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A bomb, a death, a war’s painful legacy: Remembering the first Californian killed in Afghanistan

The 2,000-pound bomb followed its instructions as it raced through the cold December sky above the small Afghan village of…

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US and other countries ‘deeply concerned by reports of summary killings’ in Afghanistan

The statement comes after a report was released by Human Rights Watch on Tuesday alleging more than a hundred former…

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The rescue of Parwana: 9-year-old sold into child marriage in Afghanistan is taken to safety

Carrying only a blanket for warmth, 9-year-old Parwana Malik balances on her mother’s lap beside her siblings, as the family…

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This pilot fled Afghanistan as a child. Now he’s bringing Afghan refugees hope on their journey to America

He’s walked through Antelope Canyon in Northern Arizona, surrounded by swirling sandstone formations formed by flash flooding. He’s stood on…

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The Wounded Warrior Experience: How veterans are coping with the withdrawal from Afghanistan

Major General Mark Graham and his wife know about loss — and the high cost of war.  He and his…

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Graham grills Mayorkas on border, Afghanistan at Senate hearing

Sen. Lindsey Graham interrogated Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas during a Senate hearing Tuesday about the number of Afghans who…

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‘When will we get out?’ Parents plead with California son to help them flee Afghanistan

SACRAMENTO —  Emal Salarzai woke up in the middle of the night a few weeks ago feeling like his skull was…

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US, Russia, China and Pakistan meet to discuss Afghanistan as humanitarian crisis deepens

The representatives of those four countries — known as the extended troika — also “met with senior Taliban representatives on…

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Relatives of Afghans killed in US drone strike still haven’t heard from Washington

KABUL, Afghanistan – They’re still waiting. Relatives of the 10 innocent Afghans killed in a US drone strike before the…

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Pentagon intensifies effort to evacuate families of Defense Department service members from Afghanistan

In a memo, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Colin Kahl asked Defense service members and civilians to submit via…

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