From Afghan interpreter to US homeless – the long road to the American dream

Zia Ghafoori, his pregnant wife and their three small children landed in the United States from their home in Kabul in September 2014. He held five US visas – a reward for 14 years of service as an interpreter with US Special Forces in Afghanistan. But the

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The pandemic turning point the White House didn’t want

Stepping into the East Room on Thursday, his face covered in black surgical fabric for the first time in weeks, the President made no attempt to disguise his disappointment at returning to the most charged symbol of the pandemic era. “In a significant part of the country, you

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Taliban fighters execute 22 Afghan commandos as they try to surrender

Dawlat Abad, Afghanistan (CNN)Over clear but unsteady video, the words ring out: “Surrender, commandos, surrender.” Several men emerge from a building; they are clearly unarmed. Video shows 22 Afghan commandos executed by the Taliban 03:37 Gunfire erupts. At least a dozen men are seen shot to death

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