Embassy was 'an interim facility' lacking bulletproof glass, reinforced doors or other features common to embassies.

Benghazi consulate was not protected by the contingent of MSG that usually safeguard embassies and instead was guarded by Libyan and State Department security officers.

USS Laboon and USS McFaul, which are both armed with Tomahawk missiles, to be sent to the coast of Libya.

U.S. ambassador Christopher Stevens died of 'smoke inhalation' after grenade attack on consulate in Benghazi.

Marines on their way to Benghazi to provide additional security and drones expected to gather intelligence.