(WASHINGTON) -- A crush of Americans are seeking to travel overseas again as vaccination rates climb in the U.S., and foreign governments loosen their restrictions. But many of them are running into a critical problem: Their passport is expired. That's led to another crush --... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department will now grant U.S. citizenship to children born overseas to same-sex and heterosexual American couples through in vitro fertilization, surrogacy and other assisted reproductive technology, the agency said Tuesday, notifying all U.S. posts overseas and Congress of the historic... Read More.
By ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Newly-confirmed Attorney General Merrick Garland delivered his first virtual address Thursday to the Justice Department's more than 115,000 employees, using his remarks to express solidarity with career officials and what he described as their... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department mishandled its initial response to the mysterious health incidents that have affected U.S. personnel in Cuba, according to a newly released review.The previously classified report, which was completed in... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ADIA ROBINSON, JACK ARNHOLZ, MEREDITH DELISO, LAUREN KING, MICHELLE STODDART and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- This is Day Three of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.Here is how events are unfolding.... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo returned to the office Monday after quarantining because of exposure to someone who tested positive for coronavirus, according to two State Department sources.His return after less than a week... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration has offered to create a $150 million fund for victims of the 1998 embassy bombings who have become U.S. citizens, according to State Department documents obtained exclusively by ABC News.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Despite warnings by top health officials to avoid large gatherings as the coronavirus spread worsens, the State Department is planning to host several holiday parties with hundreds of guests invited, according to a source... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With just over two months left in the Trump administration, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is traveling -- and acting -- as if there's no end in sight.The top U.S. diplomat is... Read More.
BY: CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK — Amid a watchdog office's probe of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife for alleged "misuse of government resources," three sources familiar with the situation told ABC News those allegations also... Read More.
BY: ALEXANDER MALLIN, AARON KATERSKY, and KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into whether former national security adviser John Bolton illegally mishandled classified information in publishing his book "The Room Where It Happened"... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN and BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Months of tension between House Democrats and the State Department are set to spill out into public display on Wednesday when senior department officials testify about the firing of the agency's... Read More.