Americans see chemical weapon ‘red line’ in Syria, poll

Americans reject an immediate U.S. military intervention in Syria’s raging civil war, but are open to the possibility should President Bashar al-Assad’s struggling regime use or lose control of its massive stockpile of chemical weapons, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

U.S. Embassy in Cairo closed indefinitely

The U.S. Embassy in Egypt has been closed indefinitely, spokeswoman Elizabeth Coulton told CNN, although it is still offering 24-hour emergency assistance. Embassy staff in Cairo have been overwhelmed by inquiries and the State Department now has a 24/7 task force and call centers, Assistant Secretary of State Janice L. Jacobs said. Travel updates are […]