Where There’s Smoke, There’s a Conspiracy Theory at a Russian Consulate

Just what the Russians had set afire at their consulate in San Francisco, a day after the State Department ordered it shuttered, remains a burning question.

In Retaliation, U.S. Orders Russia to Close Consulate in San Francisco

The order to close a consulate and diplomatic annexes in New York and Washington was expected since Russia told the United States to cut its embassy staff in Moscow.

16 Diplomats Sickened After Attack Last Year in Havana

The State Department reported on Thursday that at least 16 employees became ill after a possible sonic attack starting last December in homes of U.S. Embassy employees in Cuba.

Sam Brownback, Kansas Governor, to Be Nominated as Ambassador for International Religious Freedom

By JACEY FORTIN and MITCH SMITH July 26, 2017 Sam Brownback, the beleaguered governor of Kansas, will be nominated to serve as ambassador at large for international religious freedom, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday. Mr. Brownback,...

Turkish President Assails U.S. Over Charges Against His Guards

The authorities announced that they had charged 12 Turkish security personnel and four other American and Canadian civilians in connection with an attack on protesters.