- Missing American in Iran was working for CIA Updated: Dec-12-13 5:22 pm
- Kerry back in Mideast to push peace talks Updated: Dec-12-13 3:02 pm
- US: Sanctions possible against Ukraine Updated: Dec-11-13 3:24 pm
- Behind eulogies, US deeply conflicted on Mandela Updated: Dec-11-13 6:48 am
- UN experts: Ex-Guantanamo man may be in danger Updated: Dec-10-13 6:11 pm
- High-powered traveling companions on Air Force One Updated: Dec-09-13 4:46 pm
- Abbas aide lambasts US push for framework deal Updated: Dec-09-13 4:40 pm
- SKorea expands air defense zone after Chinese move Updated: Dec-08-13 5:56 am
- Hillary Clinton: Mandela a 'giant among us' Updated: Dec-06-13 12:27 pm
- Algerians sent home from Guantanamo against will Updated: Dec-05-13 11:47 am
- Jailed Bahrain activist fails to win early release Updated: Dec-02-13 3:58 pm
- US advises carriers to comply with China air zone Updated: Nov-29-13 11:02 pm
- Grease fire burns famous NYC Italian restaurant Updated: Nov-29-13 10:29 pm
- US air carriers advised to follow China's demand Updated: Nov-29-13 9:55 pm
- Hillary Rodham Clinton to receive Lantos prize Updated: Nov-27-13 5:07 am
- Key players in US, Iran secret talks Updated: Nov-24-13 12:39 am
- Clinton says sustainability has to be priority Updated: Nov-22-13 12:16 am
- Sheriff: Girl, 5, hid and survived deadly shots Updated: Nov-21-13 3:44 pm
- C. African Republic: Kony wants to surrender Updated: Nov-21-13 2:56 pm
- US appoints new ambassador to the Philippines Updated: Nov-21-13 11:15 am
- Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy Updated: Nov-20-13 9:26 pm
- Analysis: Mo. Gov. Nixon shifts left politically Updated: Nov-17-13 11:52 am
- Kerry, Clinton: Afghanistan nearing turning point Updated: Nov-15-13 1:04 pm
- 6 tons of seized ivory crushed in Denver Updated: Nov-15-13 12:37 am
- Bill Clinton: Violence in Myanmar sickens world Updated: Nov-14-13 10:01 pm
WASHINGTON - An Associated Press investigation shows that a U.S. man who disappeared nearly seven years ago in Iran was working for the CIA as part of an unapproved intelligence-gathering mission.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Continuing a furious pace of shuttle diplomacy aimed at securing an elusive Israeli-Palestinian peace deal by spring, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry opened meetings Thursday in the Middle East on his ninth trip of the year to the region.
WASHINGTON - The State Department says it is evaluating all options, including possible U.S. sanctions, against the Ukraine, where government security forces are cracking down against demonstrators.
WASHINGTON - The Nelson Mandela eulogized to the world by President Barack Obama as "a giant of history" and the "last great liberator of the 20th century" seemed a different person from the one the United States held at arm's length, to put it diplomatically, for much of his life and career.
UNITED NATIONS - Two U.N. special investigators say they fear an Algerian man recently sent home from Guantanamo Bay against his will is in danger.
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE - As Air Force One made its way from Washington to Johannesburg Monday, a president, a former president and a possible future president were all traveling aboard.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - A senior Palestinian official on Monday railed against U.S. attempts to broker a broad outline of an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, saying Secretary of State John Kerry is breaking a promise to try to negotiate a final agreement in the current round of talks.
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea on Sunday announced an expansion of its air defense zone following China's move to establish a similar zone that has been criticized by Beijing's neighbors.
WASHINGTON - Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is remembering Nelson Mandela as a "giant among us" who showed the world how to respond to injustice and tragedy.
MIAMI - Two men who had been held without charge at the Guantanamo Bay for more than a decade have been sent back to their native Algeria against their will as part of a renewed effort to gradually close the prison, officials said Thursday.
MANAMA, Bahrain - A Bahrain court has rejected a request for the early release of jailed human rights activist human Nabeel Rajab, lawyers representing him said.
BEIJING - The United States advised U.S. carriers to comply with China's demand that it be told of any flights passing through its new maritime air defense zone over the East China Sea, an area where Beijing said it launched two fighter planes to investigate a dozen American and Japanese reconnaissance and military flights.
NEW YORK - An elegantly decorated eatery that bills itself as the oldest Italian restaurant in New York City has been evacuated after a grease fire broke out in its kitchen.
WASHINGTON - The State Department is advising U.S. air carriers abroad to comply with China's demand that it be told of any flights passing through its new maritime air defense zone over the East China Sea.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - A New Hampshire-based human rights organization is awarding its highest honor to Hillary Rodham Clinton for her efforts to promote human rights for women and through Internet freedom.
Key figures in the secret U.S.-Iranian nuclear talks:
PHILADELPHIA - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a gathering of 10,000 advocates for green construction Thursday that sustainability must be one of the country's top priorities.
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - A 5-year-old girl hid from quarreling adults and escaped unharmed from shots fired in a Maryland home that claimed the lives of her parents and infant brother, authorities said Thursday.
NAIROBI, Kenya - Central African Republic's government said Thursday that Joseph Kony, an accused war criminal hunted by African troops and U.S. advisers, is believed to be in the country's remote southeast and has been talking with the president. U.S. officials and others expressed doubt the reported talks represent a breakthrough in efforts to bring him to justice.
WASHINGTON - The United States has sworn in a veteran diplomat as its new ambassador to the Philippines as the Southeast Asian nation grapples with the aftermath of a devastating typhoon.
WASHINGTON - Honoring the legacy of John F. Kennedy, President Barack Obama laid a wreath at the assassinated president's gravesite as a nation remembers that terrible day in Dallas a half-century ago Friday. Obama also recognized a group of distinguished Americans - including Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey - with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, an award created by Kennedy.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missourians, meet your new governor: Jay Nixon, a Democrat.
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor, Hillary Rodham Clinton, said Friday that Afghanistan is reaching a turning point in maintaining the advances made by women in Afghan society and any future security agreement needs to respect the rights of women.
COMMERCE CITY, Colorado - U.S. officials on Thursday destroyed more than 6 tons of confiscated ivory tusks, carvings and jewelry - the bulk of the U.S. "blood ivory" stockpile - and urged other nations to follow suit to fight a $10 billion global trade that slaughters tens of thousands of elephants each year.
YANGON, Myanmar - Reports of sectarian violence in Myanmar sicken the world, former U.S. President Bill Clinton said after speaking to political and civic leaders about challenges faced by the emerging democracy following a half-century of military rule.