September 12, 2012
U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, above, was killed Tuesday when he and a group of embassy employees went to the consulate to try to evacuate staff as the building came under attack.
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday condemned attacks on a U.S. consulate in eastern Libya that killed the U.S. ambassador and three American members of his staff. He ordered increased security at U.S. diplomatic posts around the world.