Jul 29, 2014 — A U.S. judge says an order she gave late Monday to impound a tanker carrying $100 million in oil off the coast of Galveston, Texas, cannot be enforced.
Jul 27, 2014 — The State Department says the photos show burn marks from the firing of multiple rocket launchers inside Russia and resulting craters on the other side of the border.
Jul 24, 2014 — The problem in the U.S. State Department system could cause problems for millions of people worldwide who are awaiting travel documents.
Apr 18, 2014 — Federal agencies are getting more time to review the controversial project, the State Department says, given an ongoing legal battle in Nebraska over whether the pipeline could pass through.
Mar 3, 2014 — President Obama said that if his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, were truly interested in protecting Russians in Ukraine, then the U.S. would back deploying international monitors to the region.
Feb 7, 2014 — Stephen Kim, who was indicted in 2010 for allegedly revealing top-secret information relating to North Korea, will reportedly serve 13 months in prison as part of the plea deal.
Jan 20, 2014 — The main group opposing the Assad regime had issued an ultimatum saying it would pull out unless the invitation to Tehran was revoked.
Aug 2, 2013 — The State Department said it was concerned about possible attacks against U.S. citizens and interests by al-Qaida.
Aug 2, 2013 — Few details have emerged about the U.S. plan to shut down embassies that would normally be open this Sunday. A senior State Department official says that the U.S. facilities may close for more days, as well. The closures are described as "precautionary steps" taken "out of an abundance of caution."
Aug 1, 2013 — The State Department said it made the decision "'out of an abundance of caution." It said that there is the potential that the closures could extend.