In our news wrap Wednesday, at least 100 people have died in heavy flooding in northern and eastern Afghanistan. Strong seasonal rains brought mudslides that filled streets, submerged cars and destroyed more than 2,000 homes. Also, police in Minsk broke…
In our news wrap Monday, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has returned to all-remote learning after an outbreak of the novel coronavirus. It was one of the largest schools in the country to bring students back to…
By Associated Press
Even as Afghan troops seized the prison in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, some 115 kilometers (70 miles) east of Kabul, IS militants continued to fire on Afghan security forces from a nearby neighborhood.
By Associated Press
Family members, without protective equipment and only a few wearing face masks, help care for the patients lying in hospital beds.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a controversial Hong Kong security bill into law. Beijing lawmakers applauded after passing legislation that punishes secessionist activity in the semi-autonomous territory with up to life in prison. Also, the…
The NewsHour has reported that Russian military intelligence provided financial incentives to the Taliban to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan -- and that this intelligence was always briefed up to senior U.S. government officials. But the White House say President…
By Zeke Miller, James Laporta, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The Democrats said their briefing was insufficient. Hoyer said it was White House officials giving “their perspective" when lawmakers really need to hear from members of the intelligence community.
By James Laporta, Associated Press
Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported, according to U.S.
In our news wrap Monday, the man known as the Golden State Killer pled guilty to 13 counts of first-degree murder. Former police officer Joseph DeAngelo will be spared the death penalty but will serve life in prison without parole.
The United States has no greater ally in Afghanistan than the United Kingdom, and the British-American partnership is critical to U.S. foreign policy around the world. The new British ambassador to the U.S., Karen Pierce, joins Nick Schifrin to discuss…
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