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More U.S. Troops Will Leave Afghanistan Before the Election, Trump Says

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President Trump said that there would be fewer than 5,000 American troops in Afghanistan by Election Day in November, signaling that the United States would...
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Rescue of Troubled Trucking Company With White House Ties Draws Scrutiny

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WASHINGTON — At a virtual congressional hearing in May, Senator Jerry Moran, Republican of Kansas, asked Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for help. A struggling trucking...
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Pentagon Admits to Civilian Casualties in Somalia for a Third Time

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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has admitted for the third time that its bombing campaign against terrorist groups in Somalia, which has been underway for more...
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Trump Administration Plans to Bypass Arms Control Pact to Sell Large Armed Drones

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration plans to announce on Friday that it will allow the sale of armed drones to other nations and bypass part...
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Accuse, Evict, Repeat: Why Punishing China and Russia for Cyberattacks Fails

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As smoke poured from the Chinese Consulate in Houston on Wednesday, the product of an old-fashioned ritual in which evicted diplomats touch off a bonfire...
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Rise in Virus Cases Near Bases in U.S. and Abroad Poses Test for Military

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WASHINGTON — More than 20,000 American service members have contracted the coronavirus, and the infection rate in the services has tripled over the past six...
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For Families of 9/11 Victims, Virus Further Slows the Pace of Justice

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This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. WASHINGTON — Terry Strada breathed a sigh of relief last summer when...