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  • U.S. offers condolences in shooting of teacher in Benghazi, Libya

    U.S. offers condolences in shooting of teacher in Benghazi, Libya
    BENGHAZI, Libya -- Relatively few Americans remained in this eastern Libyan city as street battles raged and Islamic militants made ever-bolder forays in recent weeks. But Ronnie Smith, a chemistry teacher at an English-language school, stayed on,...
  • Friends, students reminisce about teacher slain in Benghazi, Libya

    Friends, students reminisce about teacher slain in Benghazi, Libya
    Logan Gentry said his friend Ronnie Smith, who was fatally shot while jogging in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday, did not fear his experience abroad. Smith, 33, joked with everyone, while also caring for others and looking for ways to serve them, Gentry...
  • Rand Paul accuses Hillary Clinton of 'dereliction of duty' on Libya

    Rand Paul accuses Hillary Clinton of 'dereliction of duty' on Libya
    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Sen. Rand Paul sharply attacked former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, declaring that her actions in the months leading up to the killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya last year were "inexcusable, it was a dereliction of...
  • Angelina Jolie and the fate of breast cancer genes

    Angelina Jolie and the fate of breast cancer genes
    Angelina Jolie’s Op-Ed in the New York Times about getting a double mastectomy after learning that she was at risk of getting breast cancer struck a chord with fellow celebs as well as with Los Angeles Times staffers Anna Gorman and Paul Whitefield,...
  • Mob attacks Russian Embassy in Tripoli; revenge suspected

    Mob attacks Russian Embassy in Tripoli; revenge suspected
    Gunmen stormed the Russian Embassy in Tripoli, the Libyan capital,  on Wednesday night, scrambling over the walls of the compound, tearing down the Russian flag and opening fire on cars and buildings, Russian and Libyan news agencies reported. The...
  • Car bomb explodes outside Swedish, Finnish consulates in Benghazi

    Car bomb explodes outside Swedish, Finnish consulates in Benghazi
    TRIPOLI, Libya — A car bomb exploded outside a building housing the Swedish and Finnish consulates in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, badly damaging it but causing no casualties, Libyan and Swedish officials said. The blast...
  • Libya jailbreak: More than 1,000 said to escape in Benghazi

    Libya jailbreak: More than 1,000 said to escape in Benghazi
    TRIPOLI, Libya — Libyan security officials say more than 1,000 detainees have escaped from a prison near the eastern city of Benghazi in a mass jailbreak. A government security official in Benghazi, Mohammed Hejazi, said the jailbreak happened...
  • Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat

    Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat
    In less than a week, more than 2,000 prisoners, many of them Islamic militants trained by Al Qaeda, have been broken out of detention in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan in spectacularly violent raids. The spree of suicide bombings and rocket fire that has...
  • Federal charges filed in attack on U.S. mission in Benghazi

    Federal charges filed in attack on U.S. mission in Benghazi
    WASHINGTON -- Federal criminal charges have been filed against one or more assailants in the attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, two law enforcement sources said Tuesday. They declined to discuss details because the case is filed under...
  • Senate panel backs U.S. strike on Syria

    Senate panel backs U.S. strike on Syria
    WASHINGTON — The Senate took a crucial step Wednesday toward authorizing a punitive strike on Syria but deep reluctance was evident in the House, where lawmakers questioned whether the U.S. was in danger of being drawn into another Middle East war....
  • Pictures in the News | September 11, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, with a photo memorializing New York City Firefighter Robert James Crawford, who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. His photo was placed at memorial by his family as they came to the...