Report: Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar deadReport: Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar deadThe Afghan government investigated reports Wednesday that Mullah Mohammad Omar died more than two years ago. USA TODAY's Robert Padavick discusses the news with world editor Owen Ullmann.
Taliban leader Mullah Omar supposedly deadTaliban leader Mullah Omar supposedly deadThe U.S. has a $10 million bounty on the Taliban's leader, who the Afghan government says is dead. Video provided by Newsy
Afghan intel agency: Taliban leader died two years agoAfghan intel agency: Taliban leader died two years agoThe Taliban has not commented on the reports.
Afghan official: At least 20 dead, 10 wounded in wedding gunfightAfghan official: At least 20 dead, 10 wounded in wedding gunfightMost of the dead were wedding guests aged 14 to 60 years old.
Afghan officials say Taliban take remote police baseAfghan officials say Taliban take remote police baseThe surrender included authorities handing over all the base's equipment.
Officials: NATO airstrike kills 7 Afghan troopsOfficials: NATO airstrike kills 7 Afghan troopsThe incident happened as coalition helicopters were flying over an area where clashes were underway between Afghan troops and Taliban fighters.
Navy captain fired as XO of Afghanistan trauma centerNavy captain fired as XO of Afghanistan trauma centerThe XO of NATO Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit has been relieved for alleged sexual harassment and poOr command climate.
'At least 18 killed' in attack near Afghan army base'At least 18 killed' in attack near Afghan army baseAt least 18 civilians were killed and six wounded in a suicide car bomb attack near a military base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, where Afghan and foreign soldiers are stationed, authorities say.
Reports: ISIL leader in Afghanistan killed in U.S. drone strikeReports: ISIL leader in Afghanistan killed in U.S. drone strikePentagon confirms that strikes were carried out, declines to elaborate
Young afghans find freedom through freerunning flipsYoung afghans find freedom through freerunning flipsOn the dusty streets of Kabul, amid the ruins of war, a group of young Afghans are finding freedom among the blast walls and checkpoints through the jumping, backflipping sport of parkour.
Army announces new assignments for general officersArmy announces new assignments for general officersThe Army chief of staff on Thursday announced new assignments for several general officers, according to a news release.
Foreign troops targeted in Kabul suicide attackForeign troops targeted in Kabul suicide attackAt least two people were killed in the incident and about 20 injured.
Raw: Blast in Taliban attack shakes politiciansRaw: Blast in Taliban attack shakes politiciansThe Taliban launched an attack on the Afghan parliament as lawmakers were meeting to confirm the appointment of a defense minister. (June 22)
Taliban launches suicide attack on Afghan parliamentTaliban launches suicide attack on Afghan parliamentThe independent Pajhwok news agency reported that a group of suicide bombers stormed the lower house of the building.
Video: Agent Orange and birth defectsVideo: Agent Orange and birth defectsThe Toxic Exposure Research Act would create a national center to study illnesses that arise in the descendants of veterans exposed to toxic substances during their military service.
Women in combat units: Final decision dueWomen in combat units: Final decision dueDeadlines looming later this year will force the military's top brass to either clear a path to eliminate all gender restrictions, or serve up a good reason why not.
Women in combat, immigration profiled in reservist's filmWomen in combat, immigration profiled in reservist's filmFor Capt. Rebecca Murga, telling the female combat story is just as important as putting on the uniform. Murga, a skilled filmmaker, photographer and writer, is working her latest short film, "American Girl," which follows a young girl's experience in...
- Memorial Day
Memorial Day TributeMemorial Day Tribute13WMAZ's Kari Van Horn pays tribute to those who gave their lives to protect our freedoms.
Hawaii NCO charged in Afghanistan FOB fuel-theft ringHawaii NCO charged in Afghanistan FOB fuel-theft ringTwo other soldiers admitted guilt in 2012 'jingle truck' scam
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Last Coastie RAID team returns from AfghanistanLast Coastie RAID team returns from AfghanistanThe Coast Guard's mission inspecting Army shipping containers ended May 11, when the team's last members returned home.
11 Afghan police jailed over mob killing of woman11 Afghan police jailed over mob killing of womanThe attack sparked protests in Afghanistan and reverberated around the world.
Suicide car bomb near Kabul airport kills at least 3Suicide car bomb near Kabul airport kills at least 3Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said that two Afghan women were killed in the blast.
Female aviator breaking ground in AfghanistanFemale aviator breaking ground in AfghanistanCapt. Lisa Becker is breaking ground as the first female American soldier to fly the Mi-17 alongside the Afghans.
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New studies focus on service dogs and PTSDNew studies focus on service dogs and PTSDA study of 100 post-9/11 veterans at Purdue University is designed to see if a dog trained to help a veteran with PTSD influences medical symptoms, social anxiety, relationships and more.
Four sentenced to death over mob killing of Afghan womanFour sentenced to death over mob killing of Afghan womanFour Afghan men were sentenced to death Wednesday for the savage lynching of a woman falsely accused of blasphemy, a landmark judgement in a nation where female victims often have little legal recourse. Video provided by AFP
Afghan judge sentences 4 to death in mob killing of womanAfghan judge sentences 4 to death in mob killing of womanThe March 19 killing of the 27-year-old woman named Farkhunda in a central Kabul street shocked many Afghans.
Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium outputAfghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium outputIt's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan — the country's intractable opium cultivation. This year, many Afghan poppy farmers are expecting a windfall as they get ready to harvest opium from a new variety of poppy seeds said to boost...