The state official overseeing the race, a known voter suppressor, won a GOP runoff this week to be the Republican nominee.
After cancellation of the June 12 summit between President Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, there are signs that the meeting could get back on track as originally planned.
In Tel Aviv, the secretary of state call for concerted international action to punish Iran for its missile programs.
Mike Pompeo wins confirmation from 57 senators, with 42 others voting no. The vote was one of the closest in recent history for a prospective secretary of state.
Mike Pompeo, the nominee for secretary of state, barely avoids a rebuke as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee recommends him.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee may not have enough votes to recommend Donald Trump's secretary of state nominee for confirmation.
While not a household name, Tom Shannon is widely respected by his colleagues, lawmakers and others, and his departure will leave another void in the top ranks.
The most troubling feature of a recent mishmash of a talk by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the intent to keep U.S. troops in eastern Syria for the long haul.
The secretary of state's recent conciliatory comments and suggestion of diplomacy reportedly alarmed administration officials.