55 min ago | Battle Creek Enquirer
"We took a lot of casualties," said Stark, 26, of East Lansing. "After that, you really had to come to grips with the fact that you might not be making it home." Stark survived, but his haunting memories of what he experienced in Afghanistan stayed with him.
5 hrs ago | Canada.com
Hedvig Alexander sits in a quiet coffee shop steps from Toronto's bustling financial hub, a markedly different landscape from the war-ravaged nation where she spent seven years.
5 hrs ago | CNN
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7 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen
An explosion has sent smoke rising over the heart of Afghanistan's capital. The strong blast was felt several kilometres away.
11 hrs ago | United Nations
One staff member from the UN International Labour Organization was also injured, according to a statement issued by Jan Kubis, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan .
11 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco
Authorities say an Army veteran charged with killing a police officer and wounding five others in a shootout during a marijuana raid has been found dead hanging in a jail cell.
12 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
RAMSEY The borough will bid farewell next month to fallen son Eric Christian, a marine killed May 4 in Afghanistan.
13 hrs ago | Final Call
Pfc. Holmes, one of Calvin Gibbs' 'Kill team' members stands over one of their victims.
13 hrs ago | The Star Online
Taliban militants launched a coordinated attack on a U.N. compound in the centre of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday setting off explosions and battling the security forces.
16 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Several large explosions rocked a busy area in the center of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday with Reuters witnesses describing shooting in the area.
17 hrs ago | Star Tribune
A suicide bomber struck in the heart of the Afghan capital on Friday, sending a plume of smoke billowing over Kabul in the second major attack in the city in little over a week, police said.
I have been updated by the commissioner and will chair Cobra shortly. I will make a statement on this sickening killing this morning Asked if local people would be more frightened about having an army base on their doorstep, he said people would carry on as normal What's the point of hiding in your house? You might as well just carry on with your ... (more)
In order to reduce the number of boots on the ground in Afghanistan, the Pentagon asked Congress for $9.6 billion of its allowance to be moved from one budget line to another.
The British soldier butchered on the streets of London by two suspected Islamists was a 25-year-old father who had fought the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said on Thursday.
In this Jan. 31, 2010 file photo, an unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan, on a moon-lit night.
On Wednesday, the Obama administration publicly acknowledged for the first time that four Americans were killed in drone strikes since 2009 as part of U.S. counterterrorism activities surrounding al Qaeda.
Gunmen kidnapped the father of Afghanistan's national cricket team captain near his home in an eastern city, officials said Thursday.