Senior State Dept producer Elise Labott discusses news that Secretary Clinton spokesman P.J. Crowley will step down.
P.J. Crowley abruptly resigned Sunday as State Department spokesman over controversial comments he made about the Bradley Manning case.
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States strongly condemns the use of violence on protesters in Libya and said a unified international response was forming.
White House spokesman Jay Carney reacts to questions that the president's stance on Libya has been too "muted."
The post-Mubarak Egyptian government has asked the United States to freeze the financial assets of some officials from that country, according to a senior Obama administration official.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer asks state department spokesman P.J. Crowley what the U.S. government wants to see happen in Egypt.
The State Department took a more critical stance Monday on negotiations that Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman is holding with members of the opposition.
CNN's Ivan Watson is holed up inside Tahrir Square as protesters hurl Molotov cocktails at each other.
President Barack Obama and his administration "strongly condemn the outrageous and deplorable violence that's taken place on the streets of Cairo today" and want it to end quickly, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Wednesday.
The Obama administration has sent a former U.S. ambassador to Egypt to meet with officials there, a government official said Tuesday.
HDNet's Dan Rather talks to CNN's Piers Morgan about what Americans can do regarding Egypt.
The State Department is revoking the visas of a number of Haitian government officials believed to be connected with violence or corruption during the country's disputed first round of presidential elections in November.
The United States said Monday it is "dismayed" by the 11-year prison term reportedly handed down for an Iranian human rights lawyer and urged her immediate release.
At least three people have been killed and 300 others injured in riots that erupted across Algeria amid rising food prices and a housing crisis, according to state-run media.
At least two people have been killed and 300 others injured in riots that erupted across Algeria amid rising food prices and a housing crisis, state-run media said Saturday.
The State Department says it has helped relocate a number of people in other countries who, it says, could be in danger because their names have appeared in diplomatic cables revealed by Wikileaks.
An vehicle carrying U.S. Embassy personnel in Yemen was attacked this week, but nobody was injured, the State Department said Thursday.
U.S. officials at the Pentagon and State Department denied Friday knowing of any efforts to take down the WikiLeaks website or asking companies to do so.
A CNN.com producer explains how the WikiLeaks site was reportedly targeted by a string of cyber attacks.
A senior Republican senator pressed Pentagon leadership Thursday as to why nobody -- other than a very junior soldier -- has been held responsible for the leak of thousands of secret national security documents to WikiLeaks.
The State Department said Wednesday it has offered to provide protection to human rights activists who may be in jeopardy after their identities were revealed in the latest publication of diplomatic cables by the website WikiLeaks.
The United States scrambled to contain the fallout from the slow-motion leak of cables from its embassies worldwide Wednesday as new documents showed American diplomats casting a jaundiced eye toward corruption's grip on Russia.
U.S. officials came to the defense of the secretary of state Tuesday, insisting that Hillary Clinton did not order State Department staff to spy on United Nations diplomats, as suggested by a diplomatic cable published by WikiLeaks.
Pressure from China would be key to getting North Korea to change its behavior, the top U.S. military official said Wednesday.
U.S. officials, fearful of what military secrets could soon be splayed across the internet, are bracing for the release of more classified documents by the whistleblower group WikiLeaks.
Has North Korea succeeded in developing an advanced uranium enriched nuclear facility? CNN's Jill Dougherty reports.
North Korea's latest revelations about its uranium-enrichment program confirm the country's long-term deceit, U.S. and South Korean diplomats said Monday.
The Obama administration is prepared to put into writing some of the commitments that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton orally gave to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu regarding peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, a State Department official said Friday.
The United States is committed to enticing Israeli and Palestinian leaders back into peace talks, a State Department spokesman said Tuesday, even though progress on a West Bank settlement freeze agreement stalled a day earlier.
The European Union's foreign policy chief is offering to meet Iran early next month for talks on the Islamic republic's nuclear program, a European diplomat told CNN on Friday.
Even as NATO military officials try to minimize public attention on their role in assisting the Afghan government's meetings with Taliban and insurgent leaders, there are growing indications the program is now part of official NATO and U.S. policy.
The United States says that January's planned voting in Sudan on the southern region's independence should proceed as scheduled, despite a snag in talks over the status of a key oil-rich region.
