The State Department ordered all "non-emergency U.S. government employees" to leave Iraq Wednesday amid soaring tensions with Iran, which backs a network of proxies there.
A top U.S. arms control official and prominent Iran hawk has resigned from the State Department after serving just over a year in the position.
The unique and adventurous mission of the State Department’s Diplomatic Courier Service – who often put themselves in harm’s way around the world.
The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six more months.
Travel warnings for Mexico have caused chaos since a crude explosive device detonated on Feb. 21 aboard a ferry that operates between popular resort areas.
State Department staffers wrestled for weeks in December 2010 over a serious technical problem that affected emails from then-Secretary Hillary Clinton's home email server.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, the U.S. State Department has issued a Worldwide Travel Alert - warning Americans of possible terror attacks.