U.S. State Department
After a U.S. drone strike killed four alleged al-Qaida members in Yemen, the State Department is telling non-essential personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen to leave the country. The order follows a threat by al-Qaida that has triggered temporary shutdowns of 19 American diplomatic posts across the Middle East and Africa.
The U.S. State Department is sending a Minnesota hip-hop artist to Africa as part of a cultural exchange program.
Last year 200,000 Minnesotans left this frigid, snowy land for the sun and the beaches of Mexico. But with a U.S. State Department travel warning still in effect, is Mexico safe?
A Minnesota native has been sworn in as the number two person at the U.S. State Department.