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    U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will withdraw remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan, declaring that the Sept. 11 attacks "cannot explain" why American forces should still be there 20 years after the deadly assault on the United States.

  2. Police Shooting-Minnesota

    Kim Potter, a Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb, was charged with second-degree manslaughter on Wednesday.

  3. APTOPIX Electoral College Protests

    A blistering internal report by the U.S. Capitol Police describes a multitude of missteps that left the force unprepared for the Jan. 6 insurrection — riot shields that shattered upon impact, expired weapons that couldn't be used, inadequate training and an intelligence division that had few set standards.

  4. A pandemic-related mural in Bogota

    The European Union will look to extend a contract to supply the bloc with Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, as European Commission president Usrula von der Leyen voiced confidence Wednesday in its role in the continent's battle against the pandemic.

  5. 1208201220

    The Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to open in 100 days on July 23. But instead of a global spectacle, these Games will be all about restrictions and protocols to protect the health and safety of athletes and those around them.