5 Things Travelers Should Do When a Safety Alert Is Issued

Amid growing concern about the U.S. being targeted for attack, the State Department issued a worldwide travel safety alert for all Americans abroad to watch out for anti-U.S. actions, following an alleged Iranian plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to Washington.

The alert doesn’t give a specific threat or impose any new travel restrictions. But it does caution U.S. citizens to exercise care when traveling.