Officials: Afghan president to overhaul securityOfficials: Afghan president to overhaul securityFacing an intensified Taliban insurgency, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani plans to fire senior civilian and military leaders in the country's most volatile provinces to reinvigorate the battle against militants, officials have told The Associated Press.Crime
Ex-Army lieutenant seeks clemency in killing of 2 AfghansEx-Army lieutenant seeks clemency in killing of 2 AfghansA lieutenant with the 82nd Airborne Division serving a 20-year prison sentence for the killings of two people in Afghanistan is asking for clemency from his commander.World
British national among 5 killed in Afghan suicide attackBritish national among 5 killed in Afghan suicide attackA suicide bomber attacked a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday, killing at least five civiliansNews
Cpl. Rob Richards discusses being woundedCpl. Rob Richards discusses being woundedFormer sniper Cpl. Rob Richards discusses being wounded in Marjah in 2010, recovering and returning to AfghanistanMaryland
Mourning an American hero: ‘He was straight-up military’Mourning an American hero: ‘He was straight-up military’Hear the last answering machine message left for his mother by Sgt. Major Wardell Turner, a Nanticoke, Md., native killed in a Nov. 24 bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.News
DoD IDs sergeant major, specialist killed in AfghanistanDoD IDs sergeant major, specialist killed in AfghanistanCommand Sgt. Maj. Wardell Turrner and Spc. Joseph Riley were killed Monday in Afghanistan.Pentagon
New, expanded rules for U.S. combat in Afghanistan in 2015New, expanded rules for U.S. combat in Afghanistan in 2015New rules for the 9,800 U.S. troops remaining in Afghanistan next year will allow commanders to order air strikes or night raids on Taliban forces who pose a significant threat to the Afghan government, defense officials said. The rules came in an order recently...News
Suicide bomber kills at least 50 Afghans at volleyball tournamentSuicide bomber kills at least 50 Afghans at volleyball tournamentA suicide bomber blew himself up at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 45 people in the country's deadliest terrorist attack this year, officials said.