BY: LUIS MARTINEZ AND MATT SEYLER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday as a May 1 deadline looms for the possible withdrawal of all U.S. troops from the country. The deadline was part... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER, EMILY SHAPIRO and ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 96.9 million people worldwide and killed over 2 million of them, according to real-time data... Read More.
By BRUNO ROEBER, ALEEM AGHA and GUY DAVIES, ABC News(KABUL and LONDON) -- Tuesday’s announcement that U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan would be reduced from 4,500 to 2,500 by Jan. 15 by Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller, will fulfill President... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN and LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's top military chief and national security adviser are in open disagreement about U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.In different public appearances, National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien and... Read More.
By ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday that federal agents dispatched to Portland, Oregon, would not be ordered to depart the city until "safety" was restored, appearing to contradict statements a day earlier by the state's... Read More.
By LUKE BARR and ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- After unrest and public outcry over clashes between protesters and law enforcement, there will be a "phased withdrawal" of federal officers from Portland, the Oregon governor announced Wednesday."These... Read More.