Military Says Soldier From NJ Was Seizing Taliban Weapons Cache When He Was KilledSgt. 1st Class Michael Goble was with his unit when they discovered Taliban weapons, said a spokesman for the U.S. forces in Afghanistan.
American Kevin King Freed In Taliban Prisoner Swap After 3 Years In CaptivityThree high-ranking Taliban prisoners have been swapped for American and Australian men who had been held hostage by the insurgent group since their abduction in 2016.
Bronx Man Arrested At JFK Trying Fly Overseas, Join The Taliban Fighters Against U.S.The suspect had been monitored by the FBI for some time, sources said.
2 New Yorkers Among Marines Killed In Afghanistan Roadside BombingStaff Sgt. Christopher Slutman, an FDNY firefighter, and Cpl. Robert Hendricks, a 25-year-old from Locust Valley, lost their lives in the bombing near their military base. Sgt. Benjamin Hines, 31, of York, Pennsylvania, was also killed.
At Least 95 Killed, 150 Wounded In Car Bombing In Afghan CapitalIt has been a month of relentless attacks in Afghanistan, with the Taliban and the Islamic State affiliate making alternate claims of responsibility.
Suicide Bomber Kills 4 U.S. Military Members At Bagram Air Field Base In AfghanistanDefense Secretary Ash Carter says two U.S. servicemen and two American contractors were killed. Another 16 U.S. service members and one Polish soldier were wounded.
CBS News: Taliban Leader Mullah Mansour Believed To Be Killed By US AirstrikeThe Pentagon says a U.S. airstrike has targeted Taliban leader Mullah Mansour.
Security Concerns Prompt Extended U.S. Troop Presence In AfghanistanThe president said the security situation in Afghanistan is fragile and more U.S. forces need to remain in the country.
Mohammed Gulab, Who Saved Navy SEAL In Afghanistan, Is In Need Of AsylumAn Afghani man’s heroism inspired a movie as he risked it all to save in American, but he himself has become the one in need.
NJ Authorities Caution Drug Users About Highly Lethal Brands Of HeroinState police are cautioning drug users that there are three highly lethal brands of heroin on the streets of New Jersey that have claimed six lives.
Pakistani-Americans React To Deadly Taliban Attack On SchoolTaliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing dozens of people.
Human Rights Group, Plan USA, Calls Malala Yousafzai A Beacon Of HopeThe honor coincides with the International Day of the Girl.
Federal Prosecutors Seek 25-Year Sentence In Connecticut Terror CaseAccording to court papers filed this week, prosecutors said Babar Ahmad supported Chechen fighters, the Taliban and al-Qaida with websites that sought cash, military equipment and personnel.
U.S. Reps: Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Should End Releases From GuantanamoFollowing the controversial Taliban prisoner swap, members of Congress on Monday were questioning whether other prisoners should be released from Guantanamo.
Swap Of Captured American Soldier, Taliban Detainees Stirs DebateThe Obama administration is facing mounting questions over the prisoner swap that won freedom for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after five years in Taliban hands.