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In a May 3, 2012, email, the State Department denied a request by a group of Special Forces assigned to protect the U.S. embassy in Libya to continue their use of a DC- 3 airplane for security operations throughout the country.
President Obama paid tribute to the four Americans slain this week in Libya and again tried to tamp down anti-American anger around the globe in his weekly radio address on Saturday.
The remains of four Americans killed at a U.S. consulate in Libya were returned home Friday, as President Obama said his administration "will never retreat from the world" and anti-U.S. protests spread to more than a dozen Muslim nations.
Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential nominee, challenged President Obama's foreign policy chops on Thursday, telling supporters that the Democrat has sent mixed message to the world and said the United States "must protect the embassies of our nation."
To most Libyans, J. Christopher Stevens was one of them. The U.S. ambassador had stood by them, as they rose up and toppled Moammar Gadhafi's regime last year. What they cherished most was his unwavering optimism about their future.
The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed after armed men stormed the U.S. diplomatic mission in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday.
Sean Smith, the foreign service information management officer who was killed with three others in an attack on an American consulate in Libya, wasn't just remembered Wednesday in the real world as a husband, father and 10-year veteran of the U.S. State Department, but also as an influential intergalactic diplomat in a sprawling virtual galaxy.
A spring nor'easter packing soaking rain and high winds churned up the Northeast on Monday morning, unleashing a burst of winter and up to a foot of snow in higher elevations inland, closing some schools and sparking concerns of power outages.
The Steelers were a team in flux a year ago, their star quarterback about to sit out a four-game suspension.