Mar 19, 2013 09:50 EDT
The United States said on Tuesday that it had completed a successful first mission to Myanmar since 2004 to search for the remains of missing American servicepeople.
Mar 18, 2013 16:30 EDT
The United States is struggling to track a fragmented Syrian opposition and has found it increasingly difficult to get a clear picture of rebel factions, the US military's top officer said Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 14:50 EDT
Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who may be eyeing a run in the 2016 presidential election, came off the sidelines Monday and announced her support for gay marriage.
Mar 18, 2013 13:27 EDT
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday he was as wedded to America's pivot towards Asia as his predecessor, even though he has not yet visited the region since coming to office.
Mar 16, 2013 23:48 EDT
The US-led invasion of Iraq overthrew a dictator, but 10 years on the war is seen to have destabilized the Middle East, exposed the limits of military power and left America no stronger than before.
Mar 16, 2013 14:57 EDT
Huge cotton prints drape the entrance of Marimekko's factory in Helsinki, instantly recognisable as the bold, iconic designs that took the fashion world by storm in the 1960s and remain the lifeblood of the Finnish brand today.
Mar 14, 2013 14:47 EDT
US Secretary of State John Kerry will make his first trip to Asia as America's top diplomat in mid-April, an official announced Thursday, with North Korea expected to top the agenda.
Mar 12, 2013 19:53 EDT
US authorities were investigating Tuesday after hackers posted personal financial data belonging to First Lady Michelle Obama, the head of the FBI and several A-list celebrities online.
Mar 12, 2013 17:46 EDT
US Secretary of State John Kerry showed off more of his hidden language skills on Tuesday, revealing he still knew some Norwegian picked up as a boy when he spent a couple of years in Oslo.
Mar 10, 2013 13:55 EDT
Global peace icon Nelson Mandela was back home on Sunday after spending a night in hospital for a "scheduled medical checkup", the president's office said.
Mar 10, 2013 11:59 EDT
Iran on Sunday repeated its offer to help the United States in finding an ex-FBI agent who went missing while on a trip to the Islamic republic to probe cigarette counterfeiting in the region.
Mar 10, 2013 10:24 EDT
Global peace icon Nelson Mandela has spent the night in hospital after being admitted for a "scheduled medical checkup," with no official word on his condition on Sunday.
Mar 10, 2013 00:12 EST
US President Barack Obama took a satirical swipe at the political drama over an $85 billion austerity drive clutching at the US economy, at a cozy dinner for the Washington establishment.
Mar 08, 2013 17:06 EST
His mother nursed the wounded in Paris during World War II, he biked around a divided Berlin as a boy and got lost in the London zoo, and he speaks French, German and Italian.
Mar 08, 2013 15:32 EST
Washington's political rumor mill was buzzing Friday with news that President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle hosted an intimate White House dinner with Bill and Hillary Clinton.
Mar 07, 2013 15:36 EST
Chinese writer and blogger Lu Haitao is now in the United States, a top US official said Thursday, refusing to confirm whether he has been given asylum.
Mar 07, 2013 10:10 EST
When John Kerry took to Twitter on his first day as US secretary of state, he joined an army of diplomats using social media to reach out and connect directly with people around the world.
Mar 07, 2013 06:56 EST
The 2016 US election might be a full three and a half years away, but that is not stopping pollsters from asking voters who has the early presidential edge. And the advantage goes to Hillary Clinton.
Mar 04, 2013 19:00 EST
Former US top diplomat Hillary Clinton and her staff fought "tooth and nail" to push ideas for diplomacy in Afghanistan in a bitter turf war with the White House, an ex-official says in a new book.
Mar 04, 2013 16:50 EST
The United States remains committed to its so-called pivot to Asia, a senior US official said Monday, after a former senior White House advisor said it had been a regrettable choice of words.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Hillary Rodham Clinton|
|Assumed office |
January 21, 2009
|Preceded by||Condoleezza Rice|
January 3, 2001 – January 21, 2009
|Preceded by||Daniel Patrick Moynihan|
|Succeeded by||Kirsten Gillibrand|
January 20, 1993 – January 20, 2001
|Preceded by||Barbara Bush|
|Succeeded by||Laura Bush|
January 11, 1983 – December 12, 1992
|Preceded by||Gay Daniels White|
|Succeeded by||Betty Tucker|
January 9, 1979 – January 19, 1981
|Succeeded by||Gay Daniels White|
|Born||October 26, 1947 |
|Birth name||Hillary Diane Rodham|
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Residence||Chappaqua, New York|
|Alma mater||Wellesley College|
Yale Law School
|Religion||United Methodist Church|
|Website||Secretary of State|
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