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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes the stage for a campaign speech outside the shuttered Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey July 6, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Clinton Says She Relied On State Staff For Classification Decisions

After maintaining for more than a year that she did not send or receive classified information through her unauthorized private email system, Clinton acknowledged in a string of interviews on Friday she may have at least unwittingly done so

July 9, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivers a campaign speech outside the shuttered Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey, July 6, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. Attorney General Closes Clinton Email Probe, Says No Charges

Lynch said she accepted the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s recommendations that no charges be brought in the probe, as Republicans made clear they would not let Clinton’s email headaches fade away easily.

July 7, 2016
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Rice Aides, Powell Got Classified Info On Personal Email Accounts

Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell and aides to his successor, Condoleezza Rice, both received classified information a handful of times via personal email accounts, the top Democrat on a congressional oversight panel said on Thursday.

February 4, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in West Columbia

Still Perplexed And Worried About Hillary Clinton’s Emails? Calm Down

We can expect some partisan figures – like Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and his fellow Republicans on the House Select Committee on Benghazi – to continue to willfully misrepresent these fundamental facts.

August 13, 2015
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Clinton Camp Defends Email Use As Watchdogs Said To Seek Probe

Controversy over Hillary Clinton’s decision to use private email while she was serving as secretary of state have dogged her presidential campaign since before it officially started.

July 24, 2015
US Secretary of State Kerry makes statement to media before closed door briefing with House members on Iran nuclear deal in Washington

Kerry Mounts Furious Defense Of Iran Nuclear Deal

Testifying before Congress, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry mounted a furious counterattack against critics of the Iran nuclear deal.

July 23, 2015
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Kerry Tempers Optimism For Deal With Iran

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry tempered expectations that a nuclear deal with Iran is imminent as foreign ministers from world powers rejoined a ninth straight day of negotiations.

July 5, 2015
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Hillary Clinton Emails Show A Friendly Face To Wall Street

The 3,000 pages of emails released by the State Department this week, dating from Hillary Clinton’s time as secretary of state, show her willingness to work with big business and financiers.

July 2, 2015
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the press after attending the annual Women's Empowerment Principles event at UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The potential 2016 U.S. presidential contender defended her use of a personal email account for official communications, saying it was "for convenience."

State Department Seeks 2016 Release Of Hillary Clinton’s Email

Spurred by Republican criticism and a “Vice News” lawsuit, the State Department is reviewing Hillary’s emails before releasing them in January.

May 19, 2015
A protester holds up an American and a Cuban flag in Miami, Florida on December 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/Joe Raedle)

Cuba Removed From List Of State Sponsors Of Terror

After 33 years of designating Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism, the United States is removing its Caribbean neighbor from a list of terrorist nations in another sign of warming relations between the two countries.

April 14, 2015
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One More Question On Hillary Clinton Emails: Where Was The Watchdog?

A lack of federally appointed whistle blowers raises concerns over what issues, aside from Hillary’s emails, have gone unnoticed?

March 25, 2015
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Report: Obama Administration Worse Than Ever On Freedom Of Information Requests

The Obama White House still isn’t living up to its promises on transparency.

March 18, 2015
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Obama Says He Learned Of Clinton’s Private Emails From News Reports

The uproar over Hillary Clinton’s use of email as secretary of State shows no signs of letting up.

March 9, 2015
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Hillary Clinton Email Probe Expected To Take Months

The State Department review of Hillary Clinton’s emails won’t be quick.

March 6, 2015
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at a World Bank Forum.

Hillary Clinton’s Emails: Is This A Scandal? Or A ‘Scandal’?

Is there any evidence of actual wrongdoing by Hillary Clinton and her staff – or merely the same old stink of insinuation?

March 4, 2015
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Secretary Of State Colin Powell Also Used Personal Email Account

Hillary Clinton isn’t the only secretary of state to use a personal email account.

March 4, 2015
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At Emily’s List Gala, Hillary Clinton Steers Clear Of Email Controversy

Hillary Clinton avoided her email controversy at a Tuesday night speech.

March 4, 2015
Photo: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the 2014 Harkin Steak Fry in Indianola, IA. (Gregory Hauenstein/Flickr)

Hillary Clinton’s Use Of Private Email Not Unusual, But Still Raises Questions

A partisan fight has broken out over Hillary Clinton’s use of personal email accounts as secretary of State.

March 4, 2015
A protester holds up an American and a Cuban flag in Miami, Florida on December 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/Joe Raedle)

Despite Differences, U.S. And Cuba Make Positive Steps Toward Establishing Embassies

Get the latest on U.S.-Cuba negotiations.

January 23, 2015
A protester holds up an American and a Cuban flag in Miami, Florida on December 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/Joe Raedle)

Cuba Frees 53 Political Prisoners Identified In U.S. Talks

Dozens of political prisoners are going home thanks to America’s negotiations with Cuba.

January 12, 2015
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Obama Orders New Sanctions Against North Korea In Wake Of Sony Hack

Find out how Washington hopes to increase pressure on North Korean leaders.

January 2, 2015
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Deal Between U.S., Cuba Culminated 18 Months Of Secret Talks

Wednesday’s shocking announcement on Cuba was years in the making.

December 18, 2014
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Obama’s Push For Political Ambassadors Reaching Lame-Duck Limit

President Obama looks to have assembled the most political diplomatic corps since Ronald Reagan.

December 4, 2014
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Obama Administration Reviewing Hostage Policies, But Not Ransom Ban

The U.S. has decided it will not be adjusting its stance on granting ransom requests for American hostages.

November 19, 2014
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Iran Nuclear Talks Halt Without Signs Of Progress

Talks with Iran to to limit its nuclear activities to nonmilitary purposes are at a standstill.

November 11, 2014