May 14, 2013 — This was the critical moment, the brief time between his inaugural and when the nation's collective focus turns to whom his successor will be, when President Obama had to make real progress on his second-term agenda. Instead, controversies have intruded, eating up precious time.
Sep 29, 2012 — Criticisms of NPR's coverage of the attack in Benghazi have become mixed with criticisms of the Obama administration's explanations. But NPR acquitted itself, if not perfectly, then very well. Steve Inskeep finds two valuable lessons in it all.
May 13, 2013 — The administration's critics, though, say revelations about changes made to accounts of what happened at the U.S. consulate raise questions.
Nov 18, 2012 — Speaking on NBC's Meet the Press, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said Congress had asked the White House to explain the Obama administration's talking points in the aftermath of the attack.
Nov 15, 2012 — The former CIA director will speak to Congress about events in the Benghazi attack, while Paula Broadwell, the military reserve intelligence official, loses her security clearance after classified information turns up in her possession.
Oct 10, 2012 — Diplomatic security was weak, a former commander of the "site security team" tells Congress. A State Department security aide, though, says "the system we had in place was regularly tested and appeared to work as planned."
Oct 4, 2012 — Three weeks after the attack on the U.S. consulate that left U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead, a team of FBI investigators got to the site in Libya.
Sep 24, 2012 — "The people of the Arab world did not set out to trade the tyranny of a dictator for the tyranny of a mob," the secretary of state said today. "The people of Benghazi sent this message loud and clear on Friday when they forcefully rejected the extremists in their midst."
May 23, 2011 — As the revolt against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi drags into its fourth month, people in Benghazi are doing what they can to keep themselves motivated — and to keep the outside world interested. Sunday night, that meant a light show.
Feb 25, 2011 — Thousands of people are again massed outside the courthouse in the city of Benghazi, where the Libyan leader's forces have been routed. Meanwhile, heavy gunfire is heard around Tripoli.