Full story - August 24, 2021
A young woman is shown sitting on a green cot, among dozens over other cots, each with personal belongings on top.
US President Joe Biden has decided not to extend his Aug. 31 deadline for completing the US-led evacuation of Americans and Afghan allies from Afghanistan.
Full story - August 23, 2021
A large group of evacuees are shown in the back of a large Air Force aircraft with green-colored lights lining the inside.
Over the 24 hours that ended early morning Monday, 28 US military flights evacuated more than 10,000 people from Kabul, according to a White House official.
Full story - August 20, 2021
US President Joe Biden is shown walking toward a podium with the seal of the US presidency and holding a folder.
Facing a torrent of criticism, President Joe Biden plans to speak Friday about the chaotic evacuation of Americans and allies from Afghanistan. Stream the address live here at 1 p.m. Eastern.
Full story - August 20, 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris is shown standing at a podium with two microphones and her right hand pointing forward.
Vice President Kamala Harris' trip, which includes stops in Singapore and Vietnam, has taken on new importance given concerns about Afghanistan with the Taliban back in power.
Full story - August 18, 2021
A man is shown without a shirt on standing next to a woman holding a small child with the rubble of their home in the background.
Haitian officials raised the death toll from a deadly weekend earthquake by more than 500 on Tuesday after Tropical Storm Grace forced a temporary halt to search and rescue efforts, a delay that fed growing anger and frustration among thousands who were left homeless.
Full story - August 17, 2021
Soldiers are shown standing guard near a barbed-wire fence with a larger crowd of people shown standing and waiting.
The Taliban declared an "amnesty" across Afghanistan and urged women to join their government Tuesday, seeking to convince a wary population that they have changed a day after deadly chaos gripped the main airport as desperate crowds tried to flee their rule.
Full story - August 16, 2021
A Taliban fighter sits on the back of a vehicle with a machine gun in front of the main gate leading to the Afghan presidential palace
Two decades after the US-led invasion of Afghanistan, the Taliban have regained control of the country by capturing the capital, Kabul.
Full story - August 16, 2021
Several Taliban fighters are shown standing around a large wooden table with one man sitting down.
Thousands of people packed into the Afghan capital's airport on Monday, rushing the tarmac and pushing onto planes in desperate attempts to flee the country after the Taliban overthrew the Western-backed government. US troops fired warning shots as they struggled to manage the chaotic evacuation.
Full story - August 12, 2021
Several people are shown sitting and standing around the center, circular post in the open air city square.
The Taliban captured a strategic provincial capital near Kabul on Thursday, the 10th the insurgents have taken in a weeklong sweep across Afghanistan.
Full story - August 11, 2021
Jim Nickel is shown wearing a suit and tie while speaking into a microphone with an image of Michael Spavor projected on a screen in the background.
A Canadian entrepreneur was sentenced to 11 years in prison Wednesday in a spying case linked to Beijing's effort to push his country to release an executive of tech giant Huawei.

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