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The Afghan army is now fully in charge of combat operations. NPR's Tom Bowman heads out on a mission with troops as they engage the Taliban in one of its strongholds near the Pakistani border.
Despite controversy, a flight attendant and passenger say taking children out of Vietnam before the fall of Saigon in April, 1975, was the right thing to do.
As Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks to strengthen ties with America, he's facing tense times in his own neighborhood, mainly because of his views on World War II.
A new book looks at the female soldiers who served alongside elite special operations units in Afghanistan in order to connect with a population that was off-limits to male soldiers: Afghan women.
Though best known as the wife of the beloved TV host Steve Allen — and the sister of Honeymooners star Audrey Meadows — Jayne Meadows had a solid career in her own right.