William Burns

No. 2 US diplomat to retire

The second-highest ranking American diplomat is retiring this fall after a 32-year career in the foreign service that included stints as U.S. ambassador to Russia and Jordan, top Middle East hand and leader of a team that held secret talks with Iran.…
Hillary Rodham Clinton

Woman accused of tossing shoe at Clinton released

Authorities say a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a Las Vegas speech has been freed after being given a misdemeanor disorderly conduct summons.…
Tyson Houston, nephew of Cliven Bundy, cries after speaking at a public meeting in the Moapa Valley Community Center in Overton, Nev. Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher)

Stun gun used on rancher’s son in cattle roundup

Tensions have escalated between protesters and federal police who used a stun gun on a son of a Nevada rancher fighting a roundup of cattle that he claims have historical grazing rights northeast of Las Vegas.…
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton ducks as an object is thrown on stage during an address to members of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries during their annual convention at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Las Vegas.  (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun, Steve Marcus)

Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech

Hillary Rodham Clinton ducked a thrown shoe, expressed surprise, cracked a couple of jokes that drew applause and continued her keynote speech on stage in front of a Las Vegas convention audience.…