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Obama's decision to delay withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, explained

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Once again, the United States is delaying the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan -- prolonging the United States' longest war.<p>President Barack Obama announced Thursday that the U.S. will keep its nearly 10,000 troops in Afghanistan through most of 2016. And in 2017, …

Afghanistan

6 takeaways from the Republican presidential debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump finally took some punches, Carly Fiorina grabbed control, Jeb Bush woke up and Marco Rubio and Chris Christie elbowed their way into the fray on a crowded stage. Everyone else just tried to crash the party.<p>The CNN Republican debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on …

Government

9/11 anniversary: America remembers lives lost on one of its darkest days

<b>(CNN) —</b> With his head bowed during a moment of silence outside the White House, President Barack Obama set the tone Friday for a nation marking a dark day with solemn ceremonies.<p>Fourteen years ago Friday, terrorists hijacked four passenger planes and smashed two into New York's World Trade Center.<p>A …

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

What ISIS Learned From the Cartels

Social media. Beheadings. Dogma. Empty promises. ISIS is copying the Mexican cartel playbook to a T, writes The Cartel author Don Winslow.<p>A bound man …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Hacking North Korea

It can be hard listening to the stories of people who have escaped from North Korea -- or, to give its official name, the Democratic People's …

North Korea

Flashback: Brad Paisley Delivers a Moving CMA Awards Speech

Brad Paisley, who turns 42 years old today, wasn't even 30 when he won his first major CMA Award in 2000, the best new artist trophy known then as …

How to Really Protect Yourself from Ebola

While it's highly unlikely that you'll be exposed to anyone with the virus in the U.S., experts still have a few tips to keep in mind.<p>One in five Americans worry about getting the Ebola virus, according to a recent Gallup poll. Most of this concern comes from news reports last week of a man in …

Disease

New US-led airstrikes hit besieged Syrian town

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition intensified its aerial bombardment of Islamic State positions Thursday in the Syrian border town of Kobani as the extremist group fought street battles with Kurdish forces and reportedly rushed in reinforcements.<p>The battle for the town near the …

Middle East

Spanish nurse reported Ebola symptoms many times before being quarantined

A Spanish nurse who was admitted to hospital in Madrid with the Ebola virus, after treating a repatriated patient who later died of the illness, had told health authorities at least three times that she had a fever before she was placed in quarantine.<p>Teresa Romero Ramos is the first person in the …

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