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Trump Vows Continued Fight in Afghanistan; Reversing Stance

Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring U.S. troops must “fight to win.” He pointedly declined to disclose how many more troops will be dispatched to wage America’s longest war.

Trump Says US Can’t Afford Quick Afghanistan Withdrawal

President Donald Trump declared Monday night the United States must continue fighting in Afghanistan to avoid the “predictable and unacceptable” results of a rapid withdrawal from the country where the U.S. has been at war for 16 years.

‘A Primal Experience’: Americans Dazzled By Solar Eclipse

The stars came out in the middle of the day, zoo animals ran in agitated circles, crickets chirped, birds fell silent and a chilly darkness fell upon the land Monday as the U.S. witnessed its first full-blown, coast-to-coast solar eclipse since World War I.

Hundreds Dead, Missing in Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone, more than 300 people have died from a deadly mudslide, while 600 remain unaccounted for. CNN's Farai Sevenzo reports on the challenging rescue efforts.

Spanish Police Kill 5 in Resort Hours After Barcelona Attack

Police on Friday shot and killed five people wearing fake bomb belts who staged a car attack in a seaside resort in Spain’s Catalonia region hours after a van plowed into pedestrians on a busy Barcelona promenade, killing at least 13 people and injuring over 100 others.

Both Korean Leaders and U.S. Signal Turn to Diplomacy Amid Crisis

North Korea’s military on Tuesday presented leader Kim Jong Un with plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam and “wring the windpipes of the Yankees,” even as both Koreas and the United States signaled their willingness to avert a deepening crisis, with each suggesting a path toward negotiations.

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