• This June 7, 2012 file photo shows U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice listening during a news conference at the UN.

    New report says political considerations influenced what U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice told the country after the deadly attack on U.S. mission in Benghazi.

    LAST UPDATE : May 10, 2013, 9:23 PM EDT
  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, is dressed in a bullet proofed vest as she arrives to Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, Friday, May 10, 2013.

    Angela Merkel on surprise visit less than two weeks after insurgents killed a German special forces soldier.

    LAST UPDATE : May 10, 2013, 10:20 AM EDT