August 6, 2013 CNN and NBC report the U.S. has charged the leader of a Libyan militia. The charges — the first in connection with the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks — were filed under seal in a New York court.
May 22, 2013 The role former CIA Director David Petraeus played in creating the discredited U.S. "talking points" about the violence in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead, including a U.S. ambassador, last year is under new scrutiny, as a Washington Post story suggests that Petraeus sought to shape the resulting memo to favor his agency.
May 20, 2013 The White House correspondent's story about administration emails created an uproar. Then a key part of it turned out to be wrong.
May 15, 2013 The White House releases all the emails related to the so-called talking points produced in the aftermath of the attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi.
May 13, 2013 The administration's critics, though, say revelations about changes made to accounts of what happened at the U.S. consulate raise questions.
January 24, 2013 VIDEO: See the secretary of state's sharp words for Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., after he accuses the Obama administration of misleading the nation about who was behind last September's attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.
January 8, 2013 Tunisian authorities have released a man who has been suspected of being involved in the attack that left the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans dead. The man's lawyer says there's no evidence to connect his client to the attack. He was recently questioned by the FBI.
December 28, 2012 The secretary of state has been recuperating from a stomach virus and a concussion she suffered when she fainted and fell. Congressional committees have been waiting for her to come testify about the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.
December 18, 2012 An independent panel said systematic management failures at the State Department led to inadequate security that left the diplomatic mission vulnerable. Despite those failures, the board found no cause for any disciplinary action.
December 14, 2012 The U.N. ambassador, who withdrew herself from consideration to be the next secretary of state, gives her side of the story in today's Washington Post.
December 13, 2012 She has been the target of sharp criticism from many Republicans because of what they have charged were misleading statements she made in the days after the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.
December 4, 2012 "Officials from a cross-section of agencies" tell The Wall Street Journal that references to al-Qaida were removed to protect sources. Those sources say the White House did not drive that decision. The wording, used by U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, has come under criticism.
November 27, 2012 The U.N. ambassador may be tapped by President Obama to be the next secretary of state. Before then, though, she'll face more questions from lawmakers about what she and other officials said and knew about the attack in the days after it happened.
November 21, 2012 The U.S. envoy to the U.N. is seen as a front-runner for the job of secretary of state in President Obama's second term, but her comments in the wake of the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi have made her a focus of criticism. Rice also said she looked forward to discussing Sen. John McCain's concerns over her comments with the Republican.