Arab nations meeting in Libya are preparing a statement that warns that the Israeli settlements issue could scuttle the latest round of Mideast peace talks and, in effect, gives the United States a month to find a solution before the nations recommend further action, a senior Arab diplomat said Friday.
Under Secretary of State William Burns is traveling in the Middle East this week to meet with leaders about a range of issues, the State Department announced Monday.
The United States issued a general travel alert about Europe in response to concerns about terror threats because the information was not specific enough to name countries of concern, a State Department spokesman said Monday.
Israeli FM Avigdor Liberman at the UN says everything is 'relative' in building a two-state solution.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the U.S. special Mideast envoy Wednesday that he is committed to reaching a peace agreement with Palestinians, according to a statement released by Netanyahu's office.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris, France, next month at French President Nicolas Sarkozy's invitation, Netanyahu said Tuesday.
With Israel's decision to let its 10-month moratorium on settlement building lapse, the U.S. is refusing to concede that direct negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians are dead in the water.
The Obama administration is preparing to notify Congress of plans to sell $60 billion of military equipment to Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S. defense official.
The Obama administration on Monday portrayed the Mideast peace talks set to get under way Thursday as a beginning, not an end.
The U.S. government has obtained information about threats against foreign aid workers who are assisting in flood relief efforts in Pakistan, the State Department said Thursday.
The imam behind the controversial mosque and Islamic center near New York City's ground zero said Sunday that he hopes the project will develop "an Islamic approach that allows for harmony and understanding among all religions and other ideas."
CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom discusses remarks that Imam Abdul Rauf made about the proposed Islamic center near ground zero.
An American sentenced to eight years of hard labor in North Korea has received his first visit from U.S. officials in a Pyongyang hospital, the State Department said.
The State Department has revised a travel warning for Israel after the Israeli government protested on the grounds it unfairly singled out an Israeli resort area.
Some lawmakers have urged the State Department to rethink plans to sponsor the imam behind a controversial mosque on a trip to the Middle East.
Akbar Ahmed, a professor of Islamic studies, spoke to CNN about his year long study of Islam in America.
Special U.S. Envoy George Mitchell is expected to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday -- a day after he huddled with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank.
The United States is urging diplomacy by the Mideast Quartet to help push a speedy resumption of direct peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians, a State Department spokesman said Tuesday.
The Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team and Washington are at an impasse over passports. CNN's Mary Snow reports.
The Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team is still being denied entry into the United Kingdom, even after the U.S. State Department granted the players a waiver to travel under their own passports Wednesday.
A State Department spokesman put the death toll from Sunday's trio of bombings in Uganda's capital city of Kampala at 76 Tuesday, raising the count by two.
The militant group al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for a trio of bombings in Uganda. CNN's Isha Sesay reports.
The clock is ticking on a U.S. government decision to allow members of the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team to travel outside the United States on their own Haudenosaunee Confederacy, or Iroquois, passports.
A suspected Russian spy is missing after being arrested in Cyprus and released on bail, a police spokesman told CNN Wednesday.
An ex-CIA agent talks about the case of 10 people charged with spying for Russia.
A former KGB general gives CNN's John Roberts insight into an alleged Cold War-era espionage plot.
The parents of Rachel Corrie, an American killed by Israeli forces seven years ago, visited the State Department Wednesday as they continue to seek justice in their daughter's death.
Britain's foreign secretary and the U.S. State Department's spokesman have joined the chorus of international leaders praising Israel's plans to ease its blockade of Gaza.
U.S. military officials and geologists have determined that the mineral deposits in Afghanistan are worth nearly $1 trillion, the Pentagon said Monday.
The State Department said Monday that 17 foreign countries and four international bodies have offered equipment, expertise and other assistance to respond to the Gulf oil disaster.
Israeli officials said Friday they will accept international participation in their investigation into the deadly boarding of the Turkish flotilla ship destined for Gaza.
Rescue teams are heading Friday to a remote area in the Indian Ocean to fetch a stranded 16-year-old California sailor girl who lost contact as she tried to circumnavigate the globe in her yacht.
Amnesty International has joined the ranks of those criticizing the U.S. Border Patrol, calling for a "full, impartial and transparent investigation" into a shooting this week that left a 15-year-old Mexican boy dead.
The State Department has revised its previous assessment that 12 Americans were arrested in Yemen on terrorism charges.
Federal officials arrested a 22-year-old U.S. Army intelligence analyst for allegedly leaking classified military information, the U.S. military announced Monday.
The federal government has accepted Canada's offer of 3,000 meters -- or more than 9,800 feet -- of ocean boom to help combat the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, a State Department spokesman said Monday.
The dual Turkish-U.S. national who was killed in the Israeli flotilla raid has been identified by the State Department as 19-year-old Furkan Dogan. Dogan was born in Troy, New York, and had been living in Turkey.
The U.S. could put its draft resolution on Iran sanctions up for a vote at the U.N. Security Council next week, without the desired support of council members Turkey and Brazil, a senior administration official tells CNN.
Countries from around the world have offered to help the United States and BP deal with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but several nations' representatives tell CNN that they have not heard back after reaching out to officials.
At least 29 people, most of them cilivians, have been killed in Jamaica's capital amid an all-out police assault on a suspected drug lord's stronghold, the island's government reported.
U.S. troops based in South Korea have not been put on a heightened state of alert in the wake of that country's announcement that North Korea was behind the sinking of one of its warships in March, the Pentagon said Thursday.
While the U.S. has been aggressive in using drone aircraft against the Pakistani Taliban, some Democratic senators want to know why the Obama administration has not used other tools against the group linked to the Times Square bombing attempt.
The State Department has refused to provide details of which countries have offered assistance with the oil spill off the Louisiana coast.
The Obama administration's special envoy to the Middle East, George Mitchell, returned to the region Thursday, even as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu emphasized that "there will be no freeze" on construction opposed by Palestinians and the United States.
U.S. officials will travel to Russia next week for meetings on the adoption issue, a State Department official said Friday.
CNN's Jill Dougherty talks with a Maryland family waiting to adopt their fifth child from Russia.
The State Department spokesman apologized Tuesday for a joking remark he made about Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi that threatened to turn into a diplomatic incident between the two countries.
A decision on whether bail would be granted for 10 American missionaries detained in Haiti may have been delayed Monday because of quake-related electrical problems at the courthouse.
In what appears to be an attempt to call Iran's bluff on its nuclear program, the United States is poised to offer Tehran a way to obtain medical isotopes that Iran says it desperately needs to treat cancer patients, according to the State Department.
A Haitian police officer says American church group tried before to take children. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will not get directly involved in the case of the 10 Americans detained in Haiti on child abduction charges, a State Department spokesman said Tuesday.
Ten Americans charged with kidnapping in Haiti are divided, with five men and five women in separate prisons.
An American was detained in North Korea for trespassing on the country's border with China, the state-run news agency reported Thursday.
Lelly Laurentus thought he was doing the right thing when he handed his two young children over to an American woman who promised to take them to a better place.
CNN's Karl Penhaul reports on Haitians who say they gave their children to U.S. missionaries to get them a better life.
The United States will work with the Haitian government and with international and private aid groups to protect Haitian children who might be at risk because they were orphaned or separated from their parents by the earthquake, the State Department said Thursday.
A week into the Haitian disaster, the desperate and dusty faces of both survivors and rescuers tell a plaintive story: We need more, more, more. And fast.
Aid started flowing into Haiti Wednesday in the wake of the earthquake that slammed the impoverished nation late Tuesday afternoon.
The World Food Program responds to the devastating Earthquake in Haiti, bringing food to those in desperate need.
The United States and Russia say they will be unable to reach a deal on an arms control treaty by the end of the year to replace their existing one, which expired this month.
A senior American diplomat had high-level talks with the Cuban government in Havana, the State Department said Tuesday.
Thursday's meeting between the United States and Iran may be the highest-level talks in three decades between the two countries, but the United States is cautious about predicting what might come next.
In a dramatic policy shift, the Obama administration Friday said it is willing to engage directly with North Korea as a way to bring the reclusive regime back to six-nation talks aimed at ending its nuclear ambitions.
A whistleblower who uncovered deviant behaviour by U.S. Embassy guards in Kabul speaks exclusively to CNN's Paula Newton.
A former manager for the private contractor that provides guards for the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan said he tried to blow the whistle more than a year ago about inadequate staffing and improper behavior by guards, including going to brothels and sex trafficking.
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