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Those left in Afghanistan complain of broken US promises

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — In the final days of the chaotic American airlift from Afghanistan, Javed Habibi, a green card holder from Richmond, Virginia, said he was getting emails and phone calls from the U.S. government promising that he, his…

AP FACT CHECK: Biden skirts broken promise on Afghan exit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday glossed over his broken promise to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan until the last Americans are out and offered the faint assurance — even with the last U.S. planes gone — that…

Redhead festival held in Netherlands

(CBS Newspath) -- REDHEAD FESTIVAL: Hundreds of people attended a festival in the Netherlands to celebrate a special shared trait. For more videos, click here.

Last troops exit Afghanistan, ending America's longest war

WASHINGTON (AP) — After two decades, the United States has completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war and closing a sad chapter in military history. It's likely to be remembered for colossal…

Evacuated Afghan activist dreams of going back home one day

GOLEM, Albania (AP) — An Afghan evacuee is now housed in a tourist resort in Albania. But Ghazaal Habibyar can hardly rest when remembering the difficulties she and her family faced getting onto the plane and leaving her homeland. She…

Taliban guard says last US planes have left Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban guard at Kabul's airport says the last U.S. planes have flown out after 20 years of war. Hemad Sherzad says five planes departed around midnight. Celebratory gunfire erupted across the Afghan capital early Tuesday.…

China limits children to 3 hours of online gaming a week

BEIJING (AP) — China is banning children from playing online games for more than three hours a week, the harshest restriction so far on the game industry as Chinese regulators continue cracking down on the technology sector. Regulators announced that…

US says drone kills suicide bombers targeting Kabul airport

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. says a drone struck a vehicle carrying “multiple suicide bombers” from Afghanistan’s Islamic State affiliate before they could target the ongoing military evacuation at Kabul’s international airport. There were few initial details about the…