US Takes Steps To Make It Harder For Americans To Visit Cuba The Trump administration is imposing travel and commerce restrictions on Cuba that will make it harder for Americans to visit the island nation.
Child Sex Offenders To Be Identified On U.S. PassportsThe State Department said this week it will revoke existing passports of registered child sex offenders and require them to apply for a new one that carries a notice saying the bearer "was convicted of a sex offense against a minor."
U.S. Travel Warning Troubles Cuba's Small BusinessesA U.S. State Department travel warning for Cuba following mysterious attacks that harmed nearly two dozen American diplomats has come like a bucket of cold water for the aspirations of thousands of private entrepreneurs on the island.
State Department Issues Mexico Travel Warning About Tainted AlcoholThe U.S. State Department is now warning Americans to consume alcohol in moderation while visiting Mexico, and to get medical help if they feel sick while drinking in the country. 
U.S. To Ban American Citizens From Travel To North KoreaA senior Trump administration official has confirmed to CBS News that starting in late August the U.S. government will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea.
US Says $400M Payment Was Contingent On Release Of PrisonersThe State Department says a $400 million cash payment to Iran was contingent on the release of American prisoners.
Ex-State Dept. Worker To Be Sentenced For 'Sextortion' SchemeSitting at a desk in the American embassy in London, a former U.S. State Department employee used his government-issued computer to prey on vulnerable young women and manipulate them into sharing nude photos.
Travel Warning Issued During Busy Holiday SeasonAs many people prepare to travel for Thanksgiving, the U.S. State Department has issued a worldwide travel warning for Americans. Officials are urging everyone to "exercise particular caution during the holiday season."
Stakes High For Clinton, GOP As Benghazi Hearing Takes Center StageHillary Clinton is taking center stage as the star witness in the Republican-led investigation into the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
Texas Man Says Wife Is Detained In China On Spying ChargesThe husband of an American businesswoman who's been detained by Chinese authorities for six months says his wife is accused of spying and stealing state secrets.
Tarrant Co. District Clerk Permanently Shuts Down Passport OfficesIf you live in Tarrant County and you need a passport, don't bother going to a county passport office.
U.S. State Department Issues Mexico Travel WarningThe U.S State Department expanded its warning of non-essential travel to 14 states in northern and central Mexico.

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