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Five key pieces of Trump's Afghanistan plan

16 years, thousands dead, no end in sight

America's longest war continues to trudge on and the bodies continue to pile up.

Police kill suspected Barcelona attack driver

Spanish authorities on Monday shot and killed the suspected driver of the van that plowed into crowds last week in Barcelona, according to Catalan police.

Official: US ship lost control before collision

The USS John S. McCain suffered a "steering casualty" as the warship was beginning its approach into the Strait of Malacca, near Singapore, causing it to collide with a commercial tanker Monday, a US Navy official told CNN.

Singapore, Malaysia clash over aiding destroyer

A collision involving a US navy ship Monday took place in waters that have been bitterly disputed between Malaysia and Singapore for decades.

Ryan: Trump 'messed up' US protests response

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Monday he believed President Donald Trump "messed up" in his response to the recent racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, when he equated neo-Nazis and white supremacists with counterprotesters.

Collins unsure if Trump will be 2020 nominee

Sen. Susan Collins, a moderate Republican, said Monday that she was unsure whether President Donald Trump would be her party's nominee for president again in 2020.

US Secret Service can't pay agents

The Secret Service cannot pay hundreds of agents to protect President Donald Trump and his large family, according to a report published Monday morning.

Cambridge Press reverses China censorship

Candy burqas challenge cultural stereotypes

The image of a veiled woman has become one of the most politically charged images of our time. The head-to-toe burqa, with a slit only for the eyes, is the most controversial of all the modes of veiling from a non-Muslim point of view.

Last US defector to North Korea dies

James Joseph Dresnok, believed to be the last remaining US soldier in North Korea, died last year, two of his sons said in video posted on a North Korean state-run news site.

Germany may ban gas, diesel cars

Turkey using Interpol for political purposes?

Turkey may be using the multinational police organization Interpol to hunt down political opponents of the country's president abroad, a German government spokesman said Monday.

Missing journalist 'died in accident' on submarine

Swedish journalist Kim Wall, missing since August 11 after boarding a privately built submarine, died in an accident and was buried at sea, the vessel's owner Peter Madsen told a court hearing in Denmark.

Children from Gaza visit Jerusalem for first time

London's Big Ben falls silent for four years

Watch as London's Big Ben chimes for the last time in four years. The iconic bell will remain silent until 2021 while conservation works are carried out.

Why Big Ben's silence upsets so many Brits

The White House is one of the most instantly recognizable buildings in the world -- a global symbol of American values and democracy. It is also a historic building, in need of constant repair and maintenance to ensure it remains safe and sound. It is now into its third century of life.

Secret Service can't pay agents to protect Trump and family

The Secret Service cannot pay hundreds of agents to protect President Donald Trump and his large family, according to a report published Monday morning.

The day the sun disappeared

It's not fake news; it's good news. It's a story that could eclipse all other stories.

The solar eclipse: As it happened

Afghanistan war: 16 years, thousands dead, no end in sight

America's longest war continues to trudge on and the bodies continue to pile up.

Barcelona attack: Suspected van driver Younes Abouyaaqoub shot dead

The man suspected of killing 13 people and injuring 120 others when he plowed his van into crowds of people in Barcelona on Thursday has been identified by Catalan authorities as Younes Abouyaaqoub.

US Navy plans 1-day operational pause following collisions

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson is expected to order a rare operational pause across the entire US Navy, a US defense official told CNN.

Germany: Turkey may be using Interpol to hunt down political opponents

Turkey may be using the multinational police organization Interpol to hunt down political opponents of the country's president abroad, a German government spokesman said Monday.

Barcelona attacker evaded police capture by ramming through checkpoint

The man suspected of killing 13 people and injuring 120 others when he plowed his van into crowds of people in Barcelona on Thursday has been identified by Catalan authorities as Younes Abouyaaqoub.

One dead after car runs into bus stops in Marseille

One person has died after a car ran into two bus shelters in the southern French city of Marseille, the city's police force told CNN.

Missing journalist 'died in accident' on submarine, owner says

Swedish journalist Kim Wall, missing since August 11 after boarding a privately built submarine, died in an accident and was buried at sea, the vessel's owner Peter Madsen told a court hearing in Denmark.

Nursing aide who raped patients going to jail

At first, no one believed them when they said the charming, well-liked aide in the nursing home where they lived had raped them.

10 sailors missing after US warship collides with oil tanker

Ten US Navy sailors are missing after a US Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore early Monday, the fourth accident in Asian waters involving a US warship in 2017.

Police name driver of Barcelona van attack still on the run

The man suspected of killing 13 people and injuring 120 others when he plowed his van into crowds of people in Barcelona on Thursday has been identified by Catalan authorities as Younes Abouyaaqoub.

Trump to Americans: Trust me on Afganistan

Donald Trump will ask Americans Monday to trust him on his new Afghanistan strategy, exercising a president's most somber duty, a decision on waging war, at a time when his own political standing is deeply compromised.

10 missing after US destroyer collision

A US Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant ship east of Singapore early Monday, the Navy's 7th Fleet said in a statement.

Trump to announce new Afghanistan strategy

Secretary of Defense James Mattis confirmed Sunday that a decision has been made on a new US strategy in Afghanistan.

'King of comedy' Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Mass protests in Hong Kong after jailing

Tens of thousands of people braved blazing summer heat Sunday to join a march in Hong Kong protesting the jailing of three pro-democracy leaders for their involvement in the 2014 "Umbrella Movement."

Bernstein: The Trump story we should cover

Analysis: What this Trump team photo tells us

Elon Musk: Ban killer robots worldwide

'Game of Thrones' actor: Winter is coming

In "Game of Thrones" -- the television show in which I play fictional knight Jaime Lannister -- one of the many stunning visual images on regular display is an overwhelmingly massive wall of ice. I know all too well that, were "Game of Thrones" a nonfiction world, that wall of ice would be seriously ...

Sierra Leone mudslide survivors recall horror

Zimbabwe's first lady in alleged assault

Haunting photographs of abandoned spaces

"My photos give life to dead places," says photographer and urban explorer Ilan Benattar. The Frenchman has traveled across Europe shooting its abandoned industrial spaces for his series, "Lost Factories."

Trump applauds protests fighting 'bigotry'

US Governor: We want Trump to 'get it together'

'Much loved' boy killed in Barcelona attack

Analysis: Everything is going great! In one Trump team photo

North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of drills

Sierra Leone mudslide survivors recall day mountain moved

Battle for Tal Afar begins; civilians flee city

US Governor: We're all rooting for Trump to 'get it together'