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US will have role in Afghan reconciliation with Taliban
The top U.S. commander for the war in Afghanistan says America has a role to play in setting the conditions for members of the Taliban to lay down their weapons and move back into Afghanistan's society
Why is the US still in Afghanistan?
On Aug. 21, 2017, President Donald Trump addressed American soldiers and Army generals at the Fort Myers military base in Arlington, Virginia, announcing that he was taking a new approach to the war in Afghanistan – the longest war in U.S. history, and its costliest since World War II. Trump said
Here's how a government shutdown could affect you
So the government shut down at 12:01 a.m. EST on Saturday after lawmakers unsuccessfully brokered a plan to continue government funding into next week. But how will various branches and agencies of the federal government respond? Below, a primer of what to expect: Some history There have been 12
Over 40 killed, 30 injured in explosion in Afghanistan
An attack in Kabul, Afghanistan has killed at least 40 people and injured more than 30 more on Thursday. Nasrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, confirmed the attack in west Kabul, the capital and largest city in Afghanistan. The explosion took place at a Shia cultural center
Fellow soldiers, intelligence analyst testify in Bergdahl's defense: He's a 'gold mine'
After days of emotional testimony about fellow soldiers who were injured or killed in the aftermath of his disappearance, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl 's defense team brought in its own troops to describe the man who walked off his base and the man who came home. In its second day of witness testimony,
Bennett: NRA focused on bump stocks to avoid 'very large argument' over gun control
The Powerhouse Roundtable discusses possible gun control legislation and more domestic policy issues.
Navy war veteran, nurse who shielded wife among those killed in Vegas shooting
Seventeen of the victims who died in a mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night have been identified.
Taliban claims it targeted US defense chief's plane in attack on Kabul airport
The Taliban and ISIS are both taking credit for a rocket attack on Kabul's airport early Wednesday just hours after U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis landed in Afghanistan for a surprise visit. A barrage of up to 40 rounds of munitions hit the airport, including 29 rocket-propelled grenades,
Trump will speak at UN amid Iran deal controversy, North Korea tensions
Delegates will be listening for a diplomatic option for handling North Korea.
Trump and Mattis seemingly at odds over North Korea and transgender military ban
The president and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis offer differing statements on North Korea and the military transgender ban.