Last troops exit Afghanistan, ending Americas longest war

WASHINGTON — The United States completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan late Monday, ending America’s longest war and closing a chapter in military history likely to be remembered for colossal failures, unfulfilled promises and a frantic final exit that cost the

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U.S. steps up efforts to evacuate Afghans. By Amelia Nierenberg Good morning. We’re covering the latest on the U.S. effort to evacuate Afghans in Kabul, the extended lockdown in Australia and America’s fast-growing Asian population. U.S. orders airlines to help

Fall of Afghanistan: Seven dead in crowd crush at Kabul airport

The chaos around Kabul’s international airport saw another seven Afghan civilians killed in crowds, the British military says, showing the danger still posed to those trying to flee the Taliban’s takeover of the country. The airport has been the focal