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  • U.S. issues global travel alert, closes embassies over Al Qaeda threat

    U.S. issues global travel alert, closes embassies over Al Qaeda threat
    WASHINGTON -- The State Department issued a worldwide travel alert Friday because of an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist threat that had already prompted plans to close U.S. embassies in key Middle Eastern countries. U.S. officials have noticed an increase...
  • Turmoil in Muslim world, summer travel peak behind U.S. terror alert

    Turmoil in Muslim world, summer travel peak behind U.S. terror alert
    As Americans pack their bags and hoist their backpacks for an end-of-summer foreign adventure, a U.S. government travel alert is urging them to be vigilant amid indications that Islamic militants are plotting terrorist strikes. The State Department's...
  • Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat

    In less than a week, more than 2,000 prisoners, many of them Islamic militants trained by Al Qaeda, have been broken out of detention in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan in spectacularly violent raids. The spree of suicide bombings and rocket fire that has...
  • Federal charges filed in attack on U.S. mission in Benghazi

    Federal charges filed in attack on U.S. mission in Benghazi
    WASHINGTON -- Federal criminal charges have been filed against one or more assailants in the attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, two law enforcement sources said Tuesday. They declined to discuss details because the case is filed under...
  • Lara Logan to Take Leave of Absence From CBS in Wake of '60 Minutes' Report

    CBS News correspondent Lara Logan and producer Max McClellan will take leave of absence from the network in the wake of a flawed "60 Minutes" report on last year's attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. The suspension was a result of...
  • American teacher is shot and killed in Libya

    American teacher is shot and killed in Libya
    BENGHAZI, Libya -- An American chemistry teacher was shot to death while out jogging Thursday, according to colleagues and officials at the English-language school where he taught. The shooting took place not far from the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi...
  • U.S. offers condolences in shooting of teacher in Benghazi, Libya

    BENGHAZI, Libya -- Relatively few Americans remained in this eastern Libyan city as street battles raged and Islamic militants made ever-bolder forays in recent weeks. But Ronnie Smith, a chemistry teacher at an English-language school, stayed on,...
  • Friends, students reminisce about teacher slain in Benghazi, Libya

    Logan Gentry said his friend Ronnie Smith, who was fatally shot while jogging in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday, did not fear his experience abroad. Smith, 33, joked with everyone, while also caring for others and looking for ways to serve them, Gentry...
  • 'Innocence of Muslims' wrongly blamed for attacks, filmmaker says

    'Innocence of Muslims' wrongly blamed for attacks, filmmaker says
    The filmmaker behind “Innocence of Muslims,” which sparked rioting across the Muslim world, said the movie was wrongly blamed for leading to a lethal attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, in an...
  • Have the terrorists won?

    Have the terrorists won?
    Last year, in the heat of his campaign, President Obama boasted that he had put Al Qaeda "on the path to defeat." This year, with 19 U.S. consulates and embassies closed and the State Department issuing vague warnings against travel anywhere in the world,...
  • Four U.S. military personnel detained, then released in Libya

    Four U.S. military personnel detained, then released in Libya
    KAILUA, Hawaii — Four U.S. military personnel were detained and then released by the Libyan government Friday. The circumstances of their detention were not immediately clear in a region that has been gripped by violence. Shortly after 6 p.m.,...
  • Four U.S. military personnel detained in Libya

    Four U.S. military personnel detained in Libya
    KAILUA, Hawaii  -- Four U.S. military personnel have been detained by the Libyan government, a State Department spokeswoman said Friday, but the circumstances of their detention were  not immediately clear in a region that has been embroiled in turmoil....