Afghanistan

What Are The Countries At Risk Of Mass Killings In 2021?

10 hours ago   |   Forbes

The report identified countries most at risk for new mass killings in 2020 or 2021. Topping the list is, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Democratic Republic of the Congo...
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Afghanistan launches year's first polio vaccination drive

17 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Nationwide campaign to vaccinate nearly 10 million children under the age of five has begun, say officials.
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‘There Is No Safe Area': In Kabul, Fear Has Taken Over

23 hours ago   |   NY Times

A new wave of violence and a growing uncertainty about the country's future have left Afghans in the capital with a constant sense of fear.
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OTR: Security was insufficient during attack on Capitol, McGovern says

OTR: Security was insufficient during attack on Capitol, McGovern says

1 day ago   |   WCVB

The Massachusetts congressman says there are now more troops in Washington, D.C. than in Afghanistan and Iraq combined.
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Why Did the Taliban Free an Imprisoned Afghan Police Officer?

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The internal debate in Washington over the fate of an Iranian prisoner in Afghanistan illustrates one of the difficult decisions the end of a war brings.
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Official: Gunmen kill two women judges in Afghan capital

1 day ago   |   ABC News

A court official says gunmen have fired on a car in northern Kabul, killing two women judges who worked for Afghanistan's high court and wounding the driver
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2019: First openly gay candidate runs for president

2019: First openly gay candidate runs for president

2 days ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Pete Buttigieg, 37, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, joined the race for the Democratic nomination for president. A veteran of the war in Afghanistan, he and his husband...
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U.S. down to 2,500 troops in Afghanistan, as ordered by Trump

U.S. down to 2,500 troops in Afghanistan, as ordered by Trump

3 days ago   |   Post Gazette

The U.S. military has reached it goal of reducing the number of troops in Afghanistan to roughly 2,500, a drawdown that appears to violate a last-minute congressional...
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Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - As President Donald Trump's supporters massed outside the Capitol last week and sang the national anthem, a line of men wearing olive-drab helmets and body armor...
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The War on Terror Only Created More Terror in America

4 days ago   |   The New Republic

Historians will spend decades parsing the tragic from the ridiculous over the first few weeks of 2021, and many books will be written about the Capitol insurrection...
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Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

His term was supposed to finish at the end of 2021. Read more ...

First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the...

First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the White House

Trump called the opportunity to serve as first lady the "greatest honor of my life." Read more ...

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

Jeanne Pouchain has an unusual problem. She's officially dead. The 58-year-old has been trying for three years to prove that she is alive. Read more ...

FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to...

FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to potentially sell to Russia

In a new criminal court case against a woman alleged to have entered the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the FBI noted that a tipster raised the possibility of a laptop being stolen... Read more ...

Man lived inside O'Hare Airport for 3 months before detection: prosecutors

Man lived inside O'Hare Airport for 3 months before detection: prosecutors

CHICAGO - A man who was living inside O'Hare International Airport managed to escape detection for three months, according to prosecutors. Aditya Singh, 36, is charged with... Read more ...

Reports: Pirates trade Joe Musgrove to Padres for multiple prospects

Reports: Pirates trade Joe Musgrove to Padres for multiple prospects

ESPN's Jeff Passan said in a tweet that the trade for Musgrove is pending medical reviews and will be sending a large package of prospects back to the Pirates. Read more ...

Trump's pardons: Full list of clemencies granted during his presidency

Trump's pardons: Full list of clemencies granted during his presidency

President Trump has granted clemency to nearly 90 people since taking office - and can continue to exercise that power until President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in at noon on... Read more ...

Trump lifting COVID-19 travel bans for Europe, Brazil

Trump lifting COVID-19 travel bans for Europe, Brazil

President Trump on Monday lifted a COVID-19 travel ban on foreigners who recently visited Brazil or much of Europe. The restrictions end Jan. 26, six days after Trump leaves... Read more ...

Day of Service: Urban Dreams honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Day of Service: Urban Dreams honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

The Martin Luther King Junior holiday isn't just a day off of work and school. Read more ...

No abnormal reactions reported from Moderna vaccine batch in El Dorado...

No abnormal reactions reported from Moderna vaccine batch in El Dorado County, officials say

As state health officials ask providers to stop giving shots from a batch of the Moderna COVID-19 that led to reports of allergic reactions, El Dorado County officials said... Read more ...