US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leaves New York-Presbyterian Hospital with husband, Bill (top right), and daughter, Chelsea, in New York, 2 January 2013
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Hillary Clinton discharged from New York hospital

3 January 2013 Last updated at 03:14 GMT

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been discharged from hospital after treatment on a blood clot between her skull and brain.

Her medical team said she was making good progress, and were confident she would make a full recovery, said the state department.

It added in a statement that she was "eager to get back to the office".

Jane O'Brien reports.