Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative, Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 in New York.

    The U.S. Secretary of State appealed to Muslims to show "dignity" as they protest anti-Islam movie.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 4:00 AM EST
  • WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Saturday ordered the departure of all family members and non-essential U.S. government personnel from its embassies in Sudan and Tunisia and warned U.S. citizens against any travel to the two countries due to security concerns over rising anti-American violence.

    "Given the security situation in Tunis and Khartoum, the State Department has ordered the departure of all family members and non-emergency personnel from both posts, and issued parallel travel warnings to American citizens," said department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 9:30 PM EST
  • The United States and New Zealand have spent two years trying to agree on an Alaska-sized marine sanctuary where fishing would be banned and scientists could study climate change.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 8:30 AM EST
  • WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration, roiled by the first killing of a U.S. ambassador in more than 30 years, is investigating whether the assault on the U.S. consulate in Libya was a planned terrorist strike to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and not a spontaneous mob enraged over an anti-Islam YouTube video

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 3:00 AM EST
  • In this Friday, Sept 7, 2012 photo, Free Syrian Army fighters run after attacking a Syrian Army tank during fighting in the Izaa district in Aleppo, Syria.

    While in Russia's Far East on Saturday, Hillary Clinton tried to prod Moscow into supporting U.N. action to end the crisis in Syria, only to be soundly rejected.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 6:00 PM EST