(WASHINGTON) -- In an exclusive interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, and the president's first since the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban, President Joe Biden stood firm in his defense of the United States' withdrawal, but asserted for the first time that he... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As Simone Biles' decision to withdraw from competition at the Olympics sent shockwaves around the world, one facet in particular stood out to former Olympic gymnasts: that she had the power to make that decision for herself. "I never remember feeling like... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- What Seddiqa Mahmoodi remembers most from that day were the screams. When a girls' school outside of Kabul was attacked last month in a triple bombing, the 17-year-old student sustained serious injuries to her leg and hand, only recently released from the... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- The United Nations paints a grim portrait of life in Afghanistan in a new situation report, highlighting increased violence and the spread of COVID-19 as the Taliban has taken control of dozens of districts in recent weeks. According to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres'... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two of R. Kelly's top lawyers no longer want to represent the disgraced R&B singer just two months before he’s scheduled to stand trial in a Brooklyn, New York, federal court on sex abuse charges. Lead defense attorney Steve Greenberg and Michael... Read More.
(PARIS) -- Tennis star Naomi Osaka said she's withdrawing from this year’s French Open. Osaka posted a statement to Twitter on Monday with her intention to withdraw from the Grand Slam tournament. It follows the controversy surrounding her decision to skip press conferences for the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden has decided to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that prompted America's longest war, officials said Tuesday. There are roughly 2,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan now. American troop levels reached... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. defense official confirmed to ABC News Tuesday that President Joe Biden will withdraw all U.S. forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of American involvement in the country's longest war. There are roughly 2,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan now.... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The United States is removing nearly 12,000 American troops from Germany and will move the headquarters of U.S. European Command from Germany to Belgium in a major repositioning of forces intended to increase the... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, JON HAWORTH, EMILY SHAPIRO and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 540,000 people worldwide.Over 11.6 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Amid reports that a Russian paramilitary unit offered the Taliban bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the Trump administration is pushing ahead with its peace process to end America's longest war and withdraw... Read More.
By JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Jay Clayton, the Trump administration's controversial pick to become U.S. attorney in the Southern District of New York, testified on Capitol Hill Thursday afternoon, as his anticipated nomination to the federal district court continues... Read More.