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Chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan was a turning point in Biden’s presidency : NPR

The Kabul airport was a chaotic mess in the weeks leading up the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan as Afghans tried to flee the country. Wakil Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Wakil Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images The Kabul airport was a chaotic mess in the weeks leading up the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan …

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A year on, the Taliban savor victory, while other Afghans pay the price : NPR

Kabul is awash in men and boys on rickety bicycles, because they can no longer afford the price of a bus ticket or a taxi. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption toggle caption Diaa Hadid/NPR Kabul is awash in men and boys on rickety bicycles, because they can no longer afford the price of a bus ticket …

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Iran denies it was involved in the attack on Salman Rushdie : NPR

Salman Rushdie is shown attending the 68th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner on Nov. 15, 2017, in New York. Evan Agostini/Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Agostini/Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Salman Rushdie is shown attending the 68th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner on Nov. 15, 2017, in New York. Evan Agostini/Evan Agostini/Invision/AP …

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China announces new drills around Taiwan as a U.S. delegation visits the island : NPR

U.S. Democrat Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts, left, and Democratic House member John Garamendi of California, second left, back, arrive with their wives at the parliament building in Taipei, on Aug. 15, 2022. Johnson Lai/AP hide caption toggle caption Johnson Lai/AP U.S. Democrat Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts, left, and Democratic House member John Garamendi …

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Anne Heche has died at 53, her spokesperson says : NPR

Anne Heche is shown at the 74th annual Directors Guild of America Awards, Saturday, March 12, 2022, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption toggle caption Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Anne Heche is shown at the 74th annual Directors Guild of America Awards, Saturday, March 12, 2022, at The Beverly …

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Norway euthanized a popular walrus, saying it posed a risk to humans : NPR

Freya the walrus is pictured sitting on a boat in Frognerkilen in Oslo, Norway, on July 18. Authorities in Norway said on Sunday that they have euthanized the walrus that had drawn crowds of spectators in the Oslo Fjord after concluding it posed a risk to humans. Tor Erik Schrøder/NTB Scanpix via AP hide caption …

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Salman Rushdie is ‘on the road to recovery,’ his agent says : NPR

Author Salman Rushdie, pictured in 2018, is expected to survive a stabbing attack, his agent says. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption toggle caption Rogelio V. Solis/AP Author Salman Rushdie, pictured in 2018, is expected to survive a stabbing attack, his agent says. Rogelio V. Solis/AP MAYVILLE, N.Y. — Salman Rushdie is “on the road to …

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Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, nicknamed India’s Warren Buffett, dies at 62 : NPR

A man takes a picture of a poster paying homage to veteran stock market investor and Indian billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala in Mumbai, India, on Sunday. Jhunjhunwala, died at the age of 62. Rafiq Maqbool/AP hide caption toggle caption Rafiq Maqbool/AP A man takes a picture of a poster paying homage to veteran stock market investor …

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Police investigate an incident with a car crash and gunfire near the U.S. Capitol : NPR

A man killed himself after crashing his car into a barricade and firing a gun, Capitol Police said Sunday. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images A man killed himself after crashing his car into a barricade and firing a gun, Capitol Police said Sunday. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Police are investigating an …

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