- Hillary Clinton will address Latino leaders in Las Vegas Updated: Jun-03-15 12:06 pm
LAS VEGAS - Hillary Rodham Clinton will discuss Latino issues at a national conference this month in Las Vegas.
- US journalism courses rile Cuba amid effort to heal rift Updated: Jun-03-15 10:25 am
HAVANA - About 30 Cubans sit in a conference room for several hours each week and learn the ABCs of journalism: how to craft a news story, write a headline and check sources.
- Russian missile maker: MH17 shot down by Ukrainian missile Updated: Jun-02-15 5:13 pm
MOSCOW - The Russian maker of the Buk air defense missile system said Tuesday that it has concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which isn't in service with the Russian military but is in Ukrainian arsenals.
- Donation little hindrance to Stephanopoulos interviews Updated: Jun-02-15 4:32 pm
NEW YORK - Newly declared Republican presidential candidate Lindsey Graham's interview with George Stephanopoulos on "Good Morning America" Tuesday is the latest sign that the ABC anchor's donations to the Clinton Foundation seem not to have impeded his coverage of the upcoming presidential elections.
- House GOP moves to punish State Dept. over Benghazi delays Updated: Jun-02-15 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON - Following through on a threat, House Republicans on Tuesday proposed cutting the State Department's budget to protest its slow response in producing documents related to the investigation of the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
- US insists Kerry's broken leg won't hinder Iran talks Updated: Jun-01-15 10:27 pm
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry returned to Boston Monday for surgery on his broken leg, as U.S. officials insisted his injury would not hinder his participation in nuclear negotiations with Iran.
- Obama nominates senior State Dept. official as Mexico envoy Updated: Jun-01-15 9:44 pm
WASHINGTON - Roberta Jacobson, the top U.S. diplomat for Latin America and point person in detente talks with Cuba, was nominated Monday by President Barack Obama to be the U.S. ambassador to Mexico.
- US official calls for Myanmar citizenship for Rohingya Updated: Jun-01-15 2:04 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A senior U.S. official said Monday that resettlement in a third country is not the answer to the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia and called for Myanmar to give citizenship to Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution there.
- Man fights to bring brother's body home from Africa Updated: May-31-15 12:04 am
RIDGEFIELD, Connecticut - Bill Fitzpatrick's body has remained in the cockpit of his wrecked airplane in the mountainous jungles of southwest Cameroon for at least a month since its discovery.
- Russia classifies military casualties in peacetime Updated: May-28-15 4:25 pm
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to make losses of Russian troops in peacetime a secret.
- US negotiator in nuke talks with Iran to leave job in summer Updated: May-27-15 10:58 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's lead nuclear negotiator is leaving her post this summer, by which point the U.S. hopes to have reached an accord with Iran.
- State Dept. files proposal to release Clinton emails Updated: May-26-15 10:00 pm
WASHINGTON - The State Department on Tuesday filed a proposal to resume the release of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's private account next month.
- Sliver of Clinton emails hint at lingering political trouble Updated: May-23-15 4:26 am
WASHINGTON - Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, underscoring lingering questions about how responsibly she handled sensitive information on a home server.
- Illinois prisons director resigns 2 months after taking job Updated: May-22-15 12:24 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's choice for state prisons director has resigned just two months into the job.
- US State Dept. employee faces cyberstalking, hacking charges Updated: May-21-15 6:47 pm
ATLANTA - A U.S. State Department employee is accused of sending threatening emails to college-aged women in the U.S. from his computer at the U.S. Embassy in London, authorities said.
- Christie says he deserves media apology over bridge scandal Updated: May-21-15 2:16 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he deserves an apology from the media over coverage of the George Washington Bridge scandal.
- Chelsea Clinton book 'It's Your World' coming Updated: May-20-15 5:25 pm
NEW YORK - Another Clinton is becoming an author.
- State Dept. plans release of Clinton emails by next January Updated: May-19-15 1:35 am
WASHINGTON - The State Department has proposed releasing portions of 55,000 pages of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton by next January.
- Art acquired in WWII Germany returned by Montana brothers Updated: May-17-15 3:38 pm
LIVINGSTON, Montana - It's been 70 years, but several pieces of art belonging to a German family - possibly removed by American soldiers at the end of World War II - have been returned to Germany, thanks to two local brothers.
- Hillary Clinton to make stop at Va. Democratic event in June Updated: May-14-15 11:38 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will make an appearance at a Democratic Party fundraising event in Virginia.
- Correction: Venezuela-US story Updated: May-13-15 5:10 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - In a May 12 story about relations between the U.S. and Venezuela, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Venezuela ordered the U.S. to shrink its embassy in Caracas after the U.S. imposed sanctions on several Venezuela officials. Venezuela ordered the staff reduction before the U.S. sanctioned Venezuela, not after.
- Benghazi prompts CIA to look at expanding survivor benefits Updated: May-13-15 12:43 pm
WASHINGTON - The family of a CIA operative killed in the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic facility in Libya is in talks with the spy agency to expand survivor benefits for relatives of contractors who die in the line of duty.
- Ex-Pentagon spokesman Kirby appointed State Dep't spokesman Updated: May-13-15 10:35 am
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry has a new spokesman.
- News guide: Big money, big questions for Clinton Foundation Updated: May-13-15 4:16 am
WASHINGTON - Millions of dollars in foreign money sloshing around a presidential candidate, even in the name of helping the world's poor, is bound to spill over into controversy.
- No breakthrough as Kerry meets Russia's Putin Updated: May-12-15 5:06 pm
SOCHI, Russia - The United States and Russia emerged Tuesday from their most extensive, high-level talks in years vowing closer cooperation on Ukraine and Syria but unable to point to any breakthrough or new approach to bridge the major differences separating the two powers.