Stakes in Afghanistan's parliamentary polls have never been higher coming days after a brazen insurgent attack killed a powerful police commander exposing a harrowing lack of security 17 years since a US-led coalition drove the Taliban from power.
New York City police say they've arrested two of a dozen people wanted in connection with a street brawl after a speech last week by the founder of a far-right group that's now facing a criminal investigation.
A brazen attack that the Taliban says targeted the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is a stark reminder of the formidable task the Trump administration faces to extricate America from its longest war.
Delegate Lee Carter of Virginia is expecting a rough campaign when he's up for re-election, so he's getting a jump on the opposition by self-disclosing a series of private, sometimes embarrassing details about his personal life.
The opening night at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland focused on the theme 'Making America Safe Again.' Presumptive GOP candidate Donald Trump introduced his wife Melania as "the next First Lady."