foreman shows an interactive model of the main areas on terrorism alert around the world.

RELATED STORY: U.S. extends embassy closures after intercepted al Qaeda message


Filed under: State Department • Terror • Tom Foreman
August 5th, 2013
10:47 AM ET

Sources: Al Qaeda planning attack

The U.S. warns of possible terror attacks at the end of Ramadan and takes precaution, closing 21 embassies.

RELATED STORY: Is rash of brazen prison breaks related? Interpol wants to know


Filed under: Barbara Starr • State Department • Terror
August 5th, 2013
10:42 AM ET

King: Most specific threat in many years

CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Rep. Peter King about the global travel alert issued by the U.S. State Department.

RELATED STORY: U.S. extends embassy closures after intercepted al Qaeda message


Filed under: Peter King • State Department • Terror • Wolf Blitzer
October 3rd, 2012
01:02 PM ET

Benghazi hearing on the Hill

House Republicans have requested a hearing next week on what the State Department knew about security in Benghazi.


Filed under: 2012 election • Republicans • State Department