• Former Marine from N. Va. killed in Libya attack

    WASHINGTON — A northern Virginia security contractor is the American killed in the terrorist attack in Libya on Tuesday. He leaves behind a wife and four children. A security contractor working for Fredericksburg-based Crucible, David…

  • Citing violence, U.S. vacates Libyan embassy

    The embassy is very close to militia violence occurring in Tripoli.

  • U.S. forces preparing for trouble in Libya

    Several hundred U.S. Marines are being moved into position to rapidly respond to possible violence in Libya, according to a Department of Defense official.

  • Libya bristles at US raid that captured militant

    A suspected Libyan al-Qaida figure nabbed by U.S. special forces in a dramatic operation in Tripoli was living freely in his homeland for the past two years, after a trajectory that took him to Sudan, Afghanistan and Iran, where he had been detained for years, his family said Sunday.

  • In cable the day he died, U.S. ambassador warned Clinton about Benghazi security

    Just hours before he died in a terrorist attack
    at the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Ambassador
    Chris Stevens sent a cable to Secretary of
    State Hillary Clinton painting a chaotic,
    violent portrait of the eastern Libya city and
    warning that local militias were threatening to
    pull the security they afforded U.S. officials.

  • FBI turns to Facebook for clues in Benghazi attacks

    The FBI seeks help from the Arabic-speaking public and social media as part of its investigation into the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed four Americans.

  • Blog: The Libya consulate timeline

    U.S. national security officials are discussing
    what happened in Libya and what to do about it. So
    what do we know?