In our news wrap Tuesday, at least 3 students were killed after a shooting at their high school in southeastern Michigan. A federal appeals court upheld California's ban on high-capacity firearms magazines. New York City has become the first major…
It's been three months since the U.S. withdrew its forces from Afghanistan, but America's involvement there didn't begin after Sept. 11, 2001. It began decades earlier, after the Soviet Union invaded that country in 1979 and the U.S. began working…
By Nick Schifrin
Many Afghan families who once had steady, stable incomes have plummeted into desperation, uncertain of how they will pay for their next meal.
By Lee Keath, Associated Press
But she told the U.N. Security Council that a humanitarian catastrophe “is preventable,” saying the main cause is financial sanctions on the Taliban, who took over the country Aug. 15.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
Laurel Miller, director of the Asia Program of the International Crisis Group and former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Ryan Crocker are expected to testify.
Winter has come to Afghanistan, and brought with it a skyrocketing need for aid to millions of desperate Afghans. International humanitarian groups are working to stave off widespread hunger, while providing other services under a Taliban regime widely considered a…
By Hari Sreenivasan
The Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan and the withdrawal of U.S. troops in August triggered a massive humanitarian crisis in the country as thousands of Afghans fled. Now Maine is one of many states welcoming some of the 50,000 Afghan refugees…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his Qatari counterpart say Qatar will serve as the "protecting power" for the United States in Taliban-run Afghanistan. Qatar will handle consular services for American citizens.
It's been nearly three months since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, and the country is in economic and humanitarian free fall. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson was in Kabul during the U.S. withdrawal in August, and has returned to report on…
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