Yemen

(stock image of US Marines from 1st Battalion 8th / Photo credit DMITRY KOSTYUKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

US official: Marine Team Sent To Yemen

An elite Marine rapid response team arrived in Yemen’s capital Friday in the wake of violence and protests at the U.S. Embassy, the Pentagon said.

CBS Seattle–09/14/2012

An Egyptian protester forwards a tear gas canister towards riot police during clashes near the US embassy in Cairo on September 13, 2012. Police used tear gas as they clashed with a crowd protesting outside the US embassy in Cairo against a film mocking Islam. (AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI/ GettyImages)

US Embassies Step Up Security After Libya Attack

Security was increased at American embassies and consulates around the world Thursday following an attack that killed the U.S. ambassador in Libya, while the U.S. urged its citizens abroad to be vigilant.

CBS Seattle–09/13/2012

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

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