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Trump vows to fight on in Afghanistan, offering few new details

Trump vows to fight on in Afghanistan, offering few new details

But “a hasty withdrawal would create a vacuum for terrorists, including ISIS and Al Qaida, would instantly fill,” giving them room to plot attacks like the September 11th 2001 strikes, the president said. He promised unprecedented pressure on nuclear-armed Pakistan to stop harboring extremist groups that target Afghan and U.S. ...

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Trump looks at sun during eclipse

Trump looks at sun during eclipse

View photos U.S. President Donald Trump looks up toward the solar eclipse while joined by his wife first lady Melania Trump on the Truman Balcony at the White House on August 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images) More President Trump joined the rest of the nation observing the ...

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NYPD union: Cops are victims of ‘blue racism’

NYPD union: Cops are victims of ‘blue racism’

Sgt. Ed Mullins, the head of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, center, speaks to the media outside of the Bronx Supreme Court after a police sergeant was indicted by a New York City grand jury on a murder charge in the Bronx borough of New York, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in ...

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Trump’s Afghanistan war speech: What to watch for

Trump’s Afghanistan war speech: What to watch for

View photos U.S. President Donald Trump returns a salute as he steps from Marine One to board Air Force One in Morristown, New Jersey, U.S., on his way back to Washington August 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque More calling for a U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, President Trump will use a prime-time ...

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American Jews hear the footsteps of white nationalists and worry

American Jews hear the footsteps of white nationalists and worry

WASHINGTON — The day after the election in 2016, Nancy Goldstein, a 55-year-old Brooklyn writer and academic who has never been to Israel, opened up her computer and began the process of applying for Israeli citizenship. In Washington, D.C., 49-year-old entrepreneur David Bennahum began the complex process of moving his ...

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Scenes from Boston's Counterprotest

Scenes from Boston's Counterprotest

One week after a white nationalist rally turned deadly in Charlottesville, Va., tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Boston to counter a “free speech” event staged by conservatives featuring speakers with extremist ties. An estimated 15,000 people marched in a procession that was over a mile ...

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