Carol Morello

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Alan Gross, who was released from a Cuban prison last week, will be paid in a settlement with USAID.

  • Dec 24, 2014

Case of U.S. resident, a missionary who was abducted almost 15 years ago, is sent back to a trial court.

  • Dec 23, 2014

U.S. trade and tourism are expected to grow with the historic decision to mend diplomatic ties, and some are scrambling to position themselves as first in line.

  • Dec 18, 2014

It started with an American overture and a series of nine meetings in Canada. Later, the pope intervened.

  • Dec 17, 2014

The measure comes as several sympathetic Arab states are helping the U.S. battle the Islamic State.

  • Dec 16, 2014

Palestinians will ask the Security Council to recognize a Palestinian state and end Israeli occupation.

  • Dec 15, 2014

The reporter’s family shared details of his worsening health and growing despair after 141 days in prison.

  • Dec 10, 2014

The secretary of state said Congress shouldn’t “bind the hands” of President Obama.

  • Dec 9, 2014

Kerry’s defense of talks with Iran were rebutted by Israel’s prime minister, who warned of a “bad deal.”

  • Dec 7, 2014

Saying the journalist “poses no threat,” the secretary of state calls for Jason Rezaian’s immediate release.

  • Dec 7, 2014
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Carol Morello is the diplomatic correspondent for The Washington Post, covering the State Department. She previously wrote about demographics and the census. She has worked at the Washington Post since 2000. Before that, she was a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer and USA Today. She grew up in central Michigan (hold up your hand, it’s just left of the thumb) and has never shaken the feeling that she’s at heart a small town girl.
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