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  • State Department inconsistent on email records, watchdog says

    WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department's policy for retaining key emails has been inconsistently followed, an inspector general said in a report issued a day after former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defended her use of a private email. "The...
  • Associated Press sues State Department over Clinton emails

    Associated Press sues State Department over Clinton emails
    The Associated Press on Wednesday sued the State Department to force the release of email correspondence and government documents from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state. The legal action follows repeated requests filed under the U.S....
  • Gowdy: Benghazi panel will call Clinton 'at least twice'

    The chairman of a House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, said Tuesday he will call former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to appear before his committee at least twice. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., said one...
  • Rekha Basu: A courageous advocate for justice defies Assad regime

    Majd Chourbaji is tense. She barely sips her coffee, is distracted by the incoming-message alerts on her cellphone and apologetic for her solemn mood. What should be a celebratory time for the Syrian human rights activist, who was honored last week by the...
  • US condemns use of force against Myanmar protesters

    U.S. condemnation Tuesday of the use of force by baton-wielding Myanmar police against students protesting for academic freedom comes as international optimism over the former pariah nation's democratic transition withers in a crucial election year....
  • Usually accessible Walker hasn't taken questions lately

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has repeatedly shown a fearlessness, and even affinity, for patiently taking questions from reporters following the most mundane events or in the face of embarrassing slip-ups. But in the past two weeks the Republican governor...
  • Hillary Clinton's strategy on those missing emails: Ignore her critics

    Hillary Clinton's strategy on those missing emails: Ignore her critics
    There's no way Hillary Rodham Clinton can ever put every potential question to rest about her private stash of emails from her tenure as secretary of State. No matter how many emails she turns over to the State Department, somebody - and not only her...
  • Clinton: 'It would have been better' to use government email

    WASHINGTON Under fire, Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that she regrets using a private email account for business while she was secretary of state but said she did so only as a matter of "convenience." "I opted for convenience to use my personal email...
  • Broward State Department worker searched online for 'childlike sex dolls,' feds say

    Broward State Department worker searched online for 'childlike sex dolls,' feds say
    A U.S. Department of State security specialist accused of downloading and sharing child porn on his home computers also searched online for "childlike sex dolls," federal authorities said Tuesday. Peter Meyers, 53, of Margate, was arrested last week....
  • Clinton controversy highlights gaps in email rules for Congress

    WASHINGTON Despite gripes on Capitol Hill that Hillary Rodham Clinton's email practices may deprive the public of important insight into her tenure at the State Department, Congress has subjected itself to a hodgepodge of electronic data protocols, with...
  • Benghazi panel Dems ask Kerry to prioritize Clinton emails

    The five Democrats on the House panel investigating the fatal 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, are asking the State Department to make public some of ex-Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails recently provided to the committee